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  • water in fields

    Crop conditions getting Better – some replant may be needed by area growers. Source: David Nicolai, Extension Educator, Crops. Topsoil moisture supplies declined slightly this past week as daytime high temperatures reached 90° or higher in most …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Senator Scott Newman

    State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson is hosting a series of town hall meetings in the area in the next few days. Today (Tuesday), he’s hosting a townhall in Winsted at the Roadhouse Coffee Shop from 1:00pm …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Storms

    Thunderstorms continued to rumble through the area this morning (Tuesday) causing some damage. Utility crews were called to a Lester Prairie residence in McLeod County early this morning after the resident reported a large three had fallen on …

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    19 Jun 12
  • MPCA

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking comments on a water quality improvement report for the North Fork Crow River watershed, which flows through eight counties, mainly Stearns, Kandiyohi, Meeker, and Wright counties. The report, …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Wind

    Early reports from the storm that rolled through west central Minnesota Sunday night indicate several homes and barns were damaged and trees and power lines were downed resulting in power outages. The National Weather Service …

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    18 Jun 12
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    The 70th Annual Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival is now history, but not before a new Miss Hutchinson and princess were crowned. Master of Ceremonies Bill Corby announced on Sunday Night that Miss Hutchinson 2012 is …

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    18 Jun 12
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    Clouds cleared in time for Hutchinson’s Water Carnival Kiddie Day Parade and the Junior Royalty Coronation. Dozens of kids dressed up in costumes for categories including TV and Movies, Historical Figures, Clowns and Bums, and …

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    16 Jun 12
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    Among the talent and beauty that was seen at the 2012 Miss Hutchinson pageant last night, a new Woman of the Year and Mr. Hutchinson were named. The 2012 Woman of the Year is Mary …

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    16 Jun 12