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  • drunk driving

    The man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 90 colliding with a vehicle and killing a Mountain Lake woman has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide. According to the criminal complaint, 48-year-old Mark Wendland …

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    30 Aug 17
  • prostitution

    Five more men have been charged in an undercover sex sting operation that took place Saturday in Springfield. The five suspects include 70-year-old Lawrence David Depyper of Lynd; 46-year-old Paul Raymond Lund Junior of Cottonwood; …

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    30 Aug 17
  • theft

    A teen who stole a John Deere Tractor in New Auburn and took it for a joy ride has been formally charged. Eighteen-year-old Dakota Jacobson is charged with theft and possession of stolen property. The …

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    30 Aug 17
  • Oktoberfest vote

    New Ulm’s Oktoberfest is in the running again for the Best Oktoberfest in the Nation by USA Today. Voting is open now, runs for four weeks and ends on Monday, September 25th. The public can …

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    30 Aug 17
  • Elmer Scheid

    On Saturday a New Ulm native will be inducted into the Polka Music Hall of Fame by the International Polka Association. Elmer Scheid started playing music at age 4. He graduated to playing concertina at …

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    30 Aug 17
  • restraining order

    The family of a teenage girl who reported an inappropriate relationship with a parochial vicar of the Diocese of New Ulm was granted a restraining order in early August. The order was granted against Father …

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    29 Aug 17
  • theft

    An 18-year-old New Auburn teen is facing possible charges after allegedly stealing a tractor Thursday evening and taking it for a joy ride. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says just before 9 p.m. they took …

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    29 Aug 17
  • From left, New Ulm Ambassador Kathy Van Roekel, New Ulm Chamber Director Audra Shaneman, Romona and Gary Sonnaberg, New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman and Convention and Visitor's Bureau Director Erin Laferty.

    Deutsche Strasse Bed and Breakfast owners Gary and Romona Sonnaberg have sold the bed and breakfast they started 20 years ago. They came to New Ulm 22 years ago to work at Martin Luther College …

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    29 Aug 17