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  • Land of 10 thousand stories

    Babe Ruth played a barnstorming game in Sleepy Eye on October 16, 1922. It has become somewhat of an obsession for three Sleepy Eye men to research that day and hold celebrations in remembrance of …

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    06 Feb 16
  • Madelia Town Meeting - After the Fire

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    05 Feb 16
  • church bell

    A tip from a metal recycling business led to the arrest and charges of two men accused of stealing a historic church bell and selling it for scrap. Chad Allen Anderson and Leo James Pete …

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    04 Feb 16
  • Madelia (1)

    Community members and organizations have stepped up to help victims who lost businesses and homes in a Wednesday morning fire that destroyed nearly a block in Madelia. The Southern Minnesota initiative Foundation and AgStar Financial …

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    04 Feb 16
  • donations

    A GoFundMe account has been established for the daughters of the Good Thunder couple who died in their home January 29. Kalista and Hailee Hernandez grew up in Good Thunder and both graduated from Maple …

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    04 Feb 16
  • frozen jeans

    The frozen pants phenomenon that has created so much buzz in Minneapolis recently has made its way to New Ulm. A pair of frozen pants were seen outside the New Ulm Community Center on Wednesday. …

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    04 Feb 16
  • American Legion Commander

    The national commander of the American Legion is touring Minnesota this week. Wednesday Dale Barnett was in New Ulm with American Legion State Commander Jim Kellog. The stop in New Ulm was not an official …

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    04 Feb 16
  • Madelia fire

    Several area fire departments have been battling a blaze that started around 2:30 this morning on Main Street in Madelia. City manager Jane Piepgras reported the fire has destroyed at least 8 buildings on the …

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    03 Feb 16