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  • ShacaraFoster

    Officials have ruled that the death of a 19-month-old Minnetrista boy was a homicide. Cottrell Short was hospitalized in February and died a short time later, the result of multiple abdominal and head injuries as …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Burglary3

    The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a recent burglary in rural Winthrop. It happened at a residence 6 miles north of Winthrop last week, but there are no suspects at this time. Over $13,000 …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Fire At Fairmont School

    Students in Fairmont were evacuated from school Friday after a fire broke out. The fire at the Lincoln School in Fairmont was reported at 9:50am. It was extinguished by 10am, but smoke from the flames …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Highway14

    The Mayor of North Mankato is asking area residents to contact Governor Dayton and state lawmakers as part of a new push for funding the expansion of Highway 14 from North Mankato to New Ulm. …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Texting while Driving

    A New Richland woman accused of causing the death of a motorcyclist because she was texting while driving has been sentenced to perform 480 hours of community service. 23-year-old Erica Nelson was also placed on …

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    27 Apr 12
  • NUMiddleSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday agreed to seek bids on the sale of the district’s former middle school building. Superintendent Harold Remme says 2 groups have expressed interest in purchasing the …

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    27 Apr 12
  • NUCityCouncil

    A total of 2 candidates have applied for the vacant Ward 2 New Ulm City Council seat. The seat is empty following the resignation of Councilor Todd Olson due to a career move out of …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Makepeace1

    The New Ulm Sertoma Club has announced the winners of the organization’s annual Service To Mankind Award. John and Anne Makepeace moved to New Ulm in the year 2000 and began rehabilitating the Grand Hotel …

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    27 Apr 12