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  • MN River Access

    The Department of Natural Resources has closed the Thompson Ferry Public Water Access on the Minnesota River in Jordan. Recent river bank slumping caused extensive damage to the boat ramp, creating unsafe conditions. Boaters needing …

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    11 Aug 17
  • Foggy Morning

    A foggy morning today (Friday), but the National Weather Service predicts a nice weekend on the way. Today (Friday): Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly …

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    11 Aug 17
  • Restored Rotunda Ceiling

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) The State Capitol Grand re-Opening celebration kicks off today (Friday). After nearly four years of construction, the restored Capitol building–with a $310 million price tag–is ready for its close-up. Activities …

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    11 Aug 17
  • Fire

    MELROSE, Minn. (AP) — A cattle barn fire has killed about two dozen calves in central Minnesota. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and Elrosa firefighters were called to a barn fire at the …

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    11 Aug 17
  • court

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have charged a St. Cloud man with second-degree murder for allegedly throwing a punch that killed another man. The criminal complaint against 21-year-old Travis Johnson accuses him of striking …

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    09 Aug 17
  • Cokato Corn Carnival 2017

    The 70th Annual Miss Cokato competition was held at the Corn Carnival last evening (Tuesday). Miss Cokato is Marissa Engquist. Princess is Gus Munson. Miss Congeniality is Delany Keaveny. For more information on the Cokato Corn …

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    09 Aug 17
  • packages

    Hutchinson Police are investigating the theft of packages that were delivered to a Hutchinson woman’s home Thursday. The victim, who lives in the 600 block of Elm Street NE, told police that tracking information indicated …

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    08 Aug 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police assisted a Metro Police Department in arresting a suspect wanted in connection with a shots fired incident that occurred at a residence in Brooklyn Park. Brooklyn Park Police had reason to believe the …

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    08 Aug 17