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  • Truman

    The Truman City Council made history this month when the swearing-in of 2 new city councilors gave the council a female-majority for the first time in the town’s history. Kirsten Bressler took a seat on …

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    17 Jan 13
  • CreditCardFraud2

    The St. Peter Police department is investigating several incidents of debit card fraud. Numerous St. Peter residents have reported that their cards were used to make unauthorized purchases in different states, and even in a …

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    16 Jan 13
  • BombSquad

    The bomb squad was called out to a truck stop near Albert Lea on Tuesday during an unusual standoff that sent a 26-year-old man to the hospital for a mental evaluation. Authorities say that the …

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    16 Jan 13
  • LorenEisenbarth

    The sentencing of a former Cedar Mountain bus driver found guilty of molesting a 5-year-old child has been delayed. 64-year-old Loren Patrick Eisenbarth of Morgan was found guilty of 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct in a …

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    16 Jan 13
  • VikingsStadium

    Minnesota lawmakers who approved new forms of gambling in bars to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium are getting their first chance to scrutinize lagging revenues from that plan. The House Commerce Committee …

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    16 Jan 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board met with consultants on Tuesday to begin the process of searching for a new superintendent. Current District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme recently announced that he will be retiring …

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    16 Jan 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved a motion that gives a member of the city council a permanent seat on the New Ulm Park and Rec Commission. The council representative on the 8-seat …

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    16 Jan 13
  • BirchTrees

    A University of Minnesota startup is finding new commercial uses for birch bark. The venture is called The Actives Factory and it’s based in Two Harbors. The university says it will extract and synthesize naturally …

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    16 Jan 13