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  • 500 Block of Harmony Lane

    The name of the man that was fatally shot Sunday by law enforcement in Hutchinson has been released. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office identified him Monday as 49-year-old Luverne Roy Christensen. One of the officers …

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    03 Nov 15
  • Xcel Energy

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy Inc. is asking for a 9.8 percent electric rate hike in Minnesota that would be phased in over three years. The Minneapolis-based utility filed the rate case Monday. By 2018, …

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    03 Nov 15
  • court

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big Sugar and Big Corn face off in court this week in a bitter, multibillion-dollar battle of sweeteners that boils down to a mix of science, semantics and marketing. Jurors in …

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    03 Nov 15
  • HHS Improvements

    The Hutchinson school district will ask voters today (Tuesday) to approve a bond referendum to fund changes and improvements to the Hutchinson High School Campus and add security and safety measures at the Middle School …

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    03 Nov 15
  • HTI

    Hutchinson Technology Inc. is being purchased by TDK Corp., a Japanese electronics maker, for $126 million. The companies made the announced this morning (Monday). TDK is paying $3.62 per share for HTI, more than double …

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    02 Nov 15
  • 500 Block of Harmony Lane

    A Hutchinson police officer was airlifted to HCMC for treatment of a gunshot wound after police were called to a disturbance at a Hutchinson residence Sunday afternoon. Chief Dan Hatten says the officer’s injury is …

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    01 Nov 15
  • Schwendemann

    ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — An autopsy has confirmed that a body found in a farm field in west-central Minnesota is that of a missing college student. The Douglas County sheriff’s office said Friday that the …

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    31 Oct 15
  • High Speed Chase

    A 35-year-old Hutchinson man has been sentenced for fleeing a police officer in a high-speed chase in August. The West Central Tribune reports Brian Keith Berwald, was sentenced to the Commissioner of Corrections for 12 …

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    31 Oct 15