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  • Welfare fraud

    A New Ulm man accused of sexual assault is now also accused of welfare fraud. 57-year-old Robert James Sorenson has been charged with felony wrongfully obtaining public assistance in Sibley County District Court. According to …

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    03 Jan 18
  • Northrop elevator

    Fire crews battled the blaze at the Northrop elevator for 60 hours in frigid temperatures before they were finally able to clear the scene. By 7:30 Sunday night the tear down of the elevator was …

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    02 Jan 18
  • Trenton Bass

    A 17-year-old Hills-Beaver Creek High School senior continues to adapt to life in a wheelchair after sustaining a life-altering neck injury at a varsity football game. Trenton Bass began the season as team captain and …

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    02 Jan 18
  • Minnesota State Lottery

    Two lucky Minnesota raffle players are $1 million dollars richer. One of those tuckets was sold at Casey’s General Store in New Ulm. The other was purchased at a gas station in Forest Lake. Tickets …

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    02 Jan 18
  • First baby

    Mankato’s first baby of 2018 arrived Monday morning. Angel David was born at 6:35 a.m. New Year’s Day to Juana and Ramiro of Butterfield. Angel was supposed to be born January 4th, but arrived a …

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    02 Jan 18
  • burglary_house

    Two burglary suspects are in custody after a home security alert notified the homeowner that a vehicle was in the driveway of his rural home while his 12-year-old son was home alone. The homeowner hopped …

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    30 Dec 17
  • Northrop elevator fire1

    riday morning at 5 a.m. the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and Truman Police Department responded to the report of a fire at the grain elevator in Northrop. This was following an explosion the day before …

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    30 Dec 17
  • Firefighters

    Mayer Fire Department Captain Jeff Vollmer suffered an apparent heart attack on December 19 following a training exercise. The 40-year-old veteran firefighter died at his home in the early hours. Due to the hands-on nature …

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    30 Dec 17