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  • Special Election

    Voters in State Senate District 20 will go to the polls today (Tuesday) to choose a successor to the late Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls. Kubly, a longtime legislator, died last month after a …

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    10 Apr 12
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      The 2nd Annual Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival motorcycle run is set to be held on Saturday, June 9th. Officials say same-day event registration and lineup begins at 9:00am at the Hutchinson Buffalo Wild Wings …

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    10 Apr 12
  • I 94

    A Monticello man was seriously injured Saturday night when he was struck while running across westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 94 near Albertville. 41-year-old Alejandro Merino was driving east on I-94 when he crashed into …

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    09 Apr 12
  • emergency lights

    A man died early Sunday morning after losing control of his ATV and hit a tree. The victim, whose name hasn’t been released pending notification of relatives, was treated at the scene and then died …

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    09 Apr 12
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    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for March. They are: Sophomore Mitch Schwerin, Juniors Ryan Duehn, Michael O’Fallon, Valerie Haekenkamp, Lisa Hruby, and Brianna Schmid, and Seniors Cora Howell and …

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    09 Apr 12
  • Road Construction

      The Minnesota Department of Transportation this week announced its road construction projects for 2012. There are a total of 316 projects Mn/DOT will be undertaking around the state this year, at a cost of …

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    07 Apr 12
  • fire danger

    Officials are warning of an elevated fire danger through the weekend for much of Minnesota. Fire danger ratings from the Department of Natural Resources show a high to extreme fire danger statewide due to low …

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    07 Apr 12
  • wildfire

    The McLeod County Fire Chiefs Association, along with the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office is urging residents of the county and surrounding area to use extreme caution while conducting controlled burns. Fire departments have been dispatched …

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    06 Apr 12