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  • Wrobleski

    A defendant, who had eluded law officers while on a crime spree last summer, has pleaded guilty. The West Central Tribune reports 38-year-old Matthew James Wrobleski of Willmar pleaded guilty Monday in District Court in …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Investigation

    Hutchinson Police are investigating the circumstances of an injured man that occured Sunday. At 2:30 am Sunday, Hutchinson Police Services responded to 1171 Blackhawk Drive SW following a 911 call reporting an unresponsive man at …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Burn Ban Lifted

    The spring green-up is allowing authorities to lift burning restrictions in 13 Central Minnesota and Twin Cities metro counties. Restrictions come off at 8 a.m. Friday in Anoka, Benton, Chisago, Dakota, Douglas, Hennepin, Isanti, Pope, …

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    24 Apr 12
  • emergency lights

    A Cosmos man was killed in a car crash in Renville County on Sunday. 79-year-old Lester Schultz died at the scene. The crash happened at the intersection of County Roads 5 and 4, about 6 …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Renville Sibley Fiber

    The Sibley County Board will be re-addressing a proposal to bring high-speed internet access to rural and urban areas of the county during its meeting this week. The board had tabled a vote on whether …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Sky Waters Art

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Coalition, Association of Zoos and Aquariums and Ogden Museum of Southern Art/University of New Orleans proudly announce the winners of the 2012 Endangered Species Day Youth Art …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Department of Justice1

    A 32-year-old Hutchinson man was sentenced in federal court Thursday for conspiring to distribute drugs. Joshua Anthony Munoz was sentenced to 10 years in prison on one count of conspiracy to distribute marijuana and methamphetamine. …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Ethanol Company Pays MPCA Fine

    Bushmills Ethanol, Inc. has paid an $800,000 civil penalty for wastewater treatment violations for discharging wastewater containing unpermitted levels of dissolved minerals (salts) and other pollutants and then providing inaccurate information about the discharges at …

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    20 Apr 12