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  • Ambulance

    A father and son are dead following a farming accident in Scott County. The two were electrocuted yesterday morning at their family farm in Sand Creek Township. The sheriff’s office says they were moving an …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Brown County Courthouse

    The Brown County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office is reminding all county property owners that the second half tax payments for residential and commercial property taxes are due today (Monday). To avoid penalty, property taxes can be paid …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Schmidts Meat Market

    On Friday a local Nicollet County meat market was named WCCO’s Viewers Choice for Best Brats in Minnesota. Schmit’s Meat Market isn’t unfamiliar to being named the best. In 2014 they won best sausage honors. …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Speed limit sign

    Four two-lane highways in south central Minnesota will have speed limit increases from 55 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour by Friday, October 21st. Those highways include Highway 5 from Highway 19 at …

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    15 Oct 16
  • Brown County Historical Society Museum

    The New Ulm Popcorn Wagon will be popping its signature popcorn this weekend during Oktoberfest. The historic and iconic 1914 wagon will be parked in front of the New Ulm Historical Society Museum. For $1 …

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    15 Oct 16
  • George Went

    George Wendt who played the role of Norm in the popular TV sitcom Cheers will be at today’s (Saturday’s) New Ulm Oktoberfest. George will be selling and signing copies of his book “Drinking with George: …

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    15 Oct 16
  • bronzeaward

    Three Girl Scouts from the New Ulm area recently received the Bronze award. Emma Miller, Laura Schmitt and Amber Kretsch assembed new and improved camp boxes for the local Girl Scouts Service Unit. This included …

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    15 Oct 16
  • Welfare fraud

    A Watertown woman is facing charges after authorities say she wrongfully obtained more than $2000 in public assistance benefits. Twenty-six-year-old Alicia Nicole Cruz of Watertown was charged Tuesday in Sibley County District Court for Minnesota …

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    14 Oct 16