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  • car accident

    A 35-year-old Madelia man was injured Tuesday afternoon when his vehicle rear-ended a semi traveling the same direction. According to the state patrol, a GMC Sierra driven by Joshua Steven Schroener was traveling east on …

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    16 May 18
  • Minnesota River Congress

    The well-being of the Minnesota River Basin is the focus of a gathering Thursday at the Kato Ballroom, 200 Chestnut Street in Mankato. The event is for the 10th annual Minnesota River Congress, which is …

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    16 May 18
  • school bus

    Students in the area are wrapping up the school year. Students in the Redwood Area School District will see the 2017-18 school year comes to an end on Thursday. A graduation cememony for the 8th …

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    16 May 18
  • Pictured from left to right, Vern Kitzberger, Jess Roiger, Paul Rewitzer, Earl LaPlate, Don Grahms, Allan Lane and Jim Bartels.

    Members of the Sons of American Legion held their annual recognition of 30 year members Tuesday night at the Brown County Veterans Memorial. This year Paul Rewitzer and Earl LaPlante were recognized for 30 consecutive …

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    16 May 18
  • spring planting

    Farmers are hoping conditions are right this week to return to catch up on the delayed start to spring planting. Crops Extension Educator Angie Peltier says heavy rain last week paused some progress, but modern …

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    14 May 18
  • Niemann Tribute

    Two US Airforce F-16 fighter jets wrapped up a memorial tribute for Robert F. Niemann’s family at the New Ulm Cemetery Saturday morning. Flying low and fast the jets erformed the missing man formation for …

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    14 May 18
  • Kelly Holstine

    A Fairmont Native was recently named 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year by Education Minnesota. Kelly Holstine is an English teacher and founding member of Tokata Learning Center in Shakopee, which is an alternative learning …

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    14 May 18
  • Dempseys

    A local New Ulm couple is being honored for theird dedication to the community. Terry and Janet Dempsey have been awarded the Sertoma Club’s Service to Mankind award. They will be honored during an annual …

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    14 May 18