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  • TargetStore

    The fight to keep New Ulm’s Target store from closing in January is progressing. According to a recent Facebook post from New Ulm Councilor Les Schultz on the #savenewulmstarget page, he confirmed that Mayor Bob …

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    06 Nov 15
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye Event Center Study Committee met last week to look more closely at possible locations for the event center. It was learned that property across the highway from the lake which had been …

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    06 Nov 15
  • Deer

    It’s that time of year that whitetail addicts look forward to all year — Firearms deer hunting season. Local Department of Natural Resources Officer Jack Sajack says he has seen evidence of the rut beginning …

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    06 Nov 15
  • death_investigation

    The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 16-year-old Mankato West High School student from New Ulm whose body was found Wednesday morning in a field off of Highway 68 in …

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    05 Nov 15
  • OfficerInvolvedShooting

    The name of the officer injured in an officer-involved shooting Sunday afternoon in Hutchinson has been released. Twenty-three-year-old Jacob Willers has been released from the hospital and is at home recovering. Willers and his family …

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    05 Nov 15
  • Target logo

    Target plans to close 13 stores nationwide, including one in New Ulm and two others in Milwaukee and Superior, Wisconsin. The Minneapolis-based retailer says a decision to close a store usually follows several years of …

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    05 Nov 15
  • GASOLINE

    If you’re planning to travel over the up-coming holidays there may be something to be thankful for when you fill up the tank. “There’s no reason not to expect prices to approach two dollars sometime …

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    05 Nov 15
  • Student Writing

    As technology continues to expand and grow, schools are trying to keep pace. New digital learning days implemented at Springfield Public Schools will give students learning opportunities without even being in school. On Friday, November …

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    05 Nov 15