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  • Tornado

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that it was a tornado that hit the City of Elysian Monday night. The 100-yard-wide twister was reportedly packing winds up to 85 mph. It travelled about 7 miles, …

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    21 Mar 12
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday held a public hearing concerning more than $1.6-million worth of upcoming road work in the city. The Municipal State Aid Street improvements will involve the reconstruction of water …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Burglary1

    The Fairfax Police Department and Renville County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the theft of cash and firearms from a Fairfax business over the weekend. Unknown persons apparently forced their way into the Farm Merchantile hardware …

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    21 Mar 12
  • SmokingBan

    Today (WED) is national Kick Butts Day. The program is aimed at getting young smokers to kick the habit, or avoid starting. Sponsored by the United Health Foundation, organizers of the anti-tobacco day says there …

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    21 Mar 12
  • TrumanPolice

    The Truman City Council on Monday agreed to reinstate a police officer that had been put on administrative leave for more than a year, and several councilors apologized for their part in the incident. Mike …

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    21 Mar 12
  • LiquidMorphine

    A Sleepy Eye man has been sentenced to 30 years of probation for selling liquid morphine. 24-year-old Jacob L. Neid was originally ordered to serve 86 months in prison after being convicted of a 1st-degree …

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    21 Mar 12
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The New Ulm City Council is holding a public hearing this (TUE) evening concerning more than $1.6-million worth of upcoming road work in the city. A total of $461,000 of the Municipal State Aid Street …

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    20 Mar 12
  • SpringfieldSchool

    A Springfield High School science teacher has been presented an award honoring teaching excellence. Amanda Meyer is the recipient of the 2012 Medtronic Foundation Science Teaching Award from the Minnesota Science Teachers Association. The award …

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    20 Mar 12