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  • Firefighters

    A resident of a 2-story apartment at Center and Front Streets in New Ulm is reportedly in critical condition after a fire broke out Thursday night. The New Ulm Fire Department responded to the call …

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    28 Feb 14
  • Fire

    Firefighters had to deal with subzero temperatures Thursday morning as they battled a house fire near Ormsby. Crews from St. James, Odin and Ormsby were called out to the fire at the Giesfeldt residence at …

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    28 Feb 14
  • Furnace

    A sudden vote has put a bill containing $20-million in emergency heating assistance on its way to Governor Dayton’s desk. The Senate voted 65-0 Thursday to send a revised measure back to the House. The …

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    28 Feb 14
  • Marktplatz Mall

    The City of New Ulm filed a civil matter against the owner of part of the Marktplatz Mall in Brown County Court this week. A Motion For Summary Enforcement was signed by Judge Robert Docherty …

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    28 Feb 14
  • Flu2

    The flu season appears to be winding down in Minnesota, despite the below normal temperatures. The latest update from the Department of Health shows the geographic spread of influenza has gone from “regional” to “local.” …

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    28 Feb 14
  • PamMyhra

    Republican candidate for governor Marty Seifert has picked a suburban state representative as his running mate. Seifert named Burnsville Representative Pam Myhra as his candidate for lieutenant governor Thursday. In searching for a running mate, …

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    28 Feb 14
  • MNsure

    Minnesota’s health insurance exchange has again trimmed enrollment projections while continuing to plan for looming budget problems. MNsure reduced enrollment targets on Wednesday, the second time since January. The projections for commercial insurance enrollment in …

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    28 Feb 14
  • Dollars

    The Renville County Board this week approved a state-negotiated settlement that will refund taxes to Alliance Pipeline. The commissioners approved an agreement that requires the county, two school districts and five townships to refund around …

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    28 Feb 14