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  • unemployment rate

    Minnesota employers added 2,600 jobs in March, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The gains, offset partially by revised figures showing the state lost 1,100 more …

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    17 Apr 14
  • United Way

    McLeod County, Minnesota (4/16/14) – United Way of McLeod County Board President Dave Schwedler announced that the regional non-profit will partner with 37 programs in 2014. The organization recently completed its Community Investment Review for …

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    17 Apr 14
  • MPCA

    St. Paul,Minn.– The ethanol plant inBuffaloLakeformerly owned by Minnesota Energy is in the process of correcting water and air quality permit violations, and must pay a $10,000 civil penalty, according to an agreement with the …

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    17 Apr 14
  • crash investigation

    Seven people, including five teens, were injured Wednesday when a semi collided with a school bus near Renville. None of the injuries were life-threatening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident was happened at …

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    17 Apr 14
  • Placid April Snow Scene at KDUZ/KARP/KGLB Radio Station, Hutchinson, MN

    Just when it seemed like spring was here, an April snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Minnesota. The National Weather Service reports nearly 15 inches of snow in Milaca, …

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    17 Apr 14
  • Firefighter

    A home southwest of Klossner in Nicollet County was destroyed by fire Tuesday. The fire, in a rental house on the Robert and Clair Gieseke farm on County Road 5, the Fort Road, was reported …

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    16 Apr 14
  • marbles

    Windows in Hutchinson are being broken by vandals using marbles. Over the past few weeks, Hutchinson Police have taken several reports of residents hearing loud noises in their homes and finding windows shattered. Vehicles are …

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    16 Apr 14
  • knife

    A 17-year-old Willmar teenager pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a second-degree assault charge for allegedly stabbing a man Monday at a Willmar residence. The West Central Tribune reports River Theodore Pendleton is scheduled to make …

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    16 Apr 14