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  • Jack Considine

    State Representative for District 19B Jack Considine has been appointed to three House committees. The appointments were released Wednesday by House Speaker Kurt Daudt. Considine was appointed to health and human services, public safety and …

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    22 Dec 16
  • Christmas lights

    If you’re sending out cards and letters and want them to arrive in time for Christmas, today (Tuesday) is the deadline.  If you’re sending packages, for priority mail that deadline is Wednesday and for priority …

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    20 Dec 16
  • Brown County_REA

    The Board of Directors of Brown County Rural Electric Association has announced that Michael Heidemann was selected as the new CEO effective this coming January 1.  Heidemann has been serving as Chief Operating Officer since …

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    20 Dec 16
  • BrownCountyCourthousew

    Brown County Commissioners will certify and adopt the 2017 budget and levy for Brown County in their meeting today (Tuesday)  The proposed levy is over $12,805,000 which is 4.5-percent above the 2016 certified levy.  The …

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    20 Dec 16
  • New Ulm image

    The New Ulm City Council will hold their final meeting of the year tonight (Tuesday) and is scheduled to approve the final 2017 budget and tax levy.  The council is considering an over $7-million levy, …

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    20 Dec 16
  • Police lights

    The Minnesota State Patrol was called to a four-vehicle accident Monday night on I-35 in Rice County.  The state patrol says a 2005 Toyota Camry driven by Wendy Cordell of Royal, Iowa was travelling southbound …

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    20 Dec 16
  • Ambulance

    A farmer was injured Friday morning by a round hay bale.  According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, emergency crews were called to a farm on 403rd Avenue in Lake Prairie Township around 11:30 Friday …

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    18 Dec 16
  • winter weather

    A wind chill warning remains in effect until noon today (Sunday) for the area as windchills remain in the 30 to 40 below range and temperatures will not get above zero today.  Warmer weather is …

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    18 Dec 16