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  • NUCityCouncil

    A total of 2 candidates have applied for the vacant Ward 2 New Ulm City Council seat. The seat is empty following the resignation of Councilor Todd Olson due to a career move out of …

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    27 Apr 12
  • MarijuanaPlants

    A New Ulm man faces a felony drug charge after authorities found a pound of marijuana in his home. 26-year-old Justin Patrick Allen Weston was charged with a 5th-degree controlled substance crime this week in …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Burglary1

    Authorities continue to investigate the theft of cash and firearms from a Fairfax business that occurred last month, and a $1,000 reward is now being offered for information on the case. Unknown persons forced their …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Wrobleski2

    A Willmar man accused of leading authorities on a week-long manhunt following a string of thefts has pleaded Guilty to several charges in Renville County Court as part of a plea deal. 38-year-old Matthew James …

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    26 Apr 12
  • MattRasmussen

    A Gustavus Adolphus College graduate has been named the winner of the 2012 Walt Whitman Award by the Academy of American Poets. Matt Rasmussen is a 1998 graduate of the St. Peter college who is …

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    26 Apr 12
  • FFA_Logo

    The State FFA Convention wrapped up on Tuesday in St. Paul with local-area FFA chapters being named the best in the state. The Hutchinson FFA Chapter was named the top chapter in the state during …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    Some high-profile lobbying for a new Vikings stadium took place at the Minnesota State Capitol on Wednesday as a bill awaits a vote in the Minnesota House and continues moving through Senate committees. Vikings players …

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    26 Apr 12
  • MnDotLogo

    Governor Dayton on Wednesday thanked the “Heroes of Mn/DOT” by handing out award plaques in the State Capitol Rotunda. Among the Mn/DOT employees honored were Curt Broughten and Tom Johnson, who were plowing snow on …

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    26 Apr 12