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  • Whooping Cough Outbreak

    Minnesota health officials say the state is dealing with a rising number of whooping cough cases this year. The Department of Health says in the first five months of 2012, a total of 670 cases …

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    17 May 12
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    High school graduations continue this weekend, with a total of 4 schools holding their ceremonies over the next few days. On Friday Mountain Lake and Sleepy Eye High School seniors will graduate. On Sunday students …

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    17 May 12
  • RedJacketTrestle

    The newly remodeled Red Jacket Trestle will be unveiled during a special a celebration this Saturday. The free event is taking place from 10am to Noon at the Red Jacket Trail Park along Highway 66 …

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    17 May 12
  • Republicans

    Southern Minnesota Republican leaders have decided that there will be no endorsement for the party’s choice to run against Democratic Congressman Tim Walz this November. Instead, GOP candidates Allen Quist and Mike Parry will face …

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    17 May 12
  • Soldier

    The US House has passed a bill that will ensure Minnesota National Guard soldiers receive full benefits and paid time off. The legislation sponsored by Congressman John Kline would grandfather in members impacted by a …

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    17 May 12
  • RapidanDam

    A 21-year-old woman drowned in the Blue Earth River Tuesday afternoon while tubing with 3 friends. Blue Earth County Chief Deputy Mike Maurer says that the group had stopped to either swim or to sit …

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    17 May 12
  • BarbMartiCouncilMeeting

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved a proposal to bring a Farmers Market to downtown New Ulm this summer. The New Ulm Retail Development Corporation’s Barb Marti talked to the council about the …

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    16 May 12
  • HistoricalMarker

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday approved a Brown County Historical Society request for a total of 4 new markers detailing aspects of the US-Dakota War of 1862. The new historical markers and their locations …

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    16 May 12