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  • 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
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    The U.S. Agriculture Department announced Monday it will close nearly 260 offices nationwide, a move that won praise for cutting costs but raised concerns about the possible effect on food safety. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack …

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    10 Jan 12
  • WCSO BADGE_1

    The Minnesota Department of Corrections will be hosting a public notification meeting on a Level 3 Predatory Offender moving to Waverly. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says the meeting will be held Wednesday (January 11th) …

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    09 Jan 12
  • Model t snowmobile

    Due to the ongoing dearth of snow in the Cokato area, officials say the 5th Annual Upper Midwest Model T & Model A Snowmobile Rally will be reduced in scope. Originally scheduled for Saturday and …

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    09 Jan 12
  • Elite Publishing & Design

    The Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau is warning local businesses about an Illinois company trying to sell them advertisements for a “Hutchinson Guide” under false claims. The company, Elite Publishing & Design, …

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    06 Jan 12
  • wells fargo

    A fund has been set up for a Minnesota high school hockey player paralyzed in a game last week. Donations can be mailed to the Jack Jablonski Fund, P.O. Box 16387, St. Louis Park, Minnesota …

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    06 Jan 12
  • thin ice on river

    Due to the unusually mild weather, which is making lake ice conditions questionable at best, McLeod County officials have closed Winsted Lake to all motorized traffic. McLeod County Sheriff Scott Rehmann says that includes snowmobiles, …

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    06 Jan 12