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  • MNLegislature

    Democrats in the Minnesota Senate passed a nearly $16-billion K-12 education funding bill Thursday night over Republicans’ objections that it relaxes student testing standards and postpones a new teacher evaluation program. Lino Lakes Republican Roger …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Corsages

    The high school prom season continues this weekend, with a total of 11 area schools holding their spring formals. School districts having their proms on Saturday include: BOLD, GFW, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial, Minnesota Valley …

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    26 Apr 13
  • DanielRenville

    A former Redwood Falls man convicted of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct following a jury trial has been sentenced to over 16 years in prison for the crime. 29-year-old Daniel Leith Renville was found guilty of …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Meth

    A New Ulm man faces multiple felony charges in Brown County Court for allegedly selling methamphetamine out of his home. 31-year-old Ronnie Lee James Bottenfield Krueth is accused of selling several hundred dollars worth of …

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    25 Apr 13
  • 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