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  • Harvest

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed that Minnesota farmers harvested record corn and soybean crops in 2015. The USDA says Minnesota corn producers brought in 1.43 billion bushels, up 4 percent from the previous …

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    13 Jan 16
  • new ulm sign

    The City of New Ulm is sending out a survey to 300 randomly selected New Ulm residents seeking their opinions on the quality of New Ulm municipal services. The survey participants were selected from a …

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    13 Jan 16
  • Highway 14 sign

    With the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce as its newest member and a $1.9 billion dollar state b udget surplus, the U.S. Highway 14 Partnership expressed optimism at their annual meeting held Thursday. Third term …

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    12 Jan 16
  • BombThreatw

    The Brown County Attorney’s Office has not yet filed charges against a New Ulm teenager accused of writing a note suggesting there would be a suicide bomb if finals weren’t cancelled. Authorities say New Ulm …

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    12 Jan 16
  • BBQ

    Lone Star BBQ and Grill is reopening, but this time as a catering business and event venue. Owner Tom Svendsen says they are changing the name to Lone Star BBQ Catering and Event Center to …

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    12 Jan 16
  • Powerball Logo

    As Minnesota lottery players shatter past sales records, the people who run Powerball in the state are urging restraint. The Minnesota Lottery said Monday it will air radio spots that remind people to play within …

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    12 Jan 16
  • election

    Blue Earth County is seeking additional election judges for polling places within Mankato to serve on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8th. Election judges are responsible for the administration of election procedures in the voting place …

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    12 Jan 16
  • Fire department

    Sleepy Eye Firefighters were called to a residence east of Leavenworth Saturday afternoon. The home of Josh Steffl had smoke coming from the attic and fire had spread to a home office directly below the …

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    11 Jan 16