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  • StorageUnit

    A substantial reward is being offered for information on a recent burglary from a storage shed in the City of Mayer. The Snap-On Tools Company is offering $10,000 for info leading to the arrest and …

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    27 Sep 13
  • MichaelBrodkorb

    Fired Minnesota Senate Staffer Michael Brodkorb has settled his wrongful-termination lawsuit for $30,000 — much less than the half-million dollars he was asking. Brodkorb says it’s about putting the matter behind him and getting his …

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    27 Sep 13
  • VeteransCemetery

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Minnesota a $10-million grant to establish a new State Veterans Cemetery in Preston. Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz says that the federal funds will cover 100% of …

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    27 Sep 13
  • Vote

    Minnesotans can now register to vote from their computers or other remote devices, giving them an alternative to filling out a paper form. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced the launch of the online voter …

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    27 Sep 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board approved a preliminary tax levy for next year for the district on Thursday. Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says that next year’s levy will be only a .75% increase over …

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    27 Sep 13
  • GFW

    The GFW School District is moving forward with implementing the Q-Comp program, the state initiative that pays teachers based on the performance of their students. The program needed to be approved by the teachers union …

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    27 Sep 13
  • FatalAccident

    Authorities are investigating after a man from Greenwald was killed in a farm accident Wednesday morning in Zion Township in Stearns County. Officials say 69-year-old John Schoenberg was struck and seriously injured by a large …

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    26 Sep 13
  • Bull

    Authorities in Washington County were forced to shoot and kill a bull that got loose on the interstate on Wednesday. The 1,600 pound animal escaped from its pen Wednesday morning and was darting through traffic …

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    26 Sep 13