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  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday moved forward with a proposal to build a new water tower at Nehl’s Park in New Ulm. PUC commissioners approved a resolution to issue upwards of $2.5-million …

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    30 Aug 12
  • MNSecurityHospital

    Staff injuries are on the rise at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. A new report finds that injuries have gone up sharply as the number of permanent psychiatrists has dropped from six to …

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    30 Aug 12
  • DrunkDriving

    Minnesota public safety officials are reporting encouraging numbers in their campaign against drunken driving. The annual late-summer enforcement campaign has reportedly resulted in fewer drunken-driving arrests. The number of fatal crashes involving alcohol has also …

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    30 Aug 12
  • PhoneScam2

    State officials are warning Minnesota taxpayers of a potential new phone scam. A group referring to itself as “Alliance” calls, claiming to be “Minnesota Internal Service Representatives” and tells the taxpayer there’s a large refund …

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    29 Aug 12
  • Cuffs

    A Gaylord man is back in jail after his bail was revoked for violating the conditions of his release. 35-year-old Mitchell Kranz had been pulled over for speeding on Highway 111 and the state trooper …

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    29 Aug 12
  • MarkWetsch

    The court hearing of an accused bank robber scheduled to take place on Monday was delayed. 50-year-old Mark Wetsch is accused of committing a string of bank robberies across the state, including in St. Peter …

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    29 Aug 12
  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    American Red Cross personnel from the local area were dispatched to Louisiana this week as Hurricane Isaac hits the Gulf Coast. Craig Dale of New Ulm and Redwood Falls volunteer Diane Radel were driving an …

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    29 Aug 12
  • ButterheadToBe

    As the Minnesota State Fair continues, the local-area Princess Kay of the Milky Way Finalists are getting their likenesses carved into 90-pound blocks of AMPI butter made in New Ulm. Princess Kay Finalist Brown County …

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    29 Aug 12