On Wednesday morning, District Judge Geoffrey W. Tenney did not grant a request by Robert Nuttall of rural Hutchinson to lower his bail from $1 million to $200,000. Tenney cited multiple consistent assault charges, allegations that Nuttall entered a bar while on probation, and a failure to appear at a court date for a previous case.
Conditional-use permits have been granted to two property-owners with property in the Hutchinson Joint Planning Area. The permits, granted by the McLeod County Board of Commissioners, will allow the installation of two feedlots in the Joint Planning Area, but not without a few extra conditions.
The Hutchinson Utilities Commission has scheduled a special meeting Thursday, Oct. 2, to continue discussion of electrical rates for the city-owned company's largest industrial users. A reduction of the rate has been discussed for several months in response to 3M's exploration of constructing its own electrical generation facility. The meeting begins at 7 a.m. at HUC's headquarters, 225 Michigan St. S.E.
Seven people whose lives touched Hutchinson High School as students and advisers were given the spotlight before the start of Friday night's Homecoming football game at S.R. Knutson Field. Their names were entered into the Hutchinson High School Wall of Fame, which was created in 2008 to honor past athletic and fine arts successes, and the accomplishments of alumni.
Steven Schiroo and Dean Urdahl, who are both campaigning to represent District 18A, have strong opinions on how to bring education forward in Minnesota. They both believe in the value of effective legislation that doesn’t create waste. Where they differ is in the details, in how to bring Minnesota’s education system forward, and what kind of legislation is truly effective.