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  • BurnBan

    Potential high winds in the forecast have led officials to suspend open burning in the rural areas of Brown County until further notice. Brown County Sheriff Rich Hoffmann’s order went into effect at 8am today …

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    27 Mar 12
  • FoodShelf1

    The New Ulm Food Shelf took in over 4,300 pounds of food in just 3 hours on Saturday. New Ulm Scouts went door-to-door across the city to pick up bags of food left out by …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The past week brought some much-needed rain to moisture-starved Minnesota. Some parts of the state got a good drenching, but not enough to ease the long dry spell. Climatologist Pete Boulay says we’re still under …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Highway14

    The long-awaited Highway 14 construction project in southern Minnesota appears to be back on track. The project was nearly derailed six months ago by bids 31% higher than expected. But Mn/DOT Project Manager Matt Rottermond …

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    26 Mar 12
  • CheckFraud2

    A New Ulm woman faces felony charges for allegedly stealing over $4,700 from vulnerable adults in her care. 44-year-old Stacy A. Rewitzer was charged with financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult after Brown County Family …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Protest

    A group of devout religious followers from New Ulm held a protest march outside the Brown County Courthouse on Friday. The group marched from the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity to the Brown County Courthouse …

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    26 Mar 12
  • SchoolBus

    A 5-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted by two 8-year-old boys on a New Ulm school bus this week. School officials say that the boys apparently pulled the girl into the back of the bus and …

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    24 Mar 12
  • VoterID

    Minnesota voters are steps away from seeing a photo ID constitutional amendment on the ballot this November. The full Senate passed the amendment Friday in a 36-30 vote. The House passed the amendment Tuesday. Debate …

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    24 Mar 12