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  • criminal charges

    A New Ulm man is charged with multiple criminal sexual conduct crimes after a teenager told police the man had sexually abused the teen for years. Thirty-four-year-old Chester Dale was charged with three counts of …

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    03 Mar 16
  • Fire department

    The New Ulm Fire Department was called out Wednesday afternoon to a report of a garage fire. According to witnesses on scene, when fire officials arrived at the Paul Penkert residence shortly after 2 p.m. …

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    03 Mar 16
  • Henderson,_Minnesota

    The Downtown District in Henderson will soon offer free Wi-Fi. Four access points will bei nstalled this pspring and the city hopes to have the Wi-Fi available before the first Classic Car Roll-In. The Blandin …

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    03 Mar 16
  • Pinkert fire

    The New Ulm Fire Department was called out this afternoon (Wednesday) to a report of a garage fire. According to witnesses on scene, when fire officials arrived at the Paul Penkert residence shortly after 2 …

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    02 Mar 16
  • Meeker County Sheriff

    Meeker County authorities say a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl died of gunshot wounds at a Meeker County residence on Monday. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says deputies found the two dead on 340th …

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    02 Mar 16
  • Brown County Historical Society Museum

    The Brown County Board approved a contract Tuesday with Schwickert Tecta American of Mankato for the Brown County Museum slate roof repair and replacement project. In December The Brown County Historical Society was informed that …

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    02 Mar 16
  • HH_Playground_2

    The New Ulm City Council approved plans and specifications, ordered the advertisement of bids and set a bid opening date for the inclusive playground planned for Hermann Heights Park. The park will feature a poured-in-place …

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    02 Mar 16
  • Highway 169 sign

    Phase three of the Highway 169 Flood Mitigation project is underway on a 10-mile stretch between Mankato and St. Peter. According to St. Peter Community Development Director Russ Willie, full closure of Highway 169 is …

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    02 Mar 16