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  • United Way

    McLeod County, Minnesota (7/25/17) – The United Way of McLeod County has announced the election of Steve Synstelien, to replace outgoing Board President Ron Johnson. Additionally, Rachel Schrempp was elected Vice-President, while Sherry Lund was …

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    26 Jul 17
  • highway 7 sign

    Highway 7 is now reopen near Blomkest. MNDOT planned to have it open by July 5th but wet weather pushed the date back. The project still includes the resurfacing of Highway 7 from the intersection …

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    26 Jul 17
  • Rep Dean Urdahl

    ST. PAUL – After four years and $310 million spent restoring the state Capitol, State Rep. Dean Urdahl hopes Minnesotans are ready to party like it’s 1905. The Capitol will host a wide range of …

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    26 Jul 17
  • News 7-25-17

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    25 Jul 17
  • court

    LITCHFIELD — A 22-year-old Watkins man was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison for sexually assaulting two young children. The West Central Tribune reports that Thomas Lee Voigt Jr. had been charged with six …

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    25 Jul 17
  • Renville County MN

    A Fire northeast of Franklin in Renville County has destroyed a house. Monday night around 6 pm the Renville County Sheriff’s Office got the call from the 41000 block of 660th avenue near Franklin. When …

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    25 Jul 17
  • Uponor

    Hutchinson is getting a new manufacturer. Uponor North America announced in a news release on the companies’ website that it has purchased a facility formerly owned by Hutchinson Technology. The 6.35 million dollar purchase is …

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    24 Jul 17
  • News 7-24-17

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    24 Jul 17