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  • DrunkDriving

    Around 400 drunk drivers were arrested in Minnesota over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, about 50 more arrests than last year. The State Patrol arrested a total of 67 drunk drivers over the 3 days …

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    19 Mar 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board and a committee of district staff and community members held interviews with the district’s 6 superintendent semi-finalists on Monday, and 2 finalists were chosen. GFW Superintendent Jeff Bertrang …

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    19 Mar 13
  • HealthCareReform

    The state Senate has passed a bill setting up an online-based “Health Care Exchange” in Minnesota, and Governor Dayton is expected to sign it into law. Backers say 1.3-million Minnesotans will pick insurance from plans …

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    19 Mar 13
  • EPulltabs

    The Minnesota Gambling Control Board has approved electronic bingo to help pay for the state’s share of the Minnesota Vikings’ new $975-million football stadium. The “linked bingo” games allow gamblers at different locations to play …

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    19 Mar 13
  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council is scheduled to consider changes to the rules concerning serving alcohol at amateur athletic events in the city during its meeting this (TUE) evening. The first reading of an ordinance …

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    19 Mar 13
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    Parts of southern, western, and central Minnesota were getting another blast of winter weather this (MON) morning. A winter weather advisory is in place for much of southern Minnesota, and a blizzard warning in some …

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    18 Mar 13
  • Arson

    A house fire in rural Morgan on Saturday is being investigated as a case of arson. Firefighters from Morgan and Clements responded to the scene of the fire 5 miles west of Morgan on Ocean …

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    18 Mar 13
  • Front end of a car in a highway accident.

    Two people were hurt in a car crash in St. Peter Sunday afternoon. It happened at just after Noon on Highway 169. A Toyota Corolla driven by 46-year-old Abdullahi Yarow of Mankato had just pulled …

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    18 Mar 13