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  • New Ulm image

    A new restaurant that appeals to a casual and social audience opens in downtown New Ulm. Sozial, the German word for social, held a soft opening last weekend. The front end of the restaurant features …

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    02 May 18
  • Merger

    Blethen Gage & Krause and Berens Rodenberg & O’Connor will be merging. The two oldest and well-respected law firms have a significant footprint in the area. Blethen Gage & Krause have been providing leagal services …

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    01 May 18
  • GasPumps

    The cost at the pump is rising and is not likely to decrease anytime soon. According to Triple A, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Blue Earth, Brown and Nicollet …

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    01 May 18
  • ice jam

    Lakes in every part of Minnesota are experiencing later than usual ice out but temperatures are rising and the Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone venturing onto remaining ice to use extreme caution — or …

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    01 May 18
  • Truman

    On Friday Truman will hold a Bikeable Community workshop sponsored by a Statewide Health Improvement Partnership Grant. There will be presentations by the state’s Department of Health, Department of Transportation and Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota. …

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    01 May 18
  • theft

    A Fairmont man is facing a theft charge in Martin County for allegedly stealing a car out of the HyVee parking lot in Fairmont. According to the criminal complaint, Fairmont Officers responded to a report …

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    01 May 18
  • Police lights

    A 31-year-old Faribault man engaged in a standoff with police Tuesday night while holding a family hostage. According to the criminal complaint, Michael Wittenberg had been drinking heavily and became upset when his girlfriend said …

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    30 Apr 18
  • car accident

    Five area teenagers were injured Saturday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 7 near Omega Avenue east of Hutchinson. According to the state patrol, a 2009 Chevy Traverse driven by an unidentified 16-year-old male …

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    30 Apr 18