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Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Category 5 hurricanes have hit 6 land areas dead-on in 2017, more than ever before
Likely cougar caught on camera in southern Minnesota
McCain says he will vote 'no' for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
A short history of 'dotard,' the arcane insult Kim Jong Un used in his threat against Trump
NFL vows 'vigorous' fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit
Vikings QB Bradford to miss second straight game
Injured Vikings QB Sam Bradford expected to miss second straight game
Prep Volleyball: Willmar wins big CLC match
Local Roundup: Litchfield downs NLS to run record to 19-0
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
David A. Mitteness
Annabelle E. Kern
Deloris J. Celander
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
April 18, 2013
Update: Highway 7 near Hutchinson has is now open
WILLMAR – State Highway 7 near Hutchinson has been reopened. A stretch of Highway 7, just east of state Highway 22, had been closed this afternoon following a crash. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reported the highway had reopened at 6 p.m. Roads in the region continue...
April 18, 2013 - 6:13pm
March 21, 2013
Hutchinson woman hurt in crash south of Eden Valley
LITCHFIELD — A 37-year-old Hutchinson woman was taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday along State Highway 22 south of Eden Valley. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s office,...
March 21, 2013 - 9:35am
March 4, 2013
Hutchinson, Minn., man hurt in snowmobile incident
DASSEL — A 30-year-old Hutchinson man was taken by Gold Cross Ambulance to Hutchinson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries sustained in a snowmobile incident around 4:40 p.m. Sunday in Dassel Township.
March 4, 2013 - 9:28am
October 29, 2012
Teens hurt in ATV crash in southern Meeker County, Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- Two teenagers were hurt in a ATV crash reported around 3:15 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Mills Township of Meeker County. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, Katlin Davis, 16, of Hutchinson, was driving a 2011 Artic Cat side-by-side type ATV southbound on 610th...
October 29, 2012 - 8:37am
October 16, 2012
Several manufacturers in region to open doors to public during Minn. Tour of Manufacturing
WILLMAR -- Minnesota manufacturing companies, including several in western and central Minnesota, are inviting the general public to tour their facilities next week during the Minnesota Tour of Manufacturing week. According to the state Department of Employment and Economic Development,...
October 16, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Hutchinson, Minn., teen to hospital after dirt bike crash
COSMOS -- A 17-year-old Hutchinson teen was taken by ambulance to Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday near Cosmos. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Hunter Turner was hurt in...
August 9, 2012 - 8:45am
July 11, 2012
Rollover crash hurts two south of Darwin, Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- Two people were hurt in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday south of Darwin. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's office, Maxwell Garaghty, 22, of Hutchinson, was driving north on County Road 14, was distracted and did not see a curve in the road....
July 11, 2012 - 9:34am
August 27, 2011
Prep Volleyball: Hutchinson topples Willmar in opener
HUTCHINSON -- Willmar returned majority of its lineup from last year. But so did Hutchinson after reaching the Class AA state championship. The Tigers were too much for Willmar Friday as Hutchinson posted a 25-13, 25-16, 25-20 non-conference sweep in the season opener for both squads. "We...
August 27, 2011 - 12:00am
August 25, 2011
First Ridgewater College 5K Run Scheduled for October
HUTCHINSON - The first ever Ridgewater 5K run and kids 1K fun run are scheduled for October 15, 2011 in conjunction with the College's 50th Anniversary celebration. Start time for this fun family event is 10:30 a.m. at the college's Hutchinson campus. The kids 1k fun run will start...
August 25, 2011 - 12:00am
July 5, 2011
Civil Air Patrol members from Willmar, Minn., traveling to Hutchinson after local squadron deactivates
WILLMAR -- After facing deactivation in November 2010, the Willmar Civil Air Patrol squadron had a choice to make: either find a new squadron or stop serving. Nearly eight months later, Willmar volunteers, like Ruth Hoffman, chose to continue their service and make the drive to Hutchinson...
July 5, 2011 - 12:00am
July 2, 2011
Grazing, direct marketing and careers in ag topics July 16 near Hutchinson
HUTCHINSON -- Sheep grazing, on-farm processing, on-farm meat retailing and a discussion about the variety of options available for pursuing a farming career will be featured at a public tour from 2 to 4 p.m. July 16 at the Lamb Shoppe near Hutchinson. This tour, which is sponsored...
July 2, 2011 - 12:00am
February 12, 2011
Hutchinson ousts Willmar from 2A girls hockey playoffs
WILLMAR -- Junior center Sara Carlson scored three times, including an empty-netter in the game's final minute, to lead the Hutchinson Tigers to a 5-1 victory over the Willmar Cardinals at the Civic Center on Saturday evening. The win puts the No. 3 seeded Tigers (13-13-1) in the...
February 12, 2011 - 11:34pm
January 3, 2011
Dassel man dead, shot self after short pursuit Saturday
HUTCHINSON -- A 20-year-old Dassel man was found dead, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, after a short pursuit involving Hutchinson Police and the Meeker County Sheriff's office. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to assist the Hutchinson Police around...
January 3, 2011 - 9:58am
November 16, 2010
Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce plans to host speaker on government redesign, reform
WILLMAR -- Peter Hutchinson, president of the Bush Foundation, will speak in Willmar on Dec. 2. Hutchinson is also a former state finance commissioner and was the 2006 Independence Party candidate for governor. He will speak on "Government Service Redesign and Spending Reform" from...
November 16, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Ridgewater announces carpentry program is suspended
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College plans to suspend its second-year carpentry program and to reduce and revamp its counseling services in preparing for expected budget shortfalls in the next fiscal year. The result is the loss of four full-time employees at the Willmar and Hutchinson...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am