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  • NUpublicutilities

    The electric outage on Saturday in New Ulm was due to a squirrel entering the Center Street substation, causing a short at a 69,000 volt breaker. The short interrupted service to the Center Street substation, …

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    30 Sep 14
  • BrownCountyMuseum

    Three area counties have been awarded grants from the Minnesota Historical Society. Blue Earth County Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota received $33,664 for the development and design of children’s exhibits about Dakota culture and history …

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    30 Sep 14
  • beckstead

    A Mankato man was arrested on Saturday morning, resulting in his third assault charge. Bradley Blaine Beckstead was charged with fifth degree assault his third assault charge since 2011. According to Mankato police, the 23 …

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    30 Sep 14
  • black bear

    A man in Pine County is recovering after he was attacked by a black bear. Brandon Johnson suffered lacerations and bites to his chest, arms, and legs. Johnson said he was tracking the wounded bear …

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    29 Sep 14
  • drone 2

    A Le Sueur County man may become the first Minnesotan to fly a drone for a county with Federal Aviation Administration Approval. Tim Briggs of New Prague spent 22 years in the Navy as a …

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    29 Sep 14
  • loons

    Five loon chicks have been relocated to southern Minnesota as one step in an attempt to reintroduce the loon to it’s former range. The Biodiversity Institute is working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources …

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    29 Sep 14
  • Crash2

    State Patrol responded to a fatal car accident on Highway 19. An eastbound Dodge Avenger lost control and went into the ditch, rolling multiple times. Brenden Kroehler, 20 of Henderson, was killed in the accident. …

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    29 Sep 14
  • DNR

    A New Ulm resident has been named “Firearm Instructor of the Year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Steve Rykhus teaches the safety programs in his hometown of Tracy. He is certified for instruction …

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    29 Sep 14