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  • MSU

    A Minnesota State University Mankato graduate was recognized recently for his achievements. Brigadier General Patrick Roberson of Fort Bragg has served in the military for over 26 years and his achievements in the Military have …

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    02 Apr 16
  • Leonard Youngman

    The sole survivor of the Babe Ruth game held in Sleepy Eye in 1922 turned 105 on Easter Sunday. Recently Leonard Youngman of Virginia was in the local news after he was visited by Sleepy …

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    02 Apr 16
  • Highway 22 fatal crash

    A fatal crash on Highway 22 Thursday afternoon shut down a portion of highway  for three-and-a-half hours while the state patrol investigated. Seventy-year-old Kathleen M. Schouviller of Mankato died in the crash. According to the …

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    01 Apr 16
  • new ulm sign

    New Ulm voters approved a half-percent sales tax in 2000 and with that set to expire in four years, the Reinvest In New Ulm committee has been accepting proposals to bring to a vote at …

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    01 Apr 16
  • Madelia

    A Senate committee appears to support property and sales tax exemptions for Madelia, although direct financial assistance is still in question. The Senate Tax Committee passed Senator Julie Rosen’s bill Thursday for possible inclusion in …

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    01 Apr 16
  • NU League of Women Voters

    The New Ulm League of Women Voters honored long-time members at a reception Thursday evening at the Lind House while celebrating its 80th anniversary. Janet Rosenbloom was recognized by the organization as the longest active …

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    01 Apr 16
  • nationalcountydayofservice_final

    New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman will honor senior volunteers Tuesday as part of the fourth annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Services. The event will take place from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the …

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    01 Apr 16
  • sexual assault

    Authorities are charging two more people in connection to a sexual assault investigation in Brown County over the weekend. Twenty-eight-year-old John Austin Fields of Springfield and 44-year-old Ruben Garcia Astorga of Sleepy Eye allegedly held …

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    31 Mar 16