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  • Diocese of New Ulm

    The Diocese of New Ulm received another lawsuit over priest sexual abuse allegations. The lawsuit claims that church leaders were negligent in their supervision of Father Michael Skoblik. Skoblik served in the New Ulm Diocese …

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    21 Oct 14
  • HTI

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (Nasdaq:HTCH) Monday reported preliminary results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended September 28, 2014. The company shipped 117.1 million suspension assemblies in the fourth quarter, above the company’s previously announced guidance of 110million …

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    21 Oct 14
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    An investigator from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration began work Monday at the Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar where more than two dozen employees became ill Friday evening. James Honerman, spokesman for …

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    21 Oct 14
  • Park Dedication

    The Hutchinson Police Department dedicated the new Law Enforcement Park along the Crow River this afternoon (Monday). The park honors all Hutchinson law enforcement personnel in general, with special consideration to those who have been …

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    20 Oct 14
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says someone took half-a-million dollars worth of farm equipment for a joyride Saturday causing extensive damage. At 11 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to the 71000 Block of County Road 18 …

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    20 Oct 14
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    A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night caused a number of employees to be hospitalized. In a statement released Saturday, Pat Solheid, Jennie-O …

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    20 Oct 14
  • crash investigation

    A semitrailer hauling milk tipped over at about 9 a.m. Sunday in the roundabout on Highway 15, on the south side of Hutchinson. The State Patrol says 38-year-old Jessy Freitag of Fairfax was driving the …

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    20 Oct 14
  • Drowning

    (MNN/Laketown Township, MN) — A six-year-old boy drowned on Parley Lake in Carver County Friday morning. Sheriff Jim Olson says it appears Andrew Heyrman was alone in the boat, which drifted away from a dock. …

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    20 Oct 14