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  • USGovernmentShutdown

    Minnesota government officials have activated a special contingency team to assess the potential impact of the federal government’s partial shutdown. Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter took the step Tuesday. He says it’s too …

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    02 Oct 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council spent a good amount of time Tuesday evening discussing the penalties for liquor license violations. The debate centered around whether to increase the fines for establishments caught selling alcohol to …

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    02 Oct 13
  • SchoolStudents

    Newly released ratings are giving Minnesota school officials a sense of optimism. The state released its Multiple Measurement Ratings on Tuesday.  Nearly 560 schools increased their test scores by at least ten percentage points over …

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    02 Oct 13
  • FatalCrash2

    The State Patrol continues to investigate a crash on Highway 12 east of Dassel Monday that left one person dead. It happened at shortly after 7am Monday just east of Meeker County Road 6. A …

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    01 Oct 13
  • CrimeScene3

    Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body in a ditch near Lonsdale. The body was found at about 4:30pm Monday in Rice County’s Wheatland Township. No other details have been released at this time. …

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    01 Oct 13
  • USCapitol

    The partial federal government shutdown now underway means that around 18,000 federal employees that work and live in Minnesota will be furloughed without pay. Federal courts will operate as usual for at least another 10 …

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    01 Oct 13
  • MNsure

    Minnesota’s online health insurance exchange will reportedly be available to consumers as planned today (TUE), but not until sometime in the afternoon. MNsure officials want to make sure the system connects properly with federal computer …

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    01 Oct 13
  • NUHomecomingRoyalty2013

    Another week of High School Homecomings continues around the local area, and New Ulm High School crowned it’s Homecoming Royalty Monday evening. The New Ulm Homecoming Queen is Katelyn Forst and the Homecoming King is …

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    01 Oct 13