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  • RobertReinhart1

    A New Ulm man accused of embezzling nearly $100,000 has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and 20 years of probation for the crimes. 59-year-old Robert James Reinhart was originally charged with a total …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Firetruck

    A home near Henderson is a total loss following a fire Sunday afternoon. Several area fire departments battled the blaze at the Mark Neils home between Henderson and Belle Plaine, including crews from Henderson and …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Flu

    A surge in the number of Minnesotans hospitalized with the flu late last month has state health officials fearing that the state may be in store for a “severe” flu season. The Minnesota Department of …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Thunderstorm

    The year 2012 was one of weather extremes in Minnesota. There was very little winter, temperatures reached the 60s in January and the 70s in March, and it turned out to be the third-warmest year …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Tractor2

    A deal to keep milk prices from doubling was part of the bill in Congress that averted the so-called Fiscal Cliff. Negotiators agreed to extend portions of the expired 2008 Farm Bill through September, keeping …

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    02 Jan 13
  • TerryMorrow

    Two more residents of Minnesota House District 19A have announced their candidacies for the seat being vacated by Democrat Terry Morrow. Pork producer advocate and farmer Karl Johnson will reportedly formally announce today (WED) that …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Crash2

    A Gibbon man was killed in a head-on crash in Mower County Saturday night. 61-year-old David Rettmann was driving a 1999 Chevy Monte Carlo southbound on Highway 63 when he apparently crossed into the northbound …

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    31 Dec 12
  • Ambulance

    A Courtland woman was injured late Saturday morning when she rear-ended a car waiting to turn onto Highway 14. A 2011 Honda CRV driven by 30-year-old Kimberly Dorn of Lake Crystal was stopped on Nicollet …

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    31 Dec 12