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  • NUPoliceDepartment

    Police say a vehicle left in neutral crashed through a garage unit in New Ulm Monday morning. A delivery van for Ecowater Now was idling when it rolled down a hill and crashed through a …

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    23 Dec 14
  • Fire

    At about 10:45 Sunday night, fire crews were called to a structure fire north of Vernon Center. Fire crews from Vernon Center, Amboy. Good Thunder, Lake Crystal, Madelia, and Mapleton responded. They arrived to see …

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    23 Dec 14
  • Firefighters

    A fire in a basement of a house in the city of Blue Earth called for mutual aid from Winnebago firefighters on Thursday morning. Assistant Fire Chief Jim Wirkus says a report of smoke detectors …

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    19 Dec 14
  • SibleyEast

    On Tuesday, Judge Kevin Eide ruled in favor of Sibley East Public Schools in the case contesting the district’s $43 million dollar building bond vote in the general elections on November 4th. A group of …

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    18 Dec 14
  • distrcit 88

    Negotiations with four property owners have resulted in District 88 having the opportunity to purchase approximately 54 acres of land for the new high school complex. Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says money for land and access …

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    16 Dec 14
  • Crash2

    A Butterfield teenager died in a one-car accident on Highway 60 near Madelia on Saturday night. The Minnesota State Patrol says that around 10 PM a PT Cruiser driven by an unnamed minor hit a …

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    15 Dec 14
  • BlueEarthCountyCourthouse

    The woman who was arrested in connection with synthetic drug sales that led to the deaths of two young people from Mankato last March was sentenced Friday in Blue Earth County Court. Skylar Jo Schneider …

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    15 Dec 14
  • distrcit 88

    New Ulm Public Schools and Waseca Public Schools recently received grants from the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) to amp early childhood programming. The foundation invests more than $1.5 million each year in early childhood …

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    15 Dec 14