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    New data released by the Minnesota Department of Health clearly shows that the state is experiencing a very severe flu season, with significant numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Although the numbers of hospitalizations reported …

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    11 Jan 13
  • McLeod County Sheriff

    The trial of a McLeod County Sheriff’s deputy scheduled to begin Monday was canceled when a judge dismissed the indictment on Friday. Deputy Mark Eischens was indicted by a grand jury on October 19 on …

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    10 Jan 13
  • 2012 WC Button

    The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival Committee is seeking design submissions for the 2013 Water Carnival Button. The public is invited to submit their design ideas.  Designs may be designed with up to three colors along with …

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    10 Jan 13
  • McLeod County Highway Dept

      The construction of bridge 43550, located approximately 5 miles north of Glencoe on McLeod County Road 15 over the south fork of the Crow River has been suspended until Spring due to weather. McLeod …

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    10 Jan 13
  • 2012 WC Button

     The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival Committee is seeking design submissions for the 2013 Water Carnival Button.  The public is invited to submit their design ideas. Designs may be designed with up to three colors along with black …

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    10 Jan 13
  • Hutchinson Health

    Due to a rise in influenza throughout the region, Hutchinson Health Hospital has instituted temporary restrictions on hospital visitors until the influenza outbreak subsides. The initiative is in response to an increase in the number …

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    10 Jan 13
  • Luce Line Trail

    The Hutchinson City Council Tuesday night revisited their support of Luce Line Trail improvements. In November, the council unanimously adopted a resolution to enter an agreement with the DNR allocating $750,000 from the city of Hutchinson for proposed improvements. …

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    09 Jan 13
  • Sparboe Farms

    Federal agents conducted “a law enforcement action” Tuesday at Sparboe Farms in Litchfield. The Star Tribune reports 10 people were arrested. Shawn Neudauer, regional spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), declined to reveal the reason for …

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    09 Jan 13