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  • motocross

    A 7-year-old Belle Plaine motocross racer will be racing at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurrican Mills, Tennessee this month. Kia Morgan earned the trip by qualifying at various Amateur Riders Motorcycle Association district races this …

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    08 Aug 16
  • fatal  car crash

    A motorcyclist was killed in an accident in Belle Plaine Friday night.  The state patrol says the cyclist was travelling at a high rate of speed when he collided with a car that was heading …

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    07 Aug 16
  • mosquito

    As concerns grow about the Zika Virus in the wake of Florida’s recent outbreak, Elizabeth Schiffman with the state Health Department says the risk locally remains relatively low.  She says for pregnant women who don’t …

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    07 Aug 16
  • New Ulm image

    The New Ulm Area Community Market and Coop is in the process of looking for a permanent building space to rent, preferably downtown.  Board member Tracy Vranich says right now they are doing pop-up markets …

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    07 Aug 16
  • Police lights

    The Minnesota State Patrol was called to an accident Saturday afternoon around 4:30 on Highway 3 at County Road 9 in Rice County.  The state patrol says a 2008 Victory Road-start motorcycle and a 2000 …

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    07 Aug 16
  • crash3

    The 100 deadliest days are proving to be a challenge for motorists on Minnesota roads.  Preliminary numbers show June and July accounted for 72 of the 209 deaths on our roads.  Donna Berger with the …

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    07 Aug 16
  • American Red Cross

    A critical shortage of blood remains.  Donors of all blood types are urgently needed to help restock the shelves.  A blood donation opportunity is taking place today (Friday) from 11 – 5 at Anytime Fitness …

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    05 Aug 16
  • Nicollet County

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a grant in the amount of $50,000 from the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota.  These funds will be used by a group of investigators from Nicollet, Blue Earth and Brown …

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    05 Aug 16