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  • bear tracking map

    A black bear was reported to be spotted on the Sleepy Eye Bike Trail Tuesday evening. The Department of Natural Resources District Office in New Ulm did confirm the bear was located on the north …

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    18 May 18
  • Hermann Monument

    Hermann Monument will be open for the season on Saturday. The City of New Ulm in conjunction with a grant from the State of Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society …

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    18 May 18
  • Belle Plaine

    On May 8th, voters in the Belle Plaine School District declined the construction of a $33 million Community Center backed by the school district and the city. Voters rejected the proposal by an overwhelming margin …

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    17 May 18
  • Road construction

    Construction on Main Street through Sleepy Eye is expected to begin on Monday. The project will be done under traffic with the exception of a one-week closure of Main Street East at 12th Avenue for …

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    17 May 18
  • Truman Cafe

    The China House Cafe is making the final preparations in anticopation of opening soon in the former Truman Cafe building. Owner Johnny Voung has 25 years of restaurant experience and came to the area to …

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    17 May 18
  • atv accident

    A Green Isle man who was seriously injured in an ATV accident Sunday afternoon is improving. 56-year-old Brian Leroy Buckenthin is in satisfactory condition Tuesday at Hennepin County Medical Center. He was one of 3 …

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    16 May 18
  • car accident

    A 35-year-old Madelia man was injured Tuesday afternoon when his vehicle rear-ended a semi traveling the same direction. According to the state patrol, a GMC Sierra driven by Joshua Steven Schroener was traveling east on …

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    16 May 18
  • Minnesota River Congress

    The well-being of the Minnesota River Basin is the focus of a gathering Thursday at the Kato Ballroom, 200 Chestnut Street in Mankato. The event is for the 10th annual Minnesota River Congress, which is …

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    16 May 18