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  • Road construction

    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a construction open house this morning for Highway 15 Construction. Beginning Monday, traffic traveling through the city will be detoured to 20th Street/Nicollet County Road 37 and …

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    28 Apr 17
  • Mankato

    Mankato city inspectors are inspecting more than 2 dozen buildings that may have sustained structural damage from a quarry blast Tuesday morning that shook Mankato. Damage reports so far are mainly from homes on the …

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    27 Apr 17
  • GFW

    A facilities committee of approximately 30 people met six times to discuss upgrades to the 3 Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop facilities as part of a district long-term facility study. The committee, made up of school board members, administrators, …

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    27 Apr 17
  • Renville County

    A Renville County Commissioner that has been a leader in his township, the community of Franklin and Renville County for many years has been recognized for his contributions. Commissioner Bob Fox received the Spirit of …

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    27 Apr 17
  • MSU

    A South Dakota native who’s been hand crafting skateboards in a garage since high school took top honors recently at Minnesota State University Mankato’s College of Business Big Ideas Challenge. Jackson Jones won the $10,000 …

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    27 Apr 17
  • baby chick

    The first of 12 chicks hatched Wednesday at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato. Museum staff expects the remaining unhatched chicks to break out of their shells this week, giving children a chance …

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    27 Apr 17
  • Mankato

    A routine quarry blast at Jefferson quarry amplified by atmospheric conditions created the equivalent of a 2.8 Richter scale earthquake. The shockwave was more intense near the blast site between the Minnesota River and Third …

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    26 Apr 17
  • Brown County Courthouse

    Brown County Commissioners tabled a request Tuesday for a letter of support to operate a chemical dependency treatment center in New Ulm. Wade L. Lange of Sleepy Eye will attend future board meetings to answer …

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    26 Apr 17