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  • Fatal Crash

    A Maple Lake teen is dead after a three-vehicle crash in Wright County’s Chathan Township early Tuesday evening. 16-year-old Emma Rodelius died at the scene. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says a car driven by …

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    24 Jul 13
  • Fatal Crash

    A man and woman from Maple Lake are dead after a four-vehicle crash on Highway 55 in Wright County Tuesday morning. The State Patrol says 71-year-old Delano Price and 80-year-old Lois Price died in the …

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    24 Jul 13
  • Renville County

    The Renville County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to adopt a $10 wheelage tax as allowed by the Legislature and will be imposed through 2018. The West Central Tribune reports the estimated $175,000 it …

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    24 Jul 13
  • Accident

    A 64-year-old rural Watkins man was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a tractor rollover incident Monday along 675th Avenue.  According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, David Kuechle was …

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    23 Jul 13
  • crops

    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service July 19th report, precipitation totals since April 1st for Hutchinson were 3.8 inches above the norm and 1.3 inches above the norm the last month. Precipitation totals …

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    23 Jul 13
  • MPCA

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has announced a public comment period on proposed amendments to state rules regulating animal feedlots. The comment period begins today (Tuesday, July 22) and ends August 26th. MPCA officials say the purpose …

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    23 Jul 13
  • Fort Ridgely

    The first German settlers in New Ulm and Milford Township have been called land thieves and squatters. Some say their settlement on Dakota land started the Dakota War of 1862. Local historians John LaBatte and Richard Runck …

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    23 Jul 13
  • crash investigation

    Three people were injured in a crash Saturday morning east of Hutchinson. According to the State Patrol, 53-year-old Vernon Johnson of Savage was driving a vehicle that collided with a vehicle driven by 52-year-old Cynthia Welker of Litchfield …

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    22 Jul 13