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  • arrestw

    A North Mankato woman is facing burglary and assault charges after she took matters into her own hands to retrieve property she says was hers. According to the criminal complaint, the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s …

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    24 Dec 15
  • butterfield odin school

    The Butterfield-Odin School Board approved a resolution at their recent meeting to not renew the contract of Superintendent Lisa Shellum. Her contract is set to expire at the end of the 2015-16 school year. In …

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    24 Dec 15
  • Dempseys

    The New Ulm Farm City Hub Club awarded a New Ulm couple the Service to Ag award given annually to recognize individuals and couples for promoting agriculture in the community. Terry and Janet Dempsey will …

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    24 Dec 15
  • Schell's Luminaries

    The August Schell Brewery will light the Schell’s Mansion and Gardens with luminaries on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The luminaries will be light tonight from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. and will be light …

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    24 Dec 15
  • Prairie Senior Cottages

    A New Ulm 4-year-old girl received the honor of Volunteer of the Year at Prairie Senior Cottages in New Ulm. Brooklyn Rewitzer, daughter of Prairie Senior Cottages caregiver Nicole Rewitzer was recently given the honor …

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    24 Dec 15
  • Gustavus Adolphus College

    Thanks to a large donation, the Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter in planning on starting a high school summer program for students interested in religion and science. Gustavus recently received nearly $600,000 from the …

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    23 Dec 15
  • New Ulm Police

    The City of New Ulm Personnel Committee reviewed records from court proceedings and has placed New Ulm Police Chief Myron Wieland on unpaid suspension for two weeks. Under a plea deal, Wieland entered a guilty …

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    23 Dec 15
  • theft

    The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Department is seeking help from the public in its investigation of an attempted burglary in which an employee at a processing plant was injured. The Butterfield Foods employee suffered minor injuries …

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    23 Dec 15