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  • Drought

    Drought appears to be returning with a vengeance. The latest report shows half of Minnesota is now in drought, up from 10% last week. Parts of the Midwest will get some much-needed rain over the …

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    31 Aug 13
  • DriveSober

    Minnesota law enforcement agencies have extra cars patrolling our streets and highways this Labor Day weekend. Local State Patrol Spokesperson Sergeant Jaclyn Sticha says that the “Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” campaign is at …

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    31 Aug 13
  • 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