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  • Fire

    About 1,400 hogs and about 600 piglets were killed in a barn fire west of Hector today (Wednesday). The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says at about 12:20pm they received several 911 calls reporting a hog …

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    29 Apr 15
  • liquor

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An effort to scrap Minnesota’s long-standing ban on Sunday liquor sales has failed again in the House, but opponents of the ban came much closer than two years ago. The …

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    29 Apr 15
  • HHS Harvard Yale Students

    Ruby Redekopp, junior student at Hutchinson HS, has been named as the local recipient of the Harvard Prize Book Award. She is the daughter of Jim and Sara Redekopp of Hutchinson. She currently is ranked …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Scam

    Authorities are investigating after a Hutchinson woman reported that she was swindled out of over $2,000 after trying to buy a puppy online. The woman told police that after seeing an ad online, she contacted …

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    28 Apr 15
  • dv563013

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police in Fargo say the man who they suspect robbed a Gate City Bank over the weekend has been arrested in Minnesota. The 34-year-old man was arrested on an initial charge …

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    28 Apr 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Health officials are confirming bird flu in 200,000 more turkeys in Minnesota, pushing the state’s toll to more than 3 million birds since the outbreak began in March. The U.S. …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Planting Corn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Despite cool, wet weather, Minnesota farmers are continuing a spring planting pace well ahead of last year and the five-year average. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, planting progress …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    Two Dassel men are charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl they met on a social networking website. The West Central Tribune reports 22-year-old Michael James Rarer and 48-year-old …

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    28 Apr 15