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  • BernardKleinschmidt

    A 40-year-old Lewisville man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl for several years made an appearance in Watonwan County Court on Tuesday. Bernard George Kleinschmidt Jr has been charged with multiple counts of criminal …

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    20 Jun 14
  • NURunnings2

    A Waseca man was charged with felony theft in Brown County Court this week for allegedly attempting to steal several fishing poles from the New Ulm Runnings store. 51-year-old Lemoine Busse had been reportedly sitting …

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    20 Jun 14
  • FloodedFields

    This week’s heavy rains have extinguished the last remaining patch of drought in Minnesota. Thursday’s update from the US Drought Monitor shows the state completely free of drought and abnormally dry conditions. Minnesota Climatologist Pete …

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    20 Jun 14
  • Unemployment

    Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell by a tenth of a point to 4.6% in May as employers added 10,300 jobs. State labor analyst Steve Hine says it was the strongest month of the year so far. …

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    20 Jun 14
  • TimGieseke

    A rural New Ulm man has been named the Independence Party’s candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Tim Gieseke kicked off his campaign at the Minnesota River Congress in New Ulm Thursday. He is a Nicollet County …

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    20 Jun 14
  • SeniorCitizens

    The AARP announced Thursday that Minnesota is ranked first in the nation for the care we provide to seniors and people with disabilities. Minnesota scored top marks in the five areas measured: affordability and access, …

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    20 Jun 14
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    19 Jun 14
  • Thunderstorm

    The fourth storm system to hit southern Minnesota this week brought wind and heavy rains overnight. A tornado was also reported in Marshall. The Albert Lea and Austin areas were battered by high winds, while …

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    19 Jun 14