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04/30/2017 - 7:48am
Jacob August Lentz, 26, of Stewart, suffered a broken leg after he was hit by a pickup while walking across Highway 212 in Stewart Saturday at about 10:15 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Lentz was walking southbound across Highway 212 when he was struck by a westbound 1995 Chevrolet Sierra pickup driven by Kenneth Roman Krzmarzick, 68, of Stewart. Krzmarzick was not injured....
04/19/2017 - 10:31am
04/19/2017 - 9:56am
The members of McLeod Cooperative Power Association gathered for the 82nd annual meeting of the cooperative on Tuesday, April 11, at the Hutchinson Event Center. About 390 members and guests attended the meeting and were served a roast beef dinner. Three directors were elected for a three-year term each: Oria Brinkmeier of Lester Prairie, Joe...
04/19/2017 - 9:55am
Reaching down for an item that fell on the floor, turning around to settle the kids down, and picking up the cell phone for an incoming call. They all seem harmless until a driver with their eyes off the road leads to a crash. Too many people are dying on Minnesota roads because drivers are not 100 percent committed to keeping their eyes on the...
04/19/2017 - 9:55am
McLeod County Human Resources Director Mary Jo Wieseler has resigned her position. At Tuesday’s County Board meeting, during the administrative report, County Administrator Pat Melvin reported that his department had been exceptionally busy since Wieseler’s resignation. It was not disclosed when she resigned, nor the reason behind...
04/19/2017 - 9:54am
United Way of McLeod County (UWMC) Board President Ron Johnson announced last week that the regional nonprofit will collaborate with 32 agencies and programs in 2017. The organization recently completed its community investment review for the 2017 funding cycle. 2017 United Way of McLeod County partner agencies and programs include: Education...
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