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  • Voter ID Sign

    Voters will decide in November whether government-issued photo identification should be required when voting in Minnesota, after lawmakers approved the ballot measure Wednesday and ended a years-long dispute. The Senate approved the measure Wednesday afternoon …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Jacobs Law Signing

    Governor Mark Dayton signed “Jacob’s Law” Wednesday afternoon. The new law directs law enforcement to notify both parents if a child is the victim of neglect, physical abuse, or sexual abuse occurring outside the family. …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Speaking About Library Books...

    Doug Ohman will be speaking at the Hutchinson Public Library on Monday, April 9th at 7:00 p.m. With his new book, Libraries of Minnesota, experts say Ohman will take you on a trip back in …

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    04 Apr 12
  • NTSB

    The National Transportation Safety Board is now investigating the motor home crash in Kansas that killed five members of a Minnesota family. The agency is investigating laws that allowed a 17-year-old to drive the 57,000-pound …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Energy Rebate Program

    The Hutchinson HRA announces availability of a new HRA energy rebate program for owner occupied homes located in Hutchinson. Officials say the program provides up to a $250 energy rebate when using the Community Fix …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Ridgewater Instructor Receives Award

    Sam Nelson, History Instructor at Ridgewater College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach at the Kazan Institute of Economics, Management, and Law for the entire 2012-13 academic year. That’s according to the …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Health

    A variety of elements went into the latest county health rankings in Minnesota. Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Doctor Ed Ehlinger, says counties were ranked in two categories: health outcomes and health factors. He says 10% …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Brown County Courthouse

    A 20-year-old Fairfax man has been charged with 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct in Brown County Court after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl. Eloy Figueroa was reportedly in the relationship with the …

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    03 Apr 12