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  • EthanolPlant

    The sale of the Heron Lake Ethanol Plant has been called off. The sale of the 6-year-old facility to Guardian Energy was announced a few months ago, but after negotiations reportedly stalled the purchase agreement …

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    27 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    A lawsuit was filed against Nicollet County this week. The Taylor Corporation is suing the county over claims that the company’s property taxes for a facility in North Mankato are greater than the actual value …

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    27 Apr 13
  • Spring

    Spring finally arrived in Minnesota on Friday. Minnesotans said farewell to their heavy jackets as temperatures in the southern part of the state rose above 70-degrees. In New Ulm it got up to 72-degrees officially. …

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    27 Apr 13
  • BigTreeContest

    The New Ulm Park and Rec Department announced the winner of the 5th annual Big Tree Contest on Friday as part of the city’s Arbor Day celebration. The contest asks residents to find the biggest …

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    27 Apr 13
  • MobileHomeFire

    Authorities continue to investigate a suspected arson that took place in the City of Olivia last week, but there are no suspects at this time. The fire last Monday destroyed the mobile home owned by …

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    26 Apr 13
  • SurveillanceCameraFootage

    A New Ulm man accused of hiding a video camera in a women’s shower at a Nicollet County hog farm has pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor interfering with privacy. 53-year-old William Craig Rolloff admitted to …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Flu

    Minnesota health officials are reporting four more influenza-related deaths over the past week. That brings the state’s death toll from the flu to 194 since the season started in October. The number of people hospitalized …

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    26 Apr 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board appointed a new school board member Thursday evening. Jill Hulke resigned from the board after learning that her home is outside the District 88 boundaries. A total of …

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    26 Apr 13