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  • Hutchinson Tigers

    Three Hutchinson School Board members were sworn in last night. Incumbent Josh Gehlen returns to the board after winning re-election in November. The board is also joined by newly elected members Mike Carls and JoEllen …

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    13 Jan 15
  • Gov Dayton and Lt Gov Smith

    Governor Mark Dayton has celebrated the start of his second term at a low-key inaugural ball. Dayton was dressed casually in jeans and a shirt with sleeves rolled up at Saturday night’s ball at the …

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    12 Jan 15
  • Brian Fitch

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Mendota Heights police officer last summer and trying to kill other officers in a shootout that day goes on trial today (Monday) in St. …

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    12 Jan 15
  • Downtown Winsted

    WINSTED, MN – In an effort to liven up Winsted’s downtown, city officials are offering a total of $10,000 to qualifying businesses this year. The Herald Journal reports city officials saying they want to spur …

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    12 Jan 15
  • Road Rage

    A Watertown man has been charged with second-degree assault and impersonating a police officer in connection with a road rage incident on Jan. 2. 30-year-old Charles Robert Christie was arrested at his home and held …

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    10 Jan 15
  • Renville County Sheriff

    Citizens of Renville County who call 911 for critical, life-threatening medical emergencies will receive immediate life-saving instructions over the phone through a new partnership between the Renville County Sheriff’s Office and North Memorial Medical Center’s …

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    09 Jan 15
  • NHL

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The NHL’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries has been heard by the federal judge assigned to the case. Attorneys for the league …

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    09 Jan 15
  • SWIF

    (Hutchinson, MN) The Southwest Initiative Foundation has named Diana Anderson as its new president and chief executive. The foundation’s board of directors voted unanimously this week in favor of Anderson’s appointment. She had been interim …

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    09 Jan 15