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  • Rapidan Dam

    The Blue Earth County Sheriff put out a warning that boaters on the Blue Earth River should keep a safe distance from the Rapidan Dam. Debris floating in the river’s high waters recently knocked out …

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    20 Jul 16
  • Diabetes Prevention

    Recent estimates project that as many as one in 3 American adults will have diabetes in 2050 and an additional 79 million Americans are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Beginning August 3rd, …

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    20 Jul 16
  • Excessive heat

    Staying cool and making changes in your fluid intake, activities and clothing during hot weather can help you stay safe and healthy. The Brown County Public Health Department says the body needs to maintain a …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Detourw

    North Broadway Street in New Ulm (Highway 15/68) will be detoured from Thursday, July 21st through Friday, July 29th for utility repair work by the city of New Ulm. The detour consists of Center Street, …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Jason Jespersen

    The half-scale model of the Wanda Gag Monument was revealed to around 50 kids Monday morning. There were snacks, activities and a talk by New Ulm sculptor Jason Jaspersen.   The final project unveiling is …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Cottonwood River near New Ulm

    A round of showers and thunderstorms moved across southern Minnesota Saturday night into Sunday morning. The Cottonwood River Basin saw 4 to 6 inches of raining causing the river to rise. As of this (Tuesday) …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Perkins reopens

    The New Ulm Perkins re-opened Monday, 90 days after a fire believed to be caused by a cigarette destroyed the restaurant in April. Dozens of employees and customers were evacuated safely during the April 17th …

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    19 Jul 16
  • drowning

    A 51-year-old man from Olivia has drowned while swinging in a lake Kandiyohi County. Authorities say Ricard Torres was attempting to swim across the channel on Big Kandiyohi Lake Friday evening when he drowned in …

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    18 Jul 16