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  • American Red Cross

    Sisters both reached a milestone when they donated blood at the American Red Cross’ blood drive at Alliance Bank in New Ulm recently. Myrt Riebel of Sleepy Eye and Ruth Klossner of Lafayette each hit …

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    29 Aug 17
  • Motorcyclist injured when collides with deer

    A motocyclist was injured Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a deer in Renville County. The state patrol says 58-year-old Randal Theo Vanderpoel of Tyler was traveling west on Highway 212 on a Harley …

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    29 Aug 17
  • New Police Chief hired in Arlington

    The Arlington City Council approved at a recent meeting to offer John Pettersen a conditional offer of employment to serve as the city’s new police chief. The employment terms include an annual salary of $72,000 …

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    29 Aug 17
  • Ambulance

    A Fairfax man is dead following an accident with a lawn mower. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, emergency personnel were called Friday afternoon to the 46000 block of 670th Avenue in Wellington Township, …

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    28 Aug 17
  • prostitution

    Eight men have been arrested following an undercover sex sting in Springfield on Friday and Saturday targeting those seeking sex with underage individuals. The suspects arrested Friday have been identified as 20-year-old Shane Allen Madsen …

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    28 Aug 17
  • handcuffs

    A St. James man jailed for kidnapping is now facing additional charges after several incidents in the Watonwan County Jail. Court documents say on August 17th, Vincent Falcon was eating when another inmate brushed past …

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    28 Aug 17
  • Father Sam Wagner

    After reviewing evidence, the Brown County Attorney’s Office has declined to prosecute in a case of a Catholic Priest at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. The New Ulm Police Department began an investigation …

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    28 Aug 17
  • Flood marker_New Ulm

    A new flood marker has been installed for the Cottonwood River in New Ulm. The river drains an area of about 1300 square miles in southwestern Minnesota. The National Weather Service has established flood stage …

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    28 Aug 17