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  • IMAG0242

    Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash in Wright County just after midnight this morning (Thursday). 64-year-old Lyndon Lane Sheplee of Cokato died at the scene. Authorities say the initial investigation …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Hutchinson Utilities

    Power went out to residents living in the northwest section of Hutchinson for a time this morning, but was restored within about 35 minutes. Hutchinson Utilities Director of Electricity Steve Lancaster says an underground line failed at about …

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    14 Jun 12
  • MPCA

    Veolia Environmental Services has proposed construction of a 72-acre landfill expansion on existing Veolia property in Wright County. The proposed expansion would be used for residential and commercial waste, as well as construction and demolition …

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    14 Jun 12
  • School Board Election

    Hutchinson School District residents will have the opportunity to vote for a handful of school board candidates in November. The Hutchinson School Board this week approved resolutions for 3 school board spots that are part …

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    14 Jun 12
  • John Springer

    A Kandiyohi man has been sentenced to prison on a weapon charge. The West Central Tribune reports 22-year-old John Francis Springer was sentenced Monday to 60 months in prison on a felony charge of possession of a …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Wrobleski

    38-year-old Matthew James Wrobleski of Willmar, knows he is going to prison, but he will have to wait another month to learn for just how long. The West Central Tribune reports that parties involved in …

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    13 Jun 12
  • City of Hutchinson

    The Hutchinson City Council last night (Tuesday) began discussion on whether the city should create a Nuisance Code Officer position to handle and enforce violations that fall under the nuisance ordinance. Mayor Steve Cook and …

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    13 Jun 12
  • tornado

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down about 6 miles south-southwest of Belle Plaine Sunday night. The tornado was on the ground for about 2 miles beginning at around 8:15pm. It …

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    13 Jun 12