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  • Vikings stadium 2

    The much-anticipated groundbreaking for the new Minnesota Vikings football stadium is being pushed out a bit longer. Officials involved in the $975-million facility are now eying a November start to significant construction. That’s slightly later …

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    23 Aug 13
  • BaconWrappedGrilledShrimp

    The 2013 Great Minnesota Get-Together is here, and thousands of folks are eating their way around the State Fairgrounds. There are 40-plus new food items this year, but many visitors still enjoy the traditional fare, …

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    23 Aug 13
  • JohnThuringer

    A 58-year-old former New Ulm man who has been civilly committed is reportedly facing 6 new counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct for allegedly molesting a young girl numerous times nearly 30 years ago. John Howard …

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    22 Aug 13
  • ArthurAufderheide

    A world famous paleopathologist from New Ulm native passed away recently. Dr. Arthur Aufderheide is credited with creating the world’s only mummified tissue archive, as well as being instrumental in the development of the paleopathology …

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    22 Aug 13
  • DaytonDisapproves

    Governor Dayton says he’s disappointed that he and lawmakers couldn’t find a way to scrap a new tax on farm equipment repairs before calling a special session now confined to only approving aid for storm …

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    22 Aug 13
  • RobFarnsworth

    A 35-year-old special education teacher from Hibbing has announced that he’s running for governor. Rob Farnsworth says he intends to seek the Republican endorsement to challenge Democratic incumbent Mark Dayton next year. Farnsworth is making …

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    22 Aug 13
  • WalzFishing

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz was in New Ulm Wednesday for a “Conservation Potluck” lunch on the banks of the Minnesota River. Representative Walz was discussing preserving our state’s natural resources. Over 50 people joined …

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    22 Aug 13
  • Cow

    Minnesota beef producers will be voting in February on whether to double the state Checkoff to $2 for every head sold to help elevate the image of beef. The state’s Beef Checkoff has been $1 …

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    22 Aug 13