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  • MIC

    Inventors from across the country traveled to Redwood Falls over the weekend to showcase their inventions during the 55th annual Minnesota Inventors Congress invention show. The Grand Prize F. Robert Starr Award was presented to …

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    11 Jun 12
  • KMart

    The final day of business for the New Ulm K-Mart was Sunday. The closure of the New Ulm store was part of a larger 15-store closure by K-Mart’s parent company, Sears Holding. Those closures came …

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    11 Jun 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board on Friday voted to hire an additional assistant county attorney due to an increase in demand on the county attorney’s office. Nicollet County Attorney Michelle Zehnder Fischer says that the recent …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Thunderstorm

    Strong storms came sweeping through much of Minnesota last (SUN) night, prompting Tornado Warnings in parts of the KNUJ area. Doppler Radar had indicated the possibility of tornadoes forming during the storms, leading to warnings …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Train

    A person was hit by a train on Sunday in New Ulm. The incident occurred at about 5:15pm at the railroad crossing with 20th North Street. Witnesses at the scene reportedly saw the victim lying …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Drowning

    A Mankato man died Saturday evening in an apparent drowning at Hiniker’s Pond in Mankato. Authorities say that 23-year-old Madi Omot Nyigow was swimming with friends at around 6:45pm when he disappeared in the water …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Arson

    A 19-year-old Fairmont man has been charged with 1st-degree arson for allegedly starting a fire at Fairmont’s Lincoln School in April. Timothy Jude Brickner is accused of lighting the curtains of the stage at the …

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    11 Jun 12
  • MIC

    The 55th annual Minnesota Inventors Congress Invention Show is taking place this weekend in the city of Redwood Falls. It’s happening through Sunday at the Redwood Area Community Center. Along with invention displays, the Minnesota …

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    09 Jun 12