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    Phillip Nelson will resume his football career. Nelson hasn’t played since 2013 when he left the Gophers and transferred to Rutgers. Rutgers released him after he was charged last year in the altercation with Isaac …

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    01 May 15
  • Denny Warta

    Denny Warta was named Tourism Person of the Year Thursday afternoon by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce. In the past 60 years, Warta has hosted hundreds of visitors to the community. Warta says …

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    01 May 15
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    Minnesota State University Mankato plans to offer courses teaching the Dakota language. The courses will begin this fall. MSU is only the second institution in the state to offer the language. The course will be …

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    01 May 15
  • Joh Lind House

    A painting of the SS Governor John Lind steamship has found its way back home. Members of the Lind House Association gathered Thursday to accept the painting from Kramer Gallery of St. Paul. In 2011 …

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    01 May 15
  • Hog barn fire by Hector

    A hog barn fire Wednesday afternoon in rural Hector resulted in the loss of the building and about 2,000 animals. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting the fire on County Road 16 …

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    30 Apr 15
  • Highway 14

    Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) representatives presented several options on Highway 14 improvements for New Ulm on Wednesday evening. There are three sections of roadway to consider with limited funding. Brown County Commissioner and New …

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    30 Apr 15
  • Childrens museum

    The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota recently learned how much funding it might  receive over the next several years. The House Legacy finance bill to be heard by the house Thursday tenatively gives the museum …

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    30 Apr 15
  • SpringPlanting

    Dry conditions and cool temperatures have not slowed planting progress in the area. According to the USDA Crop report, area farmers have planted over 38 percent of the Minnesota Corn Crop. According to South Central …

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    30 Apr 15