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  • Route 66

    Due to interest by the public regarding former State Highway 66 route markers, the signs will be available for purchase on Blue Earth County’s eBay site. Those interested can bid on the signs beginning Monday, …

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    04 Jul 16
  • Madelia Strong

    A man accused of interfering with the firefighting efforts the night of the Madelia fire has made a plea deal.  Bryce Gary Weiss pleaded guilty Friday to one count of DWI.  He was charged in …

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    02 Jul 16
  • Road construction

    As of Friday afternoon at 3 pm, the reconstruction roadway and utility project on North Front Street in New Ulm moved to Phase 2 which is from 9th North to 10th North Street.  This opened …

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    02 Jul 16
  • Police lights

    Law enforcement officials continue to search for a suspect involved in a high-speed chase Thursday night on Brown County Road 29 between New Ulm and North Home Township.  New Ulm Police recognized a man driving …

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    02 Jul 16
  • Firefighters

    The State Fire Marshal is on the scene of a fire at New Sweden Dairy on County Road 15 in Nicollet County.  Around 70 firefighters from Nicollet, St. Peter, Courtland, Lafayette, North Mankato and Gaylord …

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    02 Jul 16
  • BirdIslandw

    The 35th annual Polka Fest is this weekend in Bird Island.  A number of bands will entertain starting today (Friday) thru Sunday.  There are 10 acres of camping availble with hookups.  Food and beverages will …

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    01 Jul 16
  • MN Sheriffs Association

    The Fourth of July holiday is among the deadliest times on Minnesota roads.  State Patrol Lieutenant Tiffany Nielson says if you see someone driving recklessly over the Fourth and you are able to do so, …

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    01 Jul 16
  • James Allen Binger

    A level three sex offender was scheduled to move to rural Judson Township Thursday after serving his sentence.  James Allen Binger is transitioning to the community effective immediately.  The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department and …

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    01 Jul 16