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  • Suicide Attempt Turns to Disorderly Conduct

    After a Hutchinson girl attempted to commit suicide early this week, her father was arrested for disorderly conduct. Officers from the Hutchinson Police Department responded to a call of a medical emergency on the 600 …

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    14 Dec 11
  • Cup Holder Causes Crash

    A loose cup holder reportedly resulted in a personal injury crash in Hutchinson last week. Sandra Meier of Hutch was traveling east on 5th Avenue in a 2000 Saturn. Bradley Klima of Silver Lake was …

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    14 Dec 11
  • emergency lights

    A Kimball man is dead after a Tuesday morning crash near St. Augusta. 52-year-old Joseph Salzbrun died at the scene after he lost control of his truck, went off the road, and hit a tree. …

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    14 Dec 11
  • Jeremy Carter

    The city of Hutchinson held their truth in taxation public hearing last evening (Tuesday). The proposed 2012 budget is 10.3 million dollars, 2.8 percent less than last year. The proposed levy is 6.5 million dollars, …

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    14 Dec 11
  • scales of justice

    A federal judge is threatening to throw out a Nevada man’s lawsuit against a Diocese in Southwestern Minnesota over claims he was sexually abused by and Irish priest. U.S. District Judge Joan Ericksen ruled Monday …

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    13 Dec 11
  • minnesota_pollution_control_agency

    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
  • money

    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