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  • Emergency

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in southern Minnesota are treating the death of a 16-year-old girl whose body was found in a field as suspicious. The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office was called around 6:30 …

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    05 Nov 15
  • court

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Ramsey County jury has awarded more than $8 million to a man who says he was molested by a priest in northern Minnesota when he was a boy. Fifty-two-year-old …

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    05 Nov 15
  • Election Results

    Results in Other Local Election Races last night…   In the  Annandale School District, the $4 Million Dollar Bond issue Passed 1,045 to 669.  The Money will be used to improve the school and athletic …

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    04 Nov 15
  • 500 Block of Harmony Lane

    More information is expected to be released today (Wednesday) or tomorrow in connection with the officer involved shooting Sunday in Hutchinson that left the suspect dead and one officer wounded. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal …

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    04 Nov 15
  • Sibley East School

    The Gaylord farmer who challenged the Sibley East School District referendum in court last year has asked the judge to sanction the school district for damages against him. In a motion filed Monday, Nathan Kranz …

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    04 Nov 15
  • health care costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials are in the middle of a massive effort to shift hundreds of thousands of low-income residents to new health care plans. It’s a byproduct of a statewide bid …

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    04 Nov 15
  • Bond Referendum Vote

    Voters in the Hutchinson school district overwhelmingly approved the bond referendum today (Tuesday) that will fund changes and improvements to the Hutchinson High School Campus and add security and safety measures to the Middle School …

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    03 Nov 15
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for October. They are: Freshmen Elizabeth Wortz and Jessica Bahena-Flores, Sophomores Jenna Schweikert, Michael McRaith, and Brandon Barnaal, Juniors Jena Johnson and Paige Schilling, …

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    03 Nov 15