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  • Ridgewater College Hutchinson Campus

    The Washington Monthly recently released its 2013 ranking of the nation’s 1,655 community colleges and Ridgewater was ranked high. With the importance of an education beyond high school tied to future earnings, experts say the low-cost option …

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    30 Aug 13
  • Fire

    There were some tense moments in Atwater early this morning (Thursday) when fire crews were called to the scene of a diesel fuel tanker truck that caught fire. KWLM reports Atwater Fire Chief Gerald Schwartz …

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    29 Aug 13
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    A slate of proposed security improvements at the McLeod County Courthouse in Glencoe has now evolved into a $7-million project. The McLeod County Chronicle reports the work includes constructing a new, secure lobby at the …

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    29 Aug 13
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    29 Aug 13
  • Gust Akerlund Studio

    The Cokato Historical Society has received a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants program.  Cokato Museum Director Mike Worcester says the grant will be used to fund Phase …

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    29 Aug 13
  • court

    A 59-year-old Svea woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of state lottery fraud for stealing more than $29,000 in lottery tickets from her employer. The West Central Tribune reports as part of the …

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    29 Aug 13
  • police lights

    A Hutchinson man was arrested after short chase with a Meeker County Sheriff’s Deputy last evening (Tuesday), just before 7pm. While on patrol, a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle that ran a stop light …

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    28 Aug 13
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    28 Aug 13