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Local Roundup: Card tennis falls in 8AA semifinals
Homers back Archer as Rays topple Twins
Unbeaten Lynx crush winless Connecticut
United attendance above average
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Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
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Mary Ann Nagel
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Roger Herbert Holm
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Commentary: Health care for the future in our community
Letter: Playground is a community accomplishment
Cartoon by Dave Granlund for May 27
Minnesota Opinion: Not much to brag about in 2017
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
June 11, 2010
Student death investigated on Hutchinson's Ridgewater campus
HUTCHINSON, Minn. (AP) -- The Anoka County coroner's office is investigating the death of a college student in Hutchinson. Eighteen-year-old Der Vang was found unresponsive in the Ridgewater College library on Wednesday. She was taken to a Hutchinson hospital where she died. KDUZ...
June 11, 2010 - 11:15am
May 28, 2010
Highway 15 re-opened following accident clean-up
WILLMAR - Highway 15 south of Hutchinson re-opened to traffic around 6:30 tonight after the scene was cleared from an accident that involved serious injuries. Traffic had been diverted to alternate routes for several hours, during the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend. According...
May 28, 2010 - 6:40pm
April 23, 2010
Ridgewater moves some Willmar programs to Hutchinson
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College's electronics technician and wireless communication electronics programs will move from Willmar to the campus in Hutchinson. The move will be effective beginning this fall semester. Current and prospective students have been informed of the change,...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am