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  • NUMiddleSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a Facilities Task Force recommendation that calls for constructing a new high school and retooling the uses of the district’s other buildings. The total cost …

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    28 Mar 14
  • FrancisMarkey

    In a rare move, the Diocese of New Ulm is suing another diocese, alleging it sent a priest to Minnesota without warning about past accusations of sexual abuse. The lawsuit is against the Diocese of …

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    28 Mar 14
  • LoriHornick-Lindell

    A member of the Hutchinson School Board has been charged with domestic assault after an incident with her husband Tuesday night. Forty-four-year-old Lori Ann Hornick-Lindell was arrested and taken to the McLeod County jail after …

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    28 Mar 14
  • dv563013

    A 20-year-old Mankato man is in custody for allegedly disarming a police officer. Authorities were responding to a report of a suspicious person in the area of Stoltzman Road and Riverfront Drive in Mankato on …

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    28 Mar 14
  • Crops

    A new report says Minnesota farm income dropped dramatically in 2013, largely because of lower corn prices. The annual joint analysis by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and University of Minnesota Extension says net …

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    28 Mar 14
  • Unemployment

    Minnesota’s unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a percent to 4.8% in February as employers in the state cut 100 jobs. The Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Steve Hine says that while job …

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    28 Mar 14
  • HelicopterCrash2

    The National Transportation Safety Board is unable to determine why a helicopter crashed in a St. Paul suburb last June, killing the pilot. The June 19th accident involved a mosquito-control helicopter owned by Scott’s Helicopter …

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    27 Mar 14
  • PhoSaigon

    A Mankato woman has pleaded guilty to bringing a Vietnamese woman to the US and forcing her to work at her son’s restaurant. 59-year-old Tieu Tran pleaded guilty to one count of forced labor trafficking …

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    27 Mar 14