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  • Storage Unit

    A New Auburn man with outstanding McLeod and Sibley County warrants was arrested and taken to jail last week after apparently using a storage unit in Hutchinson for a “hideout” of sorts. Hutchinson police say …

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    16 Oct 12
  • Fatal Crash

    A bicyclist is dead after colliding with a semi early this morning in Kandiyohi County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident was reported just before 5am on Highway 71 at County Road 34, which …

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    16 Oct 12
  • Harvest

    Despite scattered showers in some areas, harvest progress was made in crops yet to be harvested, according to the USDA, NASS, Minnesota Field Office. As of October 14, the sugarbeet harvest advanced 33 percentage points from the …

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    16 Oct 12
  • Railroad Crossing

    Minnesota Department of Transportation officials say the Highway 22 rail crossing in Gaylord will be closed beginning Wednesday (Oct.17) for an upgrade. During the construction, traffic will be detoured to local streets. Officials say the upgrade …

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    16 Oct 12
  • felix-baumgartner-supersonic-freefall-leap

    Austrian Felix Baumgartner has become the first skydiver to go faster than the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 833.9mph (1,342km/h). In jumping out of a balloon 128,100ft (24 miles; 39km) above New …

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    15 Oct 12
  • Crash

    A Hutchinson woman was injured Friday night when she lost control of her motorcycle and went off the road. 46-year-old Adair Paulson was taken to the Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The …

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    15 Oct 12
  • Fire Line Do Not Cross

    An estimated 250 acres of slough, grass and wooded area was destroyed by fire Friday night and Saturday off Meeker County Road 34 in Harvey Township. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office Says five fire departments …

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    15 Oct 12
  • break ins

    Authorities in Sibley County are investigating a series of break-ins that occurred in the cities of Winthrop and Gaylord last week. Several Winthrop businesses were broken into, including GuidePoint Pharmacy, Tanker Bay, and Winthrop Lanes. …

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    15 Oct 12