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  • Gun

    A Mankato man is now believed to be responsible for gang-related shootings in both Gaylord and St. Peter. 23-year-old Michael Lamont Smith made his first appearance in Sibley County Court on Monday after being arrested …

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    07 Dec 11
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    A Courtland man is facing a felony drug charge in Blue Earth County. 20-year-old Nicholas Luepke was one of 18 people arrested in an August 2010 multi-county drug task force sweep for the distribution of …

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    07 Dec 11
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    A New Ulm teen suspected in taking part in dozens of burglaries and thefts in the area made his initial appearance in court on Friday, and remains incarcerated in the Brown County Jail. 19-year-old Tyler …

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    07 Dec 11
  • Fatal

    A 21-year-old Morgan man was killed in a car crash Tuesday morning. The 2-vehicle crash occurred at just before 6am on 300th Street west of Saratoga Avenue near Morgan. Brandon Eisenbarth was pronounced dead at …

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    07 Dec 11
  • Cold

    The temperature in New Ulm dropped below zero overnight Monday night, the first time it’s been that cold in over 9 months. The overnight low was 1-below zero in New Ulm. The last time we …

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    06 Dec 11
  • BreakIn

    Police in St. Peter continue to investigate the latest string of vehicle break-ins taking place around the community. The latest in what police refer to as “crimes of opportunity” took place over the past few …

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    06 Dec 11
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    Former State Senator Dennis Fredrickson of New Ulm was recently presented the 2011 Carlson-Minge Award by the conservation group Friends of the Minnesota Valley. The annual award is given to a current or former elected …

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    06 Dec 11
  • HolidayTrain

    The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train makes a stop in New Ulm and other local communities this week. The special train comes through the area on Wednesday. It stops in Springfield at 3pm, New Ulm at …

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    05 Dec 11