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  • Study says Minnesota is 3rd most successful state in the nation

    A new study by Zippa lists Minnesota as the third most successful state in the nation. The study looked at poverty level, median household income and unemployment rate data from 2010 through 2014 American Community …

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    20 Jul 16
  • Despite vehicle advances, breakdowns at record high

    Despite advances in vehicle technology, including maintenance reminders and other dashboard alerts, Triple A rescued a record-breaking 32 million drivers in 2015, with more battery, flat tire and key problems than ever before. Owners of …

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    20 Jul 16
  • New Ulm teen charged in sexual offense

    A New Ulm teenager is facing a sexual offense charge. Eighteen-year-old Michael Patrick McTighe Junior was charged Monday with felony third-degree criminal sex conduct. According to the criminal complaint, McTighe is accused of having sexual …

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    19 Jul 16
  • New Ulm Brewery takes the silver at the U.S. Open Beer Championships

    The New Ulm Brewery has won its fair share of awards and recently won a couple more at the U.S. Open Beer Championships. August Schell Brewing took home 2 silver medals in the German Hefeweizen …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Sibley County receives two grants

    The Sibley County Board of Commissioners accepted two grants recently. One grant will be used toward a courthouse camera security system and the second grant will be used toward a new leadership program. Sibley County …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Former JWP teacher makes first court appearance

    A former Janesville Waldorf Pemberton teacher and coach appears in court for the first time since being charged for allegedly recording minors in the shower. Zachary Roberts faces 8 felony counts involving minors with all …

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    19 Jul 16
  • 4 pounds of pot seized from Mankato home

    Drug task force agents seized more than 4 pounds of marijuana and more than $5200 from a Mankato apartment. Nineteen-year-old Trevor Alan Neal was charged with felony fifth degree drug sale and two felony counts …

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    18 Jul 16
  • Public reviews preliminary Tink Larson design

    A small group of residents gathered at a June 14th public meeting to hear and see the preliminary designs for Tink Larson Field that burned earlier this spring in a suspected arson fire. Each design …

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    18 Jul 16