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  • Hail

    A Tornado Warning was issued for much of the local area Wednesday evening as severe thunderstorms again rolled through southern Minnesota. Heavy rain was reported across the KNUJ listening area, and reports of hail anywhere …

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    03 May 12
  • PoliceLine

    New Ulm police were involved in a standoff Wednesday night after a man refused to leave his home. Authorities closed off a section of 5th North Street between Broadway and Minnesota Street beginning at around …

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    03 May 12
  • BrownCountyEvaluationCenter (1)

    The death of a 41-year-old St. James man at the Brown County Evaluation Center in New Ulm last month has been ruled a suicide. An autopsy has determined that the cause of death for Bradley …

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    03 May 12
  • MissingPersonSearch

    Authorities say a southern Minnesota woman and her three young children whose disappearance triggered a state crime alert have been found safe. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension issued the alert Wednesday afternoon after 24-year-old …

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    03 May 12
  • FEMAGrant

    The Martin County Board learned this week that the county has been denied a federal grant needed to complete mandatory emergency communication upgrades by the end of the year. The FEMA grant would have covered …

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    03 May 12
  • HonorGuard

    Governor Dayton has signed a bill into law that increases the stipends paid to Honor Guard members for attending veterans’ funerals in Minnesota. The Honor Guard program reimburses veterans organizations to assist with payment for …

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    03 May 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    A Republican plan for a roofless Vikings stadium, with the state’s portion paid for with bonding money, has the Capitol in an uproar. Democrats blasted the latest proposal for building the football team a new …

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    02 May 12
  • LisaFischer

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday appointed Lisa Fischer to fill the vacant Ward 2 council seat left empty by the resignation of Councilor Todd Olson. Fischer has previous experience working for the city …

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    02 May 12