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  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate’s proposal for publicly backed construction projects totals more than $1.1 billion in combined borrowing and cash-financed projects. The proposal released Monday calls for borrowing of $846 million …

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    05 May 14
  • Road Construction

    Construction on the second phase of Jefferson Street Southeast in Hutchinson is officially underway. Crews are digging the retaining pond in the southeast quadrant at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Oakland Avenue (see below). …

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    05 May 14
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    05 May 14
  • HUC

    A special meeting of the Hutchinson Public Utilities Commission is being held this week to consider approving a contract for a new general manager. The Commission will meet at 7am Wednesday to consider approving a …

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    05 May 14
  • James Oberstar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who served northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, has died. He was 79. A statement released by his family says Oberstar died this morning (Saturday) in his sleep. …

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    03 May 14
  • Fatal Crash

    (Chanhassen, MN/Minnesota News Network) — A Dassel man is dead after a head-on crash Thursday afternoon in Chanhassen. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says a van driven by 53-year-old James O’Brien of Chaska hit a …

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    03 May 14
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    02 May 14
  • drought1

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The heavy rain and even snow that has covered much of Minnesota for the past several days hasn’t quite made the drought go away. The updated U.S. Drought Monitor map released Thursday shows that …

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    02 May 14