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  • 257th MP Company

    A departure ceremony is scheduled this evening (Wednesday) for more than 120 soldiers of the 257th Military Police Company in Monticello, Minn. “The 257th Military Police Company will partner with the Afghan National Army to support operations …

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    23 May 12
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    The search is on for Junior Royalty candidates for the 2012 Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival. A girl and boy will be chosen as successors to the 2011 reigning royalty, Junior Queen Grace Schaalma and Junior …

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    23 May 12
  • Lee Byberg

    Lee Byberg, Republican-endorsed candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 7th district, has officially filed for office at the Secretary of State’s office. Byberg is taking a second run at the seat held by incumbent Congressman Collin …

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    23 May 12
  • Czmowski and Yost

    There will be a new Hutchinson City Councilor after this fall’s election. The mayor’s spot is up for election, as are two of the councilseats. A couple of weeks ago, Mayor Steve Cook announced he …

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    23 May 12
  • Planting

    Warm weather throughout the week allowed producers to make significant planting progress, according to the USDA, NASS, Minnesota Field Office. As of May 20, soybean planting advanced to 81 percent complete, compared to 30 percent …

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    22 May 12
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    Warm winter temperatures mixed with below average snowfall led to an unusual, yet opportunistic 2011-2012 snow and ice season for the state of Minnesota and its Department of Transportation. This year, MnDOT was able to …

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    22 May 12
  • mrtwoods

    The Mississippi River Trail bicycle route received state and national recognition when state legislators designated the trail as Minnesota’s first state bikeway during the 2012 session and federal officials Monday announced approval of U.S. Bicycle …

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    22 May 12
  • robotics

    The alliance of Park (Cottage Grove), Prior Lake and Stillwater Area high schools won the inaugural state robotics championship sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and FIRST Minnesota, the statewide organization that conducts …

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    21 May 12