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  • Olivia Man Sentenced in Stabbing

    An Olivia man has been sentenced in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred in July. The West Central Tribune reports 48-year-old William Thomas Lewis Sr. was sentenced last week to 15 months in prison, …

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    15 Nov 11
  • Detour

    Motorists traveling on Highway 19 west of Henderson will be detoured beginning today (Tuesday, Nov. 15) at 11 a.m. for crews to make repairs in an area that was damaged by spring flooding. MnDot officials …

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    15 Nov 11
  • soap_box

    State Senator Scott Newman (R-Hutchinson) and fellow legislators will continue hosting town hall meetings this week throughout District 18. Sen. Newman will be joined by Rep. Ron Shimanski (R-Silver Lake) in Hutchinson on Tuesday (Nov. …

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    14 Nov 11
  • ridgewaterhutchinson

    In observance of College Application Week, Ridgewater College will be waiving the $20 application fee for new applications received during the week of November 14, 2011. Officials say the fee waiver is applicable to any …

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    14 Nov 11
  • money symbol

    McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer, Cindy Schultz is reminding McLeod County residents that the second half property tax payments for agricultural properties are due Tuesday, November 15th. Payments are accepted by mail, in person at the McLeod …

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    14 Nov 11
  • grain_bins

    A New Ulm man was seriously injured in a grain bin accident in the City of Cleveland on Monday. 67-year-old Eldon John Jones was reportedly helping remove corn from the bin when he became entangled …

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    10 Nov 11
  • scam alert

    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says it’s continually receiving reports of citizens who are scammed out of large sums of money through various internet, mail and phone scams. Authorities say typically the scam involves wiring …

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    10 Nov 11
  • leaves

    Because of the relatively mild weather recently and because the amount of leaves still on the trees, Hutchinson city officials have extended their leaf removal service. Public Works Manager John Olson says weather permitting, the …

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    10 Nov 11