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  • Dollars

    What’s being called the “largest tax increase in 30 years” was approved by the DFL-controlled Minnesota House Wednesday night. Every Republican representative in the state voted against the measure, including local representative Paul Torkelson. Democrats …

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    25 Apr 13
  • NUMiddleSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board is expected to appoint a new school board member this (THU) evening. The new appointee will fill the vacated seat of Jill Hulke, who resigned recently after learning …

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    25 Apr 13
  • NUEagles

    The District 88 Employee Recognition Banquet was held Wednesday evening in New Ulm. The annual event recognizes a District 88 employee from each school campus. Jefferson Elementary School’s employee of the year was Guidance Counselor …

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    25 Apr 13
  • SWAT

    A standoff with police in the town of Clarks Grove this week ended peacefully with an Albert Lea man being taken into custody. A Freeborn County Sheriff’s deputy recognized 37-year-old Edward Olmeda on Monday and …

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    24 Apr 13
  • NUMC

    The jury trial for a wrongful death lawsuit against the New Ulm Medical Center got underway on Monday in Brown County Court. The suit was filed by Karen Buls of Cresco, Iowa, following the death …

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    24 Apr 13
  • MNLegislature

    The Minnesota House passed a nearly $16-billion education funding bill Tuesday night. Local State Representative Clark Johnson says that along with money to fully fund all-day, every day kindergarten in every Minnesota school district, there’s …

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    24 Apr 13
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday learned that the Federal Aviation Administration has approved the city’s proposal to construct a new water tower at Nehls Park. The FAA says that the plans for …

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    24 Apr 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    Work on Highway 14 in North Mankato is scheduled to resume this coming Monday, weather permitting. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that traffic on Highway 14 will be only minimally impacted by the work …

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    24 Apr 13