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  • McLeod Dairy Princesses 2016

    The McLeod County Spring Banquet and Dairy Princess Coronation was held Saturday in Hutchinson. The new McLeod County Dairy Princesses are Sierra Swanson, Ashle Lukes and Cheyenne Schmidt. Schmidt was also chosen as Miss Congeniality. …

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    05 Apr 16
  • Pills

    The second of two individuals has pleaded guilty to a drug-related charge in connection to the death of Davis Colley in 2014. Thirty-year-old Alicia Muith of Gayord pleaded guilty on March 8th to simulated controlled …

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    04 Apr 16
  • New Ulm Police

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating various incidents from Friday, First, police say two cases of beer were taken from Walmart around 4:21 p.m. Friday. A minute later, police say a report came in …

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    04 Apr 16
  • Madelia fire

    A bill bringing relief to business owners affected by the early February fire in Madelia heads to the House Committee after clearing the senate. The bill would ease tax burdens on the business owners who …

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    04 Apr 16
  • Northrop church fire

    A fire destroyed Northrop’s only church, but after just 5 days, the congregation found a new place to worship. Several hundred people gathered at Martin Luther High School for the St. James Luther Church 8:30 …

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    04 Apr 16
  • Free Little Libraries

    A 12-year-old Belle Plaine girl is working on earning the Girl Scout’s all-time highest award by promoting literacy. Elissa Moonen is a member of the Belle Plaine Girl Scouts Troop and a sixth grader at …

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    04 Apr 16
  • GasPumps

    It appears oil refineries have nearly completed the switchover from winter to summer grade fuel.  Triple-A’s Gail Weinholzer says she doesn’t expect prices to increase anytime soon or in any substantial manner and that prices …

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    03 Apr 16
  • Fire

    Firefighters were called to a house fire Saturday night in Lake Crystal.  The fire was on the 800 block of East Humphrey Street and no one was injured.  No other details are available at this …

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    03 Apr 16