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  • Festival

    There are several events taking place around the local area this weekend. The City of Truman has it’s annual Truman Days celebration, with the Grand Parade taking place on Saturday. There’s Catfish Derby Days in …

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    25 Jul 13
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    The Nicollet County Board has voted down a $10-per-vehicle tax for road projects. The final vote was 3-2 and the commissioners who voted against it were concerned partly about the potential state fee to administer …

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    24 Jul 13
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    A Minneapolis man has had first-degree murder charges filed against him for the murder of a Mankato woman in her home. A grand jury was convened Monday to start hearing evidence gathered during the investigation …

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    24 Jul 13
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    The local State Patrol District has a new commander. Lieutenant Jeremy Geiger was promoted to Captain during a ceremony in the Twin Cities Tuesday. Geiger is a St. James graduate who began his career with …

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    24 Jul 13
  • PlaneCrash

    An Albert Lea man escaped uninjured after the small plane he was piloting crashed in a corn field just southeast of Beauford in Blue Earth County Tuesday. Lucas Elliott Schuster was flying a four-seat Piper …

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    18 Jul 13
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    Brown County will be taking over the hospital van service from the Disabled Americans’ Veterans program.  Brown County Veterans’ Service Officer Greg Peterson says everything will remain pretty much the same, but this move removes …

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    17 Jul 13
  • NUSign

    The New Ulm Retail Development Corporation has a new coordinator.  Michelle Wood was named the new coordinator and started the job Monday.  Wood grew up in Mankato and knows the area.  She currently lives in Minneapolis …

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    17 Jul 13
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    The Colorado roommate of a St. Peter native whose body was found recently after being missing for nearly 5 months was arrested Monday and charged with murder. 52-year-old Leann “Annie” Meyer disappeared in late February, …

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    16 Jul 13