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  • crash investigation

    A Pine River man was injured in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Hutchinson this morning (Tuesday). 77-year-old Jerome Laplante was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol says he …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Minnesota National Guard

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Military families and supporters are gathering at the State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul Tuesday morning in recognition of military youth on national “Purple Up!” day. The program, which begins at 9 a.m. will include: …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Archdiocese

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A task force examining the way the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis handled allegations of sexual abuse by priests says too much power was given to one or two people to …

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    15 Apr 14
  • HTI

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) announced that it has appointed Mark Jelkin as the company’s vice president of engineering.   In this position Jelkin will be responsible for setting technology strategy, overseeing product and process …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Fatal Crash

    46-year-old Lake Lillian woman was killed in a two vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 7 south of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Lisa Heidecker was …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Burning Restrictions

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will place burning restrictions over the central part of the state beginning today (Monday, April 14) because fire danger is expected to rapidly increase as winds pick up and …

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    14 Apr 14
  • Little Falls

    Jury selection begins today (Monday) in the trial of a Little Falls man charged with shooting two teens during a burglary.  MNN reports 65-year-old Byron Smith is accused of first-degree murder in the deaths of …

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    14 Apr 14