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  • Festival

    Summer officially arrived this (SAT) morning, and the summer festival season is now underway in southern Minnesota. Friendship Days in the City of Nicollet kicked off Friday evening with food and carnival rides in the …

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    21 Jun 14
  • Flood

    Governor Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 35 Minnesota counties because of the recent storms and flooding. He’s also directed the Minnesota National Guard to send 100 soldiers to help in the fight …

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    20 Jun 14
  • BernardKleinschmidt

    A 40-year-old Lewisville man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl for several years made an appearance in Watonwan County Court on Tuesday. Bernard George Kleinschmidt Jr has been charged with multiple counts of criminal …

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    20 Jun 14
  • NURunnings2

    A Waseca man was charged with felony theft in Brown County Court this week for allegedly attempting to steal several fishing poles from the New Ulm Runnings store. 51-year-old Lemoine Busse had been reportedly sitting …

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    20 Jun 14
  • FloodedFields

    This week’s heavy rains have extinguished the last remaining patch of drought in Minnesota. Thursday’s update from the US Drought Monitor shows the state completely free of drought and abnormally dry conditions. Minnesota Climatologist Pete …

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    20 Jun 14
  • TimGieseke

    A rural New Ulm man has been named the Independence Party’s candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Tim Gieseke kicked off his campaign at the Minnesota River Congress in New Ulm Thursday. He is a Nicollet County …

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    20 Jun 14
  • Thunderstorm

    The fourth storm system to hit southern Minnesota this week brought wind and heavy rains overnight. A tornado was also reported in Marshall. The Albert Lea and Austin areas were battered by high winds, while …

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    19 Jun 14
  • JohnLaDueInCustody

    The 17-year-old Waseca boy accused of planning to kill his family and attack students at his school made an appearance in court Wednesday. John LaDue is facing 12 felony charges, including 4 counts of attempted …

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    19 Jun 14