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  • GermanConsulGeneral

    The Consul General of the German Embassy in Washington DC is visiting family in the New Ulm area this weekend. Knut Abraham says that he’s excited to be here. He says he is impressed by …

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    31 Aug 13
  • FatalCrash2

    A Windom woman was killed in a car crash on Highway 62 in Cottonwood County Thursday morning. The State Patrol says that 50-year-old Julie Bruener-Dasilva was driving a 2012 Chevy Impala westbound on 62 about …

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    30 Aug 13
  • WalMartEvacuation

    Authorities evacuated the New Ulm Wal-Mart store Thursday morning after a person made a “disturbing” comment to an employee. New Ulm Police Sergeant Dean Barstow says that officers were called over concerns about the individual’s …

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    30 Aug 13
  • BrownPrintingEvac

    Upwards of 200 employees were evacuated at Brown Printing in Waseca Thursday morning due to toxic fumes apparently being released. Company officials say that the fumes were generated after a very small quantity of chemicals …

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    30 Aug 13
  • JacobFriedrichs

    Three separate felony cases have now been filed in Nicollet County Court against the St. Peter man who evaded authorities for several weeks last month. The latest charges against 31-year-old Jacob Friedrichs include multiple counts …

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    30 Aug 13
  • CrimeScene

    Authorities are investigating a burglary that occurred in the office of a lumber yard near Comfrey over the weekend. Unknown persons reportedly broke into the Clements Lumber Comfrey location during the early morning hours of …

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    30 Aug 13
  • Scam

    The Better Business Bureau is warning Minnesotans about bogus “advance fee loans” that scammers are offering – particularly to people in tough financial situations. Spokesperson Barb Grieman says those looking into “payday loans” online are …

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    30 Aug 13
  • GuernseyCow

    A local area dairy farm couple received a prestigious award at the Minnesota State Fair this week. Paul and Melanie Fritsche of rural New Ulm received the “Elgin Award.”  The award is given to breeders …

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    30 Aug 13