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  • Chammy1

    The New Ulm City Council held the first reading of a new ordinance that allows animals that have remained in New Ulm with the same owner for six months prior to January 1 to stay …

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    18 Jul 12
  • Crops

    It seems the stress in many Minnesota farm fields is growing faster than the crops. The latest report out from the USDA shows a lack of rain is causing major concern for farmers, especially in …

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    17 Jul 12
  • PoliceFootChase1

    A man who walked away from a minimum-security prison in Yankton, South Dakota last week is back in custody. Corrections officials say 26-year-old Eric Harcey was apprehended Monday in Scott County. Officials with the Montgomery …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Highway14

    Plans continue to unfold when it comes to expanding Highway 14. Democrat Tim Walz made a stop in Owatonna to tout the passage of the Transportation Bill in Congress and to advocate for a four-lane …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Fire

    No one was hurt in a fire in a duplex in Mapleton Monday afternoon. Fire chief Ben Froehlich says the fire at 513 Central Avenue South apparently started in the kitchen. No one was home …

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    17 Jul 12
  • MAAE

    The Minnesota Association of Ag Educators held it’s annual banquet this week at Jackpot Junction. Several local-area ag educators were recognized at the banquet, including Rich Bauman of New Ulm. Bauman began his career in …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Drowning

    Authorities have identified the victim in a drowning at Lake Kohlmier in Owatonna on Wednesday. The death of 19-year-old Diego Ortiz Larios of Faribault has been ruled an accidental drowning. The drowning occurred at around …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Dock

    Kandiyohi County authorities have identified a 70-year-old man who drowned in Lake Florida north of Willmar as James Toth, of rural Spicer. Law enforcement was informed that a person had been found in the water …

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    14 Jul 12