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Fourth of July fun Saturday in Spicer and Prinsburg

(Spicer MN-) The 4th of July is Monday, and many communities are celebrating with events through the weekend. Spicer will be celebrating the holiday beginning this afternoon and tonight. Zorbaz and O'Neil's will feature live music and Green Lake Cruises will be having special excursions throughout the holiday period. Todays...
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Three-vehicle Crash East of Silver Lake

A three vehicle crash east of Silver Lake shut down highway 7 for a time Thursday afternoon. The State Patrol says the crash involved a 44-year-old woman from Excelsior, a 27-year-old man from Eagan, and an 18-year-old man from Corona, South Dakota, however, the Patrol has not released names or details on any injuries.
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Morgan man slightly injured avoiding a collision in Redwood County Tuesday

A Morgan man was slightly injured while trying to avoid a collision in Redwood County Tuesday. According to the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, at about 5:40 p.m. on June 28, Daniel James Reel, age 20, of Morgan, was driving a 1993 Ford pickup northbound on County Road 2. Near the intersection with County Road 11, Reel passed two vehicles that were about to turn left. To avoid crashing into either vehicle, Reel went into the ditch at the northwest corner of the intersection.

Marcella Oellien

Marcella Oellien, age 88, of Canby, MN passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, MN. A Memorial Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2022 at the Antelope Hills Christian Church in Canby, MN with Rev. Steve Maas officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Antelope Hills Christian Cemetery, rural Canby. Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel in Canby, MN is entrusted with the arrangements.

Dassel woman throws Downton Abbey party

The splendor of Highclere Castle, lying on the Hampshire-Berkshire border close to London, England, was brought to the rural farm lands of Dassel, Minnesota, on April 8, at my home. The distance between the Castle and my home is 4,004 miles,. I hosted this Downton Abbey Party in celebration of...

Watercade Queen Candidate Claire Loch

Four young ladies are competing for the title of Miss Litchfield, and a queen and a princess will be crowned at the conclusion of the 66th annual Litchfield Watercade celebration on July 10th. Candidate #4 is Claire Loch – daughter of Chad & Natalie Loch, and Chad Loch Realty is...

King of the Lions

Bird Island man, ‘Brian the Lion,’ now presides over Lions Clubs International. Many people in the State of Minnesota have heard the quotation, or seen the bumper stickers, “Where the hell is Bird Island?”. Bird Island’s location became known in the 1970s thanks to Barry Zevan, the...

Watercade Junior Ambassador Candidates

The Litchfield Watercade Board has a new Junior Ambassador contest underway for the 66th annual Watercade celebration. There are four junior candidates and they are all going into the 4th grade. The candidates include: Brinley Miller – daughter of Craig & Jessica Miller and her sponsor is Ramsey Printing &...

Vicki’s Camp n’ Country Jam coming to Redwood Falls

That love for boating comes at a price especially in this day and age with gas prices creeping towards $5.00 a gallon. Wooden bowls handcrafted from Victory Highway trees are now available at the Blue Earth County Historical Society. Updated: 2 hours ago. Someone You Should Know: Nate Boots. Updated:...
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Hutchinson woman sentenced to prison in Mankato overdose death

A Hutchinson woman will serve prison time for the 2020 overdose death of a Mankato man. Alyssa Elizabeth Faith Miller, 23, was sentenced Wednesday in the murder of 23-old Marcus Krogh, who died after taking a counterfeit prescription pill that contained fentanyl. Krogh was one of three victims who overdosed in an apartment on May 21, 2020, but the only victim who died.

Morning Devotional – Drink Offering

Your Friday morning devotional this week is presented by Pastor Greg Tobison of Grace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Darwin and is presented by the Hutchinson Ecumenical Ministerial Association. Today’s devotional is entitled “Drink Offering.”

Man hurt when tractor hit by car in McLeod County

(Brownton MN-) A Stewart man was hurt when his farm tractor was hit by a car in McLeod County Tuesday afternoon. The state patrol says it happened at 4:33 p.m. on Highway 15, south of Brownton. 48-year-old Benjamin Rettmann was driving the tractor on the southbound shoulder when he was hit by a southbound car driven by 32-year-old Sara Geifer of Lafayette. Rettmann was taken to the Hutchinson Hospital and later airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with non-life-threatening injuries. Geifer was not hurt.

Ronald W. “Oaky” Lindemann

Ronald W. “Oaky” Lindeman, age 74, of Brownton, Minnesota, husband of Monica, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at his home. Funeral service will be Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton with interment at the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday, July 7, 2022, from 9:30-11:00 A.M. Arrangements are with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel of.

Manufacturing Automation Technologies

If robots, electronics, and mechanical devices with flashing lights make you so curious you want to control them or take them apart, Manufacturing Automation Technologies could be the green light you need for a high-tech, high-demand, high-wage career. Maybe you rocked the robotic competition in high school with your team. Congrats, we want you! Or maybe you work in manufacturing and want to advance your skills for greater challenges and better pay. Ridgewater College is here for you too!