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  • Gary dahms

    A Minnesota Senate panel has moved the state one step closer to legalizing Sunday liquor sales. The House overwhelmingly passed a bill earlier this week that would repeal the ban. Vernon Center Republican Tony Cornish …

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    23 Feb 17
  • DEED

    Two local communities were recently awarded grants that will increase the number of child care providers in Greater Minnesota communities. Brown County United Way of New Ulm has been awarded a $21,0000 grant. Brown County …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Stabbing

    A Texas man pleaded guilty to stabbing a man inside a Madelia residence in November. Thirty-eight-year-old Alfred Acosta Junior entered a Norgaard plea claiming he was too intoxicated to remember the incident. According to the …

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    22 Feb 17
  • Home invasion

    Two teens who were trespassing on a rural Madelia property are facing felony charges. Eighteen-year-old Cornelius Ayers Junior of Mankato and 18-year-old Kyle Thomas Nason of Sleepy Eye were charged Tuesday in Watonwan County District …

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    22 Feb 17
  • ATV

    A request to use specialized all-terrain vehicles was brought back to the New Ulm City Council. This is the second time citizens have submitted a request to use neighborhood electric vehicles since 2009. Dennis Born …

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    22 Feb 17
  • Helen Baker Elementary School

    The Helen Baker Elementary School in Glencoe, which is part of the Glencoe Silver Lake School District has received a proposal from a developer to turn the building into apartments. The developer approached the Glencoe …

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    22 Feb 17
  • murder trial

    The trial for a man accused of killing a Springfield woman in 2014 resumed today after it was suspended in November following a suicide attempt. Miguel Vasquez is facing a first degree murder charges for …

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    21 Feb 17
  • counterfeit money

    The St. James Police Department warns area business owners and the public that conterfeit money is making its way around St. James. Authorities are saying that $100, $20 and $5 bills are being passed in …

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    21 Feb 17