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  • New Ulm High School

    The New Ulm District 88 Board of Education certified its 2017 levy which increased by point-94 percent over 2016.  Total amount of the levy is over $7.9-million.  The levy makes up about 20-percent of the …

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    23 Dec 16
  • Flu Shot

    Flu activity is slowly but surely picking up across the state.  Over the last reporting week, 13 people were hospitalized and there were seven school outbreaks.  Kris Ehresmann with the Minnesota Department of Health says …

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    23 Dec 16
  • State security hospital

    The Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter has earned its full operating license back, five years after it was put on a conditional license due to staff overusing seclusion and restraints to treat patients there. …

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    23 Dec 16
  • Miguel Vasquez

    A Springfield man facing trial for murdering his girlfriend in 2014 is in custody at the Brown County Jail after being at the St. Peter Security Hospital for a mental evaluation.  Miguel Vasquez was sent …

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    23 Dec 16
  • courtw

    A Madison Lake man has been charged with two counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting two children he babysat several years ago. Twenty-one-year-old Jacob John Kennedy was charged Wednesday. According to the …

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    22 Dec 16
  • St. Peter

    A child care center in St. Peter has been fined after a toddler was found unsupervised in the parking lot of the center this past fall. The Minnesota Department of Human Services issued a finding …

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    22 Dec 16
  • Le Sueur

    The Le Sueur City Administrator has resigned from her position to take another position in Dakota County. Jenell Teppen will remain working with the city until January 20th. She has accepted a position as Dakota …

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    22 Dec 16
  • Le Sueur County2

    The Le Sueur County budget dropped by more than $6 million over 2016, but the levy rose 4.5 percent. The four-and-a-half percent increase is lower than the preliminary 6 percent increase approved in September. The …

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    22 Dec 16