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    In 1997, two potentially dangerous chemicals were found in water samples from two Paynesville city wells. Fourteen years later, officials say the city’s water supply is safe, but the source of the contamination has yet …

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    13 Dec 11
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    The Hutchinson School District is holding their truth in taxation public hearing last night and adopted their 2011-payable in 2012 budget and levy. The levy comes in at about $4.8-million, which is a reduction over …

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    13 Dec 11
  • Detour

    With construction nearing completion, a $32.5 million highway bypass near Paynesville is being built on schedule and with minimal cost overruns. That’s according to a St. Cloud Times investigation. The four-lane, 7.7-mile bypass on Minnesota …

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    12 Dec 11
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    A Buffalo Lake woman was injured in a 1-vehicle crash Friday morning. The crash happened just after 7:30 at the intersection of 850th Avenue and 510th Street northwest of Buffalo Lake in Renville County’s Brookfield …

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    12 Dec 11
  • QueenHannah

    The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival is seeking eight candidates to vie for the title of Miss Hutchinson 2012. Candidates are judged on a combination of personality, attitude, intelligence, talent, as well as other intangible characteristics. …

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    09 Dec 11
  • cigarettes

    Hutchinson police conducted tobacco and alcohol compliance checks last week. None of the 20 or so businesses failed the alcohol checks however, 3 did fail for selling tobacco to underage buyers. Those three are Kwik …

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    09 Dec 11
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    A Morrison County grand jury has indicted a Hutchinson man on four counts of first-degree murder for the shooting death of his former prison cellmate, who was found in a burning mobile home in early …

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    09 Dec 11
  • Gang-related Shootings

    A Mankato man is now believed to be responsible for gang-related shootings in both Gaylord and St. Peter. 23-year-old Michael Lamont Smith made his first appearance in Sibley County Court on Monday after being arrested …

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    08 Dec 11