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    Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge David Minge is retiring. Governor Mark Dayton’s office made the announcement Wednesday of an upcoming vacancy for the court’s Second Congressional District seat. The announcement says Minge is retiring on …

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    12 Jan 12
  • AmericanCrystalSugarLogo

    Union leaders for locked-out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers say they have asked a federal mediator to lead another round of negotiations with the company. About 1,300 workers at Crystal plants in North Dakota, Minnesota …

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    12 Jan 12
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    A woman was seriously injured Wednesday morning when her vehicle went off the road and struck a tree near Little Rock Lake. Deputies were called at 7:50 a.m. to the crash in Mayhew Lake Township. …

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    12 Jan 12
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    The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to close seven offices in Minnesota, including a food safety office in Minneapolis, which serves five states. The decision is part of a nationwide plan to shut down 259 …

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    11 Jan 12
  • Hutchinson Fire Truck

    This December turned out to be one of the busiest months of the year for the Hutchinson Fire Department in a record-setting year. The Hutchinson Fire Department responded to a new record high of 475 …

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    11 Jan 12
  • Jim Popp

    After over two-and-a-half decades as a member of the Hutchinson Fire Deparment, the Batallion Chief is retiring. Over a 27-year career, Jim Popp rose through the ranks from Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Fire Inspector, and Fire …

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    11 Jan 12
  • Federal Threats/Sentencing

    A New Prague woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for threatening to kill several law enforcement officers. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson sentenced 47-year-old Kim Rolene Hutterer on Monday. She pleaded guilty …

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    10 Jan 12
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking comments on a water quality improvement report for Rice Lake in southern Stearns County. The report focuses on pollution caused by excess nutrients in the lake. Rice Lake …

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    10 Jan 12