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    FAIRFAX, Minn. (AP) — A yearlong effort to save the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park from closure has shifted to the Legislature, where at least one lawmaker has concerns. Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    05 Apr 17
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for March. They are: Sophomores Caitlin Krzmarzick and Taylor Peck, Juniors Daniel Lyons, Ethan Conrad, and Grace Johnson, and Seniors Rachel Willhite, Michael Kieser, …

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    05 Apr 17
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    Cool, wet field conditions limited field activities to only 1.2 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Field activities for the week included spreading manure, applying …

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    04 Apr 17
  • City of Hutchinson

    In an effort not to conflict with Easter weekend activities, the City of Hutchinson is delaying its annual spring cleanup date one week to Saturday, April 22nd. Officials say all of Hutchinson will be picked …

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    04 Apr 17
  • Emergency

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud police say a body pulled from the Mississippi River has been positively identified as that of a missing St. Cloud State University student. Police said Monday the Ramsey …

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    04 Apr 17
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    Minnesota farmers intend to plant 8.00 million acres of corn for all purposes in 2017 according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service — Prospective Plantings report. This is 450,000 acres fewer than last year. …

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    03 Apr 17
  • Road Construction

    LITCHFIELD—The Minnesota Department of Transportation will host a construction open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Meeker County Courthouse, community room A, to discuss the upcoming Minnesota Highway 22 project. The West …

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    03 Apr 17
  • Fatal Crash

    (Learfield News Service/Buffalo MN-) A Friday night crash killed a man from Buffalo. The state patrol says an SUV and a car were both westbound on Highway 55 in Buffalo at 8 p.m. Friday when …

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    03 Apr 17