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  • Cigarette and tabacco packs on a shelf

    Cigarettes are much more costly in Minnesota beginning today (MON). A new tax has now kicked that includes a $1.60 increase per-pack of cigarettes. The extra charge brings the total tax to $2.83 per-pack. It’s …

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    01 Jul 13
  • JeffBertrangHeadshot

    New Ulm District 88 Schools have a new superintendent as of today (MON). Former GFW Superintendent Jeff Bertrang is now the leader of District 88. This comes after the retirement of long-time New Ulm Superintendent …

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    01 Jul 13
  • GageTowersImplosion

    The implosion of the Gage Towers dormitories at MSU-Mankato over the weekend went off smoothly. The 12-story towers were safely imploded Saturday morning. Hundreds of spectators gathered to watch the buildings come down. First an …

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    01 Jul 13
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross is holding a few blood drives around the area this week, and all blood donors have a chance to win gift cards. The Red Cross Summer of Stories campaign is helping …

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    01 Jul 13
  • ConcertInThePark

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm. Tonight’s free concert features the music of the Ken and Ken Show. It starts at 7pm in German Park, with the …

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    01 Jul 13
  • JackieJohnson

    Funeral services were this (SAT) morning for the St. Peter woman that was the victim of a murder-suicide this week. Investigators say 53-year-old Joel Reineke of Kasota shot 48-year-old Jackie Johnson and then turned the …

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    29 Jun 13
  • ElectricMeter

    Charges have been filed against 60-year-old Debra Wertish of Redwood Falls in connection with the theft of electricity being stolen at a family members home and Redwood Auto Sales in Redwood Falls. Charges include aiding …

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    29 Jun 13
  • DrunkBoating2

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other law enforcement agencies are stepping up patrols this weekend to crackdown on boating while intoxicated. It is part of Operation Dry Water, a national campaign designed to …

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    29 Jun 13