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  • New Ulm Public Schools

    The New Ulm Public School Board set the 2016 final levy at Thursday nights meeting. The board approved a 2.9 percent increase. A Truth and Taxation meeting was held December 3rd when Business Manager Myrna …

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    19 Dec 15
  • St. James Schools

    After voters approved a $24 million building referendum in November, the St. James School Board began planning construction details at a recent meeting. The district plans to upgrade technology and science rooms, bring the indoor …

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    19 Dec 15
  • Eagle

    Bird watchers who participated in the Bethany Hawkwatch say numbers for migrating raptors were impressive this year. Counters kept track of birds viewed at two Mankato locations between August 15 and December 15. The total …

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    19 Dec 15
  • Explore MN scavenger hunt

    For the third year in a row Explore Minnesota is hosting a statewide scavenger hunt. The Scavenger Hunt is called “Checkpoint Minnesota” and the contest includes 10 checkpoints at Minnesota winter winter destinations. Every participant …

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    19 Dec 15
  • hyvee

    For those who hate grocery shopping, HyVee has introduced a new way to do it from the comfort of your home or office. You can now shop online and have groceries delivered. HyVee Aisles Online …

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    19 Dec 15
  • chief_myron_wieland

    Suspended New Ulm Police Chief Myron Wieland pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor disorderly conduct at a pre-trial hearing in Brown County District Court. Two counts of misdemeanor domestic assault were dismissed in a plea deal. …

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    18 Dec 15
  • criminal charges

    Two more men have been charged as a result of a Bureau of Criminal Apprehension prostitution sting on Craigslist that targets men attempting to solicit underage girls. Thirty-two-year-old Andrew John Versteeg of Eagle Lake and …

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    18 Dec 15
  • St Peter

    Lone Star BBQ and Grill in downtown St. Peter surprised employees and residents in the city when they made the decision to close down citing staffing issues as the reason. The announcement was made Thursday, …

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    18 Dec 15