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  • Fire

    Firefighters in Sleepy Eye responded to a house fire on Walnut Street Southwest Thursday evening. Smoke was billowing from the home of  Juliana Dominguez when members of the Sleepy Eye Fire Department arrived on the …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Darek Jon Nelson

    A 24-year-old man is now charged with fatally stabbing an 18-year-old woman outside the Montevideo pizza restaurant where they both worked. Darek Nelson was charged with 2nd-degree murder, 1st-degree manslaughter and 2nd-degree assault Tuesday in …

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    18 Jan 12
  • StevenCampbell1

    A former high school basketball coach in Lake Crystal accused of having a sexual relationship with a student is scheduled to appear in court today (TUE) for a pre-trial hearing. 29-year-old Steve Andrew Campbell is …

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    17 Jan 12
  • VinessaLozano1

    An 18-year-old woman is dead after being stabbed more than 30 times at a Montevideo pizza restaurant Friday night, and police have arrested a 24-year-old co-worker. Darek Nelson allegedly followed Vinessa Lozano of Montevideo to …

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    16 Jan 12
  • CheckFraud

    A total of 13 people face felony charges for allegedly cashing forged payroll checks at businesses across southern Minnesota, including in New Ulm. The phony checks were reportedly created on a computer by 36-year-old Baretta …

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    14 Jan 12
  • CriminalSex

    A 37-year-old Madelia man faces a total of 6 counts of criminal sexual conduct over allegations that he molested a young girl multiple times over the course of more than a year. Edward Jacob Ruter …

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    13 Jan 12
  • Burglars1

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating a series of burglaries and thefts that occurred this week, and 2 people have been taken into custody for the crimes. The investigation is focused on burglaries of …

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    12 Jan 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board spent the majority of it’s more-than 2-hour long meeting on Tuesday discussing a proposal to switch to a 6-period day at New Ulm High School. The switch from …

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    11 Jan 12