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  • BestBuy

    Officials with electronics retailer Best Buy have announced that the company’s store in the City of Hutchinson will not be closing as previously announced. The Hutchinson store had been among five stores in Minnesota scheduled …

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    12 Jul 12
  • FoodShelf

    The McLeod County Emergency Food Shelf is in dire need of donations this month. Officials say that more than 82,000 pounds of food has been distributed in McLeod County since April 1st, and the usage …

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    12 Jul 12
  • Dollars

    There’s $47-million the legislature left open in the bonding bill, but $288-million in requests from communities across Minnesota. Now, the state Department of Employment and Economic Development decides who gets funded and who doesn’t. The …

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    11 Jul 12
  • FishKill

    The recent heat wave is being blamed for killing thousands of fish in several southern Minnesota lakes. Most of the lakes are shallow, and thus more susceptible to summer fish kills, and most of the …

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    11 Jul 12
  • RobertDocherty

    Governor Dayton has appointed New Ulm resident Robert Docherty to the open judgeship position in Brown County’s 5th Judicial District. The opening on the bench was created when Judge John Rodenberg began serving on the …

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    11 Jul 12
  • KevinColeman

    A Waseca man has been sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion. Kevin Coleman was sentenced to 70 months in prison on Tuesday in federal court. …

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    11 Jul 12
  • Scam

    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota is warning consumers about a new utility bill scam. Potential victims are receiving a letter, phone call, or text message that claims that the Obama administration will pay up …

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    11 Jul 12
  • Fire

    Firefighters from Mankato responded to a grass fire along Highway 14 Monday night. The grass fire between Highways 14 and 169 on the east side of the Minnesota River was reported at around 7:30pm Monday. …

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    11 Jul 12