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  • Madelia fire

    Several area fire departments have been battling a blaze that started around 2:30 this morning on Main Street in Madelia. City manager Jane Piepgras reported the fire has destroyed at least 8 buildings on the …

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    03 Feb 16
  • Welfare fraud

    Nicollet County is putting a dent in welfare and fraud cases. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office announced recently that 5 people were convicted of welfare fraud in 2015. Conditions of the sentences include reimbursement of …

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    02 Feb 16
  • fatal  car crashw

    The Office of Traffic Safety says the state had an above-average number of traffic fatalities last month. Yesterday, the office released its preliminary report which stated that 25 people died on Minnesota roads last month. …

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    02 Feb 16
  • winter storm

    A powerful winter storm is bearing down on southern Minnesota and northern Iowa today and the Minnesota Department of Transportation says roads may be closed as conditions become unmanageable. With whiteout conditions and significant drifting …

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    02 Feb 16
  • Sibley East School

    Superintendent Jim Amsden updated the Sibley East School board on the new school facility being built in Gaylord and the remodeling taking place in Arlington at a recent school board meeting. The Gaylord site has …

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    02 Feb 16
  • Grain Belt sign

    August Schell Brewing Company of New Ulm has finalized its purchase of the iconic Grain Belt beer sign in Minneapolis and the purchase of the land it sits on. The sale allows the brewery to …

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    02 Feb 16
  • Ambulance

    Authorities believe a murder suicide took place in a Good Thunder home where two bodies were found Friday morning. The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s department released preliminary autopsy results Sunday afternoon showing 48-year-old Kimberly Hernandez …

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    01 Feb 16
  • Target closing

    The anticipated closure of the New Ulm Target Store cam Saturday night as the doors closed for the final time. In the hours before it closed, hundreds of customers walked through the doors to take …

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    01 Feb 16