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  • Beer

    There’s more freedom this year as to where you drink beer at the McLeod County Fair.The Hutchinson City Council last night (Tuesday) approved a resolution amending the fairs’ liquor license consumption policy.Police Chief Dan Hatten …

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    14 Aug 13
  • Huey

    The Mcleod County Veterans Memorial Park in Hutchinson will soon have a new piece of military equipment on display. Hutchinson Mayor Steve Cook says the veterans group has been notified that approval has been given …

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    14 Aug 13
  • Cokato Corn Carnival

    The Miss Cokato Coronation ceremony was held at the Cokato Corn Carnival Tuesday night. The 2013-14 Queen is Hannah Thinesen. Ruby Bauman and Jaydene Ferrell are the new Princesses.  Two were selected as Miss Congeniality; …

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    14 Aug 13
  • Fire

    Monday afternoon, at 2:45 p.m. the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and the Dassel Fire Department responded to 31344 CSAH 19 for a shed fire. The owner, Junice Anderson, age 70 of Kimball had just mowed …

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    13 Aug 13
  • Jenkins

     Kandiyohi County Judge Michael Thompson Monday denied a request by Devon Jenkin’s parents that the teen murder suspect be released to their custody pending further court hearings. The 16-year-old from Willmar, is charged with two …

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    13 Aug 13
  • custodian

    The Hutchinson School Board Tuesday night approved a two-year contract with the Local 284 Employee Union/Custodians and Maintenance Workers. Director of Business and Finance Donna Luhring says the total salary increase for the two-year package …

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    13 Aug 13
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District will put two questions to voters in November, one to renew the current operating levy, the other for additional revenue to maintain current district services. Because of changes made by state …

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    13 Aug 13
  • crash investigation

    A 38-year-old Hutchinson man was injured in a one-vehicle crash south of Brownton Monday afternoon. Jason Cross was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol says Cross was southbound …

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    13 Aug 13