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  • Pioneer-Girl_MOD

    The autobiography of author Laura Ingalls Wilder is expected to jump to about 145,000 copies in print by mid-summer. The South Dakota State Historical Society Press is ordering two more print runs of the book …

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    01 Jun 15
  • USDA summer food program

    During the school year, more than 21 million children rely on free and reduced priced meals provided by the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs, but only 3.8 million participate in USDA’s summer meal …

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    01 Jun 15
  • handcuffed man

    An 18-year-old St. Cloud man is charged with criminal sexual conduct after Hutchinson authorities became aware that he was allegedly having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl. Police say Steven Sherrard is charged in McLeod …

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    30 May 15
  • Alcohol

    Four Hutchinson businesses failed the city-wide alcohol and tobacco compliance checks conducted by the Hutchinson Police Department last week. The VFW, Elks Club, Squeaky’s Grill and Bar and El Loro Mexican Restaurant all failed the …

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    30 May 15
  • SchoolBus

    No one was injured when a semi and bus collided on Highway 14 in North Mankato Friday afternoon. According to the state patrol, the accident happened east of Lor Ray Drive when a semi rear-ended …

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    30 May 15
  • robbin in nest

    A house fire in Cosmos on Thursday is being blamed on a birds nest. Authorities say neighbors smelled smoke and saw flames coming from the front door area of the residence. The neighbors were able …

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    30 May 15
  • Ulm Germany steeple

    New Ulm is joining in celebration with its namesake sister cities in Germany. On Sunday the people of Ulm and Neu-Ulm Germany will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the completion of the steeple on the …

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    30 May 15
  • carver county murder vergara benitez

    The two men accused of killing Earl Olander remain in Carver County jail awaiting their next court date. Edison Celin-Dominguez Benitez and Reinol Godines Vergara had their first court appearance last week. Bail for both …

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    29 May 15