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  • online testing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s $38 million contract with a vendor to run its online proficiency testing system is encountering glitches that have school officials worried ahead of the spring testing season. The St. …

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    29 Dec 14
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    The Director of the Hutchinson Economic Development Authority is facing several charges after being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol this week. Thirty-one-year-old Lee Walton Miller of Hutchinson has been charged with 3rd-degree …

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    26 Dec 14
  • crash investigation

    Two Willmar men were injured in a two-vehicle crash last night (Thursday) near Dassel. The State Patrol says an SUV was westbound on Highway 12 and slid on ice as it approached the intersection with …

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    26 Dec 14
  • gas prices dropping

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — Some Minneapolis drivers are happier after they got to fill up their tank with gas that was less than two-dollars-a-gallon. On Christmas Day, The BP on Lyndale Avenue changed their price for …

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    26 Dec 14
  • logo-mdh

    The Minnesota Department of Health said a third young person has died of influenza as the flu season hits early and hard. The Health Department confirmed the death Wednesday in detailing flu activity around the …

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    26 Dec 14
  • gift

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Jared Brigmon wasn’t kidding when he told his fiancee he needed help carrying her Christmas gift home. Brigmon surprised longtime girlfriend Misty Maurer on Christmas Eve by buying her a …

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    26 Dec 14
  • substitute teachers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota schools are hurting from a substitute teacher shortage. The Star Tribune reports teachers are heading to class sick and principals are splitting children between classrooms or even taking up teaching duties. …

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    26 Dec 14
  • Hutchinson City Council

    The Hutchinson City Council held their last regular meeting of 2014 Tuesday evening and they had plenty to do. The council approved their 2015 budgets and levies, which included adopting the general fund budget at …

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    24 Dec 14