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  • Best Buy

    Officials with Best Buy say the Hutchinson Store will not close after all. After reports that employees at the Hutchinson store were telling customers that the store would not be closing, a Best Buy public …

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    12 Jul 12
  • Food Shelf Donations Needed

    The McLeod Emergency Food Shelf is in need of donations this month. Officials say since April 1st, more than 82,000 pounds of food has been distributed. This is more than was collected in the month …

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    11 Jul 12
  • Ice Cream Recall

    The Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, North Dakota is voluntarily recalling some brands of peppermint bon bon-flavored ice cream because they may contain eggs that aren’t listed on the label. The recalled products include half gallons …

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    10 Jul 12
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    Last month, in a closed session, the Hutchinson School Board evaluated Superintendent Daron VanderHeiden’s performance for the 2011-2012 school year. The school board gave a required public summary of Superintendent Daron VanderHeiden at last night’s …

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    10 Jul 12
  • 2C E

    U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Monday announced that her provisions banning dangerous synthetic drugs have been signed into law. Klobuchar’s provisions outlawing harmful synthetic substances such as 2C-E, which led to the death of a Minnesota …

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    10 Jul 12
  • Excessive Heat Warning

    An excessive heat warning remains in effect for southern Minnesota until 7 tonight (Friday), but “cooler” days are on the way. The National Weather Service says: Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Scam Alert

    It has been brought to the attention of the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office that a number of individuals have been receiving multiple variations of a mailing claiming they have been selected as the winner of a prize in …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Roger Erickson

    Authorities have released the name of  the man that died in Minnetrista Sunday evening after being crushed by a boat. He’s identified as 58-year-old Roger Erickson of Austin, Minnesota. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says Erickson …

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    05 Jul 12