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  • Fire

    Several streets in North Mankato were closed Tuesday evening after a fire broke out in the bathroom of a convenience store. The fire at the SuperAmerica at Webster Avenue and Highway 169 started at around …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Rodenberg1

    Brown County Judge John Rodenberg was one of two judges named to the Minnesota Court of Appeals by Governor Mark Dayton on Tuesday. Rodenberg, who lives in New Ulm, will fill one of the two …

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    28 Dec 11
  • DaveSenjem1

    The Minnesota Senate has a new Majority Leader. Following a daylong private meeting, Senate Republicans on Tuesday selected Dave Senjem of Rochester as their leader. Senjem is a retired environmental affairs officer for the Mayo …

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    28 Dec 11
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday approved salary increases for elected and appointed county officials. The County Commissioner salary for 2012 was increased by $500 to $21,250, but the board agreed to lower their per-diem …

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    28 Dec 11
  • NewUlmSeal

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved rate increases for both Water and Wastewater for the upcoming year, and approved the 2012 PUC budget. The biggest changes in PUC rates will be in …

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    28 Dec 11
  • ATV

    One person was injured when 2 all-terrain-vehicles crashed in Renville County Monday afternoon. The accident occurred at shortly before 2pm on 210th Street 4 miles northwest of the City of Renville in Ericson Township. 44-year-old …

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    27 Dec 11
  • Temperature

    The day after Christmas was warm and windy in Minnesota, with record high temperatures being set across the state. New Ulm hit 54 degrees on Monday, breaking the old record high of 49 degrees set …

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    27 Dec 11
  • Fatal

    The State Patrol says it was a 15-year-old who was driving an SUV that caused a deadly four-vehicle crash near Willmar on Saturday. The teen’s name and condition have not been released. The accident killed …

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    27 Dec 11