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  • PropaneTruck

    Minnesota corn is still three months away from harvest, but the Minnesota Corn Growers Association is encouraging farmers to plan ahead for their propane needs. A propane shortage last winter hit Minnesota farmers and rural …

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    12 Jun 14
  • TourismPOTY2014

    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee presented the 6th annual “Tourism Person of the Year” award to former New Ulm Mayor Joel Albrecht Wednesday afternoon. Albrecht was honored to receive the recognition …

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    12 Jun 14
  • StPeter

    The St. Peter City Council has approved a new initiative called “Project Solace.” The proposal involves constructing a $5.5-million treatment facility for single mothers in the drug court program as an alternative to prison time. …

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    12 Jun 14
  • BoysChoir

    Two youth choir groups will be part of a special concert in New Ulm’s German Park next week. The North Star Boy’s Choir and a boy’s choir from Stuttgart, Germany will be performing the evening …

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    12 Jun 14
  • ISD88SchoolBoard2014

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board will be conducting its annual superintendent evaluation this (THU) evening. This will be Superintendent Jeff Bertrang’s first evaluation since he took over the position last July. The school …

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    12 Jun 14
  • Firefighters

    The clubhouse at the Minneopa Golf Course in Blue Earth County was heavily damaged by a fire early Tuesday morning. The fire was already up to the roof of the wooden structure when firefighters arrived …

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    11 Jun 14
  • Fire

    The trailer of a semi-truck caught on fire on Highway 60 near Lake Crystal Tuesday. Investigators say that the fire was apparently caused by something in the trailer malfunctioning. The truck was reportedly carrying non-flammable …

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    11 Jun 14
  • BernardKleinschmidt

    A 39-year-old Lewisville man has been charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct over allegations that he sexually assaulted a young girl for several years. 39-year-old Bernard George Kleinschmidt Jr is accused of repeatedly …

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    11 Jun 14