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    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul high school teacher who teaches writing and English to immigrant students has been named Minnesota’s 2015 Teacher of the Year. Amy Hewett-Olatunde was announced Sunday as the 51st …

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    04 May 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials are reporting two more turkey flocks presumed to have bird flu. The presumed cases reported Friday are in Kandiyohi and Meeker counties. Both counties have already been …

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    02 May 15
  • Meeker County Sheriff

    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office along with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal of Apprehension, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, executed multiple search warrants in the 200 Block of North State Street in the City …

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    01 May 15
  • HTI

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) is reporting a net loss of $9.7 million, or $0.29 per share, on net sales of $62.4 million, for its fiscal second quarter ended March 29, 2015.  The net loss …

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    01 May 15
  • pay it forward

    Today, Friday, May 1st, has been declared by Mayor Gary Forcier as Random Acts of Kindness Day in Hutchinson. He signed the proclamation at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The idea is to encourage residents to do a …

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    01 May 15
  • marijuana leaf1

    The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says it inadvertently destroyed 21 pounds of marijuana in its property room tied to a drug case of a Minneapolis man. KSTP reports the marijuana was originally discovered missing in …

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    01 May 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say the state has three more presumed cases of bird flu. One flock is in Otter Tail County and the other two are in Stearns County. The …

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    01 May 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson police were called to a residence in the 700 block of Hilltop Drive early Tuesday evening after getting a report of a suicidal man, potentially having a gun. Authorities say the tactical team responded …

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    01 May 15