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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 - 9:01am
At its Monday meeting, the Glencoe City Council heard reviews from Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., (SEH) about the possibility of Glencoe receiving the Point Source Implementation Grant (PSIG) with the Public Facilities Authority (PFA) for $7 million for phosphorus-related project costs. The review also included the possible rate structures...
07/19/2017 - 9:00am
The McLeod Emergency Food Shelf is asking for an $11,500 contribution from McLeod County in 2018, the County Board heard at its Tuesday meeting. Commissioner Paul Wright said the request would be referred to the county’s budget committee, with a cautionary statement that the county’s goal is to “hold the budget flat” to...
07/19/2017 - 8:58am
The McLeod County Historical Society & Museum will be showing the historical documentary, “Little Crow & the Dakota War,” at the State Theater in Hutchinson at on Sunday, July 23, at 7 p.m. The event has local and historical significance for McLeod County because Little Crow, the chief of the Dakota people, died on the...
07/17/2017 - 4:41pm
Rita Ann Worshek, 68, of Silver Lake, was injured this morning (Monday) in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 7 near Hamlet Avenue, east of Silver Lake. The accident was reported at 10:19 a.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Worshek was westbound on Highway 7 in  a 2000 Buick Regal and had slowed down to turn left onto Hamlet Avenue...
07/12/2017 - 9:18am
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