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  • Crash

    Two New Ulm residents were injured in a rollover accident on Interstate 90 Saturday morning. 46-year-old Loretta Gerasch was driving a 2004 Jeep Liberty eastbound on I-90 when she lost control of the vehicle on …

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    16 Jan 12
  • Hunting

    Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources is pushing to raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses.  They say the move is to save the Game and Fish Fund which supports several sportsmens’ programs.  The fund will …

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    16 Jan 12
  • Snowmobile

    This has been a disappointing winter for Minnesota snowmobilers so far, but Governor Dayton has set Sunday as the start of Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week in Minnesota. The DNR’s Captain Mike Hammer says there’s a …

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    14 Jan 12
  • CheckFraud

    A total of 13 people face felony charges for allegedly cashing forged payroll checks at businesses across southern Minnesota, including in New Ulm. The phony checks were reportedly created on a computer by 36-year-old Baretta …

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    14 Jan 12
  • PollutedRiver

    Minnesota has added another 500 lakes and stretches of river to its list of impaired waters, raising the state’s total above 3,600. The 2012 list includes a total of 108 waterways in the Minnesota River …

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    14 Jan 12
  • JasonKrieg

    A man accused of shooting at an occupied vehicle outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Medford is being held on $1-million bail. 44-year-old Jason Paul Krieg is accused of firing the shots at a person waiting …

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    14 Jan 12
  • Crops

    Final estimates confirm that Minnesota farmers produced less corn and soybeans in 2011 than 2010. Thursday’s US Department of Agriculture report estimates Minnesota corn production at 1.2 billion bushels, down 2% from November’s forecast and …

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    13 Jan 12
  • CriminalSex

    A 37-year-old Madelia man faces a total of 6 counts of criminal sexual conduct over allegations that he molested a young girl multiple times over the course of more than a year. Edward Jacob Ruter …

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    13 Jan 12