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  • SquadCar2

    The 2014 Annual Brown County Probation report presented to Brown County Commissioners on Tuesday showed that in 2014 adult offenders and offenses were lower than 2013. In the report, Brown County Probation Director Les Schultz …

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    04 Mar 15
  • SpecialElection

    Claire Meyeres and Dennis Groebner were the top voter-getters in the Redwood County Commissioner District 3 special primary election held Tuesday. They will move on to the special final election t o be held in …

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    04 Mar 15
  • SnowyRoad

    A large swath of counties across western and southwest Minnesota are under a blizzard warning, with several inches of snowfall and strong winds expected later today (Tuesday).  The northeast, central and southeast parts of the …

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    03 Mar 15
  • Roadwork

    Representatives from New Ulm and MnDOT met Monday in New Ulm to discuss goals and concerns related to transportation. MnDOT Chief of Staff Eric Davis addressed Governor Mark Dayton’s push to pass legislation for funding …

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    03 Mar 15
  • SchoolBus

    Blue Earth Area School Board is looking at the possibility of closing Winnebago Elementary School due to high maintenance costs. Currently the elementary school has 101 students, but needs $5 million in repairs. By closing …

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    03 Mar 15
  • RoadStriping

    As lawmakers continue to debate a possible gas tax increase and whether or not to use all or part of the budget surplus on transportation funding, a new Minnesota transportation profile released by the Bureau …

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    03 Mar 15
  • Fire

    New Ulm fire fighters were called to the scene of a house fire Sunday afternoon. New Ulm Fire Chief Paul Macho said that the home located at 827 N. Spring Street was fully engulfed when …

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    02 Mar 15
  • PhillipNelson

    Philip Nelson who was charged with two separate assault charges stemming from a fight last May with MSU Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad, has been sentenced in Blue Earth County Court this afternoon. Nelson was …

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    02 Mar 15