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    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce honored the late Bobbi McCrea with the 2012 Athena Award on Monday. McCrea was active in the community in numerous ways prior to her death in the Bohemian …

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    22 May 12
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    Site excavation work for a new Menards store in New Ulm got underway this week. The store will be located on the west end of New Ulm off Highway 14. The construction of the Menards …

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    22 May 12
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    Authorities have issued a warning about a new phone cam reported Monday. A resident of Brown County reportedly received two phone calls telling her that she had won $250,000 in a Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes, …

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    22 May 12
  • RecreationalTrail

    Two community meetings are being held this month to discuss a proposed recreational trail from St. Peter to Mankato. The meetings will provide an opportunity for potential trail users and area property owners to provide …

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    22 May 12
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    The New Ulm City Council will discuss the possible need to enact eminent domain proceedings on property for the Minnesota River Flood Levy during a special meeting this (MON) evening. The proposal before the council …

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    21 May 12
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    The 2012 election season officially gets underway Tuesday. That’s when filings open for the various offices – federal, state, county and some cities – that will be on the ballot on the November 6th general …

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    21 May 12
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    Law enforcement agencies across the state begin a “Click It Or Ticket” campaign today (MON). Officers will be working overtime in an effort to get motorists to comply with the state’s primary seat belt law. …

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    21 May 12
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    Congratulations to our local-area Princess Kay Finalists! Representing Brown County: Laura Rosenhammer of Sleepy Eye, the daughter of John and Patty Rosenhammer. Representing McLeod County: Elizabeth Nix of Plato, the daughter of Tim and Ann …

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    21 May 12