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  • 2012 elections

    The local election season is getting set to kick into high gear. Filings for city and township offices, along with school board seats open up Tuesday (July 31). The filing period will remain open for …

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    27 Jul 12
  • silver lake police

    Silver Lake has a new police chief. The Silver Lake Leader reports the city council appointed Forrest Henriksen as the new chief. The 27 year old takes over for former Chief Bill Hummel who resigned …

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    27 Jul 12
  • grove city

    The Grove City clerk was fired and the city’s maintenance supervisor was formally reprimanded Thursday for actions following the Father’s Day storm that left the town without power for three days. The West Central Tribune …

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    27 Jul 12
  • HTI Logo

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated today reported a net loss of $13.9 million, or $0.59 per share, on net sales of $61.0 million for its fiscal third quarter ended June 24. In the preceding quarter, the company …

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    27 Jul 12
  • night_book1

    A Fairfax artist has won two awards for her Children’s book illustrations. Jana Niemela won the awards after illustrating the book “Night-A counting backwards book”. Niemela is a graduate of Ridgewater College in Hutchinson and …

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    26 Jul 12
  • Michele_Bachmann1

    Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann is in the news again, this time for a different reason. The Newspaper “The Hill” has named Bachmann to it’s 50 most beautiful people list. The republican congresswoman ranks #10 on …

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    26 Jul 12
  • MN State Patrol

    Two people are dead following a head on crash just west of Redwood Falls. According to the State Patrol report 33 year old Kari Ouoba of Fairmont and 76 year old Alvin Wohnoutka were killed …

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    26 Jul 12
  • litch_story

    25 year old Benjamin Jeffrey Norlin of Litchfield, made his first court appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle for allegedly running from a Kandiyohi County sheriff’s …

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    25 Jul 12