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  • Meeker County Courthouse

    LITCHFIELD — A former employee of a Litchfield auction business pleaded guilty Monday in Meeker County District Court to felony charges of receiving stolen property and fifth-degree drug possession. The West Central Tribune reports 28-year-old …

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    12 Aug 15
  • Christensen Farms

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An animal welfare group is calling on prosecutors to file criminal charges against workers and managers at a southwestern Minnesota hog farm. Los Angeles-based Last Chance for Animals on Tuesday released an …

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    12 Aug 15
  • HHS Improvements

    The Hutchinson school district will ask voters this fall to approve issuing bonds to fund changes and improvements to the Hutchinson High School Campus. The bond referendum will be put to voters on Tuesday, November …

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    11 Aug 15
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has a new Activities Director. The school board Tuesday evening approved a one-year contract for Thayne Johnson. Johnson replaces Paul Szymanski, who resigned a couple of weeks ago. Johnson’s contract becomes …

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    11 Aug 15
  • crash investigation

    A 4-year-old girl and 24-year-old woman from Hector were injured in a one-vehicle rollover Monday morning near Lake Lillian. The crash happened just before 10 a.m. along Minnesota Highway 7 near Kandiyohi County Road 74. …

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    11 Aug 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Health officials say lab tests have determined that a Minnesota teenager did not die from a water parasite as initially suspected, but instead from a bacterial disease. Fourteen-year-old Hunter Boutain, …

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    11 Aug 15
  • barley

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s small-grain farmers are making substantial harvest progress while the state’s corn and soybean crops are in great shape. In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the …

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    11 Aug 15
  • Renville County Sheriff

    (Renville County, MN) A 42-year-old man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash in Renville County Saturday morning. At about 8:00 AM, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one vehicle rollover …

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    10 Aug 15