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  • Swany Flour Mill

    Investigators were not able to determine what caused the fire last month that destroyed the Swany White Flour Mill, a Central Minnesota landmark. The Dec. 27 fire caused $850,000 in damage, according to the State …

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    01 Feb 12
  • delbert huber1

    A jury trial is scheduled in June for Delbert Edwin Huber, the 81-year-old rural Paynesville man indicted on first-degree murder charges for shooting and killing an Albertville man last October in northern Kandiyohi County. In …

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    01 Feb 12
  • NickBrown

    Nicholas Brown has been hired as the primary contact for aquatic invasive species (AIS) in a 13-county area of south-central Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). As one of eight AIS …

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    01 Feb 12
  • Underage Drinking

    Authorities cited eight minors last week for underage consumption at a party on the northwest side of Hutchinson. The Hutchinson Police Department received a call on Saturday at 10:13 PM about a loud party at …

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    31 Jan 12
  • GOP Logo

    The McLeod County Republican Caucuses are being held next week. Seven towns and cities in McLeod County will be the locations of the caucuses that will be held Tuesday, February 7th. Organizers say registration at …

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    31 Jan 12
  • tiger_logo

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for January. They are: Freshman Will Kuball, Sophomore Brennen VanDerPol, Juniors Casey Loehrer and Zachary Hartnady, and Seniors Mariah McCloud and John Pregler.

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    30 Jan 12
  • thin ice

    The body of a missing man last seen riding an ATV was found in open water Friday on the west side of Rice Lake in Eden Lake Township and has now been identified as a …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Body of Missing Resident Found

    The body of a missing local resident last seen riding an ATV was found in open water Friday on the west side of Rice Lake in Eden Lake Township. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says …

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    28 Jan 12