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  • 3M

    There is a changing of the guard at 3M. Company officials say chief operating officer Inge Thulin has been promoted to chief executive officer and a member of 3M’s board. She will replace current CEO …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Nibbe1

    A Blue Earth County judge ruled on Tuesday that much of the alleged murder confession of a Lake Crystal woman can be used in her upcoming trial. 34-year-old Jennifer Lee Nibbe is accused of killing …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Caucus12

    Over 150 people were on hand for the New Ulm Area Republican Party Caucus Tuesday night. Brown County Republican Chair Jim Hahn says along with the presidential straw poll, the main purpose of the caucus …

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    08 Feb 12
  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    Senator Al Franken is introducing legislation to make courthouses more secure. The Minnesota Democrat says the Local Courthouse Safety Act would provide courts with access to security training and give states authority to use existing …

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    08 Feb 12
  • ServingOurTroops

    New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing Company is gearing up for their latest “Serving Our Troops” project. On February 25th Schell’s will be embarking on their 9th such project since 2004. They’ll be serving more than …

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    08 Feb 12
  • Stabbing

    Authorities continue to investigate a stabbing near Jackpot Junction Casino early Tuesday in which 5 people were injured. The incident happened at approximately 1:30am at a home on Jackpot Avenue near the casino. A total …

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    08 Feb 12
  • Vote

    Precinct caucuses will be held across Minnesota tonight (TUE), and a lot of attention will be focused on the Republican presidential contenders.  Mitt Romney won the Minnesota caucuses in 2008 as the conservative alternative to …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Fire

    Authorities say that a 46-year-old resident has admitted to starting a fire that prompted the evacuation of an assisted-living facility in Northfield on Sunday. The fire at the Valleyview assisted-living facility was started in the …

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    07 Feb 12