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  • 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
  • BrownCounty

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a redistricting plan for the county following a public hearing on the issue. Redistricting is required every 10 years based on Census results. Each of Brown County’s …

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    02 May 12
  • Thunderstorm

    Storms packing high winds and some hail rumbled across southern and central Minnesota on Tuesday, but no serious damage or injuries have been reported. A Tornado Watch was in effect for much of the area …

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    02 May 12