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  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday announced the appointment of a new principal for Washington Elementary and approved 4 years worth of teacher contracts. Les Koppendrayer will officially retire as principal of …

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    24 Aug 12
  • UnderageDrinking

    New and returning MSU students began arriving in Mankato this week, and law enforcement officials in the Mankato area will now be targeting underage alcohol consumption as the new school year gets underway. A $4,000 …

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    24 Aug 12
  • Stiftungsfest

    The 151st annual Stiftungsfest is taking place this weekend in Norwood Young America. Minnesota’s oldest celebration includes live music today (FRI), Saturday, and Sunday, an arts and crafts show, children’s programs and a carnival, a …

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    24 Aug 12
  • Jury

    The trial date has been set for a St. James man facing vehicular homicide charges for a fatal car crash last August. 24-year-old Mark Anders Chalin made an appearance in court on Wednesday. He is …

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    23 Aug 12
  • ToddHoffner1

    MSU-Mankato Head Football Coach Todd Hoffner has been charged with possession of pornography involving minors and using minors in a sexual performance. The 46-year-old Hoffner was formally charged on Wednesday after a university IT employee …

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    23 Aug 12
  • Fraud

    A New Ulm couple accused of welfare fraud have both pleaded guilty with an Alford Plea to felony charges of wrongfully obtaining public assistance. The Alford Plea means that 40-year-old Mark Christopher Madson Sr and …

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    23 Aug 12
  • DakotaWar

    Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War continue this week, including performances of “Dogs in the Hot Moon or Behind the Barricades.” The original play presents the conflict from the vantage point of …

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    23 Aug 12
  • PrincessKay20121

    A new Princess Kay of the Milky Way was crowned Wednesday evening to kick off the 2012 Minnesota State Fair. The 59th Princess Kay is Stearns County Dairy Princess, 18-year-old Christine Reitsma of Sauk Centre. …

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    23 Aug 12