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    A teacher preparing for morning classes found a package of fireworks in a school storage shed outside the high school in Litchfield on Thursday morning, before the school day. KLFD reports the teacher, not noticing the fireworks …

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    14 Dec 12
  • High Speed Chase

    A 24-year-old Nicollet man faces felony drug charges after being pulled over for allegedly attempting to evade authorities. A Nicollet County Sheriff’s Deputy had stopped Alex Jay Gappa just outside the City of Nicollet after Gappa had …

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    14 Dec 12
  • RC Hospital

    The RC Hospital board should have an estimate by the end of this of what it would cost to build a new health care center. While no decision has been made yet, the West Central Tribune reports …

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    13 Dec 12
  • Crash

    A 18-year-old from Hutchinson man was cited for failure to yield a left turn after a two-vehicle crash in Hutchinson Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say Joseph McCormick had a green light and was turning south onto South Grade …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Stranded Motorists

    Governor Mark Dayton has issued a retroactive executive order authorizing the use of a National Guard Armory in Olivia in RenvilleCounty as shelter after some stranded motorists had to stay there during Sunday night’s blizzard. Dayton’s office …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Budget-and-Levy

    The city of Hutchinson held their “Truth in Taxation” public hearing Tuesday evening.       The hearings are a formality required by the state aimed atinforming the public on how the process works and how much …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Road Salt

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to drive according to conditions. Heavy snow compaction and ice from the weekend snowfall are making travel difficult. MnDOT urges drivers to be patient. Plows are currently working …

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    11 Dec 12
  • Shoveling Snow

    Students and staff at New Prague Area Schools are mourning the death of a popular teacher and coach. Fifty-four-year-old Matt Shetka died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while shoveling snow at his home. The district says …

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    11 Dec 12