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  • 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
  • CodyServin

    A Gaylord man remains in custody in the Sibley County Jail after being charged with 2nd-degree burglary. 24-year-old Cody John Servin is accused of burglarizing an apartment at the Gaylord Motel. Servin had initially called …

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    26 Sep 13
  • Meth

    A 19-year-old Nicollet man is facing a felony drug charge after methamphetamine was allegedly found in his vehicle. Christopher Jon Diefenderfer was charged with felony possession after St. Peter police reportedly found the meth in …

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    26 Sep 13
  • MarkWetsch

    The bank robber known as the “Man in Black” has legally changed his name as he represents himself in court. 50-year-old Mark Wetsch has admitted to stealing more than $110,000 in 31 bank robberies across …

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    26 Sep 13
  • TractorOnRoad

    As the harvest gets underway around the local area, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding motorists and farm equipment operators to safely share the road. An increased number of large farm implements will be …

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    26 Sep 13