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  • Fair

    The county fair season continues around southern Minnesota this weekend, with a total of 3 local-area fairs now underway. There’s the Brown County Free Fair in New Ulm, the Nicollet County Fair in St. Peter, …

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    09 Aug 12
  • ElishebaSwett

    A trial date has been set for the Worthington woman accused of kidnapping an employee at the New Ulm Wal-Mart store in June. 37-year-old Elisheba Swett faces multiple charges, including kidnapping, 2nd-degree attempted robbery, 5th-degree …

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    08 Aug 12
  • RobertReinhart1

    A New Ulm man accused of embezzling around $100,000 in funds from the Brown County Ag Society and the New Ulm Baseball Association made an appearance in court on Tuesday, and requested more time for …

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    08 Aug 12
  • kay schumacher1

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of August is Kay Schumacher of Arlington for her dedication to her community. Schumacher has volunteered for countless committees and organizations over the years. She has been a member …

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    08 Aug 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    Another candidate for one of the 4 open seats on the New Ulm District 88 School Board this Fall has come forward. Sharon Gieseke of rural New Ulm filed for a seat on the board …

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    08 Aug 12
  • Farmfest

    Farmfest got underway on Tuesday at the Gilfillan Estate west of Morgan, and continues through Thursday. Southern Minnesota congressional candidates faced off in a forum on Tuesday morning, and Governor Dayton and Senator Al Franken …

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    08 Aug 12
  • GrainElevatorExplosion

    Three people suffered injuries in a dust explosion and fire at the CHS soybean processing plant in Fairmont Monday afternoon. It happened at around 2pm. A CHS employee was treated for minor burns following the …

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    07 Aug 12
  • CarChase

    A Gibbon man faces numerous charges after allegedly leading authorities on a motorcycle chase over the weekend. 22-year-old Evan James Forst is accused of trying to outrun state troopers on Saturday after being caught for …

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    07 Aug 12