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  • HospitalPatient

    Incidents of influenza continue to decline in Minnesota, with only 16 people being hospitalized with the flu over the past week. That’s compared to 31 flu hospitalizations the previous week. There were flu outbreaks reported …

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    15 Mar 14
  • JapanPhilippines

    A group of 16 Minnesota farmers and ag leaders are heading to Japan and the Philippines next week. Minnesota Soybean Association CEO Tom Slunecka will lead the delegation. He says they’ll visit several different operations …

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    15 Mar 14
  • ScoutingForFood

    The first phase of the annual “Scouting For Food” drive takes place this weekend in New Ulm with Scouts distributing door-to-door the food donation bags that will be collected next Saturday, March 22nd. Over 100 …

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    15 Mar 14
  • TylerCaputoJamesInmanSkylarJoReichelSchneider

    Four people have been arrested in Mankato in connection with a synthetic drug believed to have caused the deaths of at least two people. Authorities say that the drug “2-C” was sold in blue packages …

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    14 Mar 14
  • JeffreyMatthews

    A former Watonwan County fraud investigator avoided a jury trial on Thursday when he pleaded guilty to felony theft by swindle in Watonwan County Court. 55-year-old Jeffrey Matthews of New Ulm had been accused of …

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    14 Mar 14
  • ChildAbuse

    A New Ulm man has been charged with felony malicious punishment of a child for allegedly being emotionally, verbally and physically abusive. 31-year-old Steven Zeitz has also been charged with domestic assault and contributing to …

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    14 Mar 14
  • CarbonMonoxide

    A church in St. James needed to be cleared out earlier this week after extremely high carbon monoxide levels were detected. An employee at the United Methodist Church had purchased a carbon monoxide detector for …

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    14 Mar 14
  • StPatricksDay

    St. Patrick’s Day is this coming Monday, and several area communities will be celebrating over the next few days. Belle Plaine holds its annual festivities on Saturday. The day begins with a Noon Mass at …

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    14 Mar 14