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  • corn pile

     WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s corn crop may be larger than first thought, thanks to recent rains. Last month, the U.S. Agriculture Department estimated the state corn crop at a big 168 bushels an acre. …

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    12 Sep 14
  • arrest

    (SHAKOPEE, Minn.)  The murder suspect at the center of a manhunt is now in custody. KEYC TV reports Shakopee Police confirmed via social media that they’ve arrested 44 year-old Lyle “Ty” Hoffman. Authorities think he …

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    11 Sep 14
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    11 Sep 14
  • Hutchinson City Council

    The Hutchinson City Council this week adopted the preliminary 2015 tax levy, as required by state law. The city’s budget is just over 11.3-million dollars. Controller Andy Reid says the 2015 preliminary general fund tax …

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    11 Sep 14
  • medals and ribbons

    A 54-year-old Willmar man who reportedly has been impersonating a decorated Army officer at various events is in custody on an unrelated charge. The West Central Tribune reports Richard Arthur Rahn is being held in …

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    11 Sep 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    A Cokato man was injured in a trenching accident north of Howard Lake Tuesday. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, 63-year-old Michael Kelley was working in a field in Middleville Township when he fell …

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    11 Sep 14
  • Growler

    The Hutchinson City Council adopted a resolution this week amending the city code of ordinances adding language allowing tap rooms and brew pubs by conditional use permit, as they continue tweaking rules and regulations allowing …

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    11 Sep 14
  • 9 11 Anniversary

    UNDATED (AP) — Today, Americans mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. President Barack Obama and the first lady will attend an observance ceremony at the Pentagon. In New York, family members …

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    11 Sep 14