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  • Schmidts Bakery

    For nearly a century Schmidt’s Bakery in St. James has been a staple to the St. James community. Now the bakery has entered a national bakery contest called The Sweetest Bakery in America. The bakery …

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    23 Mar 18
  • robert sorenson

    A New Ulm man who pleaded guilty to molesting a girl and secretly recording another has been sentenced to 9 years in prison. 57-year-old Robert James Sorenson was convicted of felony criminal sexual conduct and …

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    21 Mar 18
  • Brown County License bureau

    Brown County Deputy REgistrar Sue Jensen gave her annual report to Brown County Commissioners Tuesday morning showing revenues down in 2017 after a botched rollout of the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System. Jennsen reported that …

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    21 Mar 18
  • City of New ULm

    The New Ulm City Council approved the appointment of a new Economic Development Director Assistant City Manager at Tuesday’s meeting. Out of 36 applicants, Christopher Dalton of Santa Anna, California was chosen following a final …

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    21 Mar 18
  • Home and Health show

    The New Ulm Home and Health show will take place this weekend with over 130 area vendors and 180 booths highlighting home, landscaping and health ideas. It is three days of seminars, food and socializing. …

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    21 Mar 18
  • GSL

    Lakeside and Lincoln Elementary Schools in Glencoe Silver Lake School District recently announced they have been recognized as a Project Lead The Way Distinguished School for providing access to transformative learning opportunities for students in …

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    21 Mar 18
  • cougar sighting

    A cougar sighting has been reported by an eyewitness in the New Ulm area. The Department of Natural Resources has not yet confirmed the animal is a cougar, but there have been trail camera sightings …

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    20 Mar 18
  • tobacco age law

    The North Mankato City Council has agreed to keep its policy to raise the age of tobacco purchase to 21. The council decided to amend the ordinance to go into effect January 1, 2019. Originally …

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    20 Mar 18