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07/20/2017 - 6:53am
A Mayer man was killed late Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle collided head-on with a semi on Highway 7 near Vale Avenue in Acoma Township near Hutchinson. The accident was reported at about 5:15 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Justin John Nowak, 26, of Mayer, was westbound on Highway 7 on a 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle when he crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound 2106...
07/19/2017 - 9:14am
The Silver Lake City Council took significant steps toward the demolition of four buildings on Main Street at its Monday night meeting. The council approved a purchase agreement with Sumter Mutual Insurance for the purchase of its former office building at 117 Main Street for $22,000. The council also voted to begin condemnation proceedings to...
07/19/2017 - 9:12am
The Silver Lake Women’s Club GFWC is again sponsoring the Pola-Czesky Days kiddie parade, and is looking for participants. The categories are Original, Storybook and Movie/TV. The parade will be Saturday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m., with registration starting at 9:30 a.m. in front of the Silver Lake Auditorium. In case of inclement weather, the...
07/19/2017 - 9:09am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday morning to seek requests for proposals from engineering firms to determine the existing condition and future needs of the Dakota Trail. Commissioner Doug Krueger, who is the board liaison to the county’s trails committee, said his “phone lit up” after the trails committee...
07/19/2017 - 9:03am
McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer Cindy Schultz Ford announced Monday that the state of Minnesota is replacing the computer system that handles license tabs, license plates, title transfers and title applications, and this will affect the services offered at the McLeod County License Center July 20-24 during the upgrade. Schultz Ford said the...
07/19/2017 - 9:02am
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 15 north of Hutchinson Sunday at about 6 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1995 Buick driven by a 17-year-old was northbound on Highway 15 behind a 2015 Ford SW driven by Robert Allan Blodgett, 42, of Canton, Michigan. The Buick rear-ended the Ford as Blodgett was...
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