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    A 9-year-old girl from Madelia is having lunch at the White House today (TUE). Junior chef Kaitlyn Kirchner is among the winners of a contest put on by First Lady Michelle Obama that challenged kids …

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    09 Jul 13
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    Hall of Famer Dick Kimmel and Company entertained Monday night in the New Ulm Civic Center. The Monday night concert was moved indoors due to the heat. The concert was co-sponsored by New Ulm Public …

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    08 Jul 13
  • ATVRollover

    Three juvenile females were injured in an ATV accident in rural Sleepy Eye Saturday afternoon. It happened at 1:40pm in Brown County’s Praireville Township. The girls were reportedly riding together on the four-wheeler on a …

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    08 Jul 13
  • Speeding

    Area law enforcement are conducting increased speed patrols for the next 2 weeks to combat a deadly cause of traffic crashes. The special “Speed Week” enforcement and education effort involves authorities across the state. Unsafe …

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    08 Jul 13
  • Detours

    The construction of two additional lanes for Highway 60 between St. James and Butterfield gets underway this week. The 2-year project involves grading, paving and bridge work for two additional lanes south of the current …

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    08 Jul 13
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    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives around the area this week as the organization’s “Summer of Stories” campaign continues. Everyone making a blood donation through next Monday will be eligible to win one …

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    08 Jul 13
  • MondayNightConcertCrowd

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm with a free show by Dick Kimmel and Company. The local bluegrass hall-of-famer and his special guests will entertain the crowd …

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    08 Jul 13
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    Two people were hurt in a car crash just north of New Ulm Friday afternoon. It happened at just before 3pm at the “Y” intersection with Highways 14 and 15. A southbound Chrysler LeBaron driven …

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    06 Jul 13