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  • GOP

    Brown County Republicans formally endorsed District 16B Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska during their county convention on Saturday in Sleepy Eye. Torkelson was elected to a third term in the Minnesota House in November of …

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    03 Mar 14
  • FoodShelf

    The state’s largest food drive is under way, the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign.  In the last five years alone, hunger has doubled in Minnesota, and food shelves around the state and the local area are …

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    03 Mar 14
  • Fire

    Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in an apartment fire in New Ulm Thursday night. The fire at the 2-story Ackerson Apartments at Center and Front Streets in New Ulm was reported …

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    01 Mar 14
  • Firefighters

    Three hog barns near Lafayette were destroyed in a fire early Friday morning, and nearly a thousand hogs were killed. Fire crews were called out to the Steve and Mary Langhorst farm southeast of Lafayette …

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    01 Mar 14
  • RebeccaBergman

    The Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees has elected the first female president in the 152-year history of the St. Peter school.  Rebecca Bergman will officially become the 17th Gustavus President on July 1st when …

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    01 Mar 14
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved more than a quarter-million dollars worth of maintenance projects for this Summer. District 88 Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says that the $250,00 roof replacement at Jefferson …

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    01 Mar 14
  • NarrenMayor

    It’s Fasching weekend in New Ulm as the community celebrates the German Mardi Gras, and the New Ulm Narren captured the mayor Friday afternoon to kick off the festivities. The Narren read a proclamation stating …

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    01 Mar 14
  • Firefighters

    A resident of a 2-story apartment at Center and Front Streets in New Ulm is reportedly in critical condition after a fire broke out Thursday night. The New Ulm Fire Department responded to the call …

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    28 Feb 14