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  • Melchert-Dinkel1

    An attorney for a former southern Minnesota nurse convicted of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves says his client was merely supporting his alleged victims and had no influence on their actions. …

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    21 Dec 12
  • HaroldRemme1

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board delayed the approval of an agreement to sell the former New Ulm Middle School property during its meeting Thursday evening, and Superintendent Harold Remme announced that he will …

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    21 Dec 12
  • WinterDriving

    The latest winter storm only grazed the local area on Thursday, and we got off easy compared to folks in Iowa and Wisconsin. There was just a trace of snow in New Ulm over the …

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    21 Dec 12
  • RetailWorker

    Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell to 5.7% in November. State Job Analyst Steve Hine says that a good start to the holiday shopping season helped with what was the strongest monthly gain in retail employment in …

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    21 Dec 12
  • NUMC

    The New Ulm Medical Center Board of Trustees honored this year’s recipient of the hospital’s “Legends of Medicine” award Thursday evening. Harold Fenske was responsible for organizing the merger between the Union Hospital and Loretta …

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    21 Dec 12
  • Arson

    A Good Thunder woman has been charged with arson after allegedly trying to start the Crystal Valley Co-Op facility in Good Thunder on fire last week. 37-year-old Krista Marie Mackie is accused of turning on …

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    20 Dec 12
  • ComputerCrime

    A 61-year-old Sleepy Eye man accused of making sexual advances to a police officer posing as a 15-year-old girl online was permitted to remain free on his own recognizance following an appearance in court Tuesday. …

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    20 Dec 12
  • Shoplifting

    Five people made an appearance in Redwood County Court this week in connection with a recent theft from the Redwood Falls Wal-Mart. The defendants – four of them women – face multiple felony charges in …

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    20 Dec 12