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  • EthanolPlant

    High corn prices and a low return on ethanol has led to the loss of 45 full-time jobs in Fairmont. Biofuel Energy Corporation stopped producing ethanol in September, but at that time said they were …

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    22 Feb 13
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a car crash on Highway 15 near Brownton Wednesday afternoon. A 2000 Ford Taurus driven by 21-year-old Andrew Vaubel of Sleepy Eye was southbound on 15 when it collided with …

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    21 Feb 13
  • KatieLewis

    A former Hutchinson woman who admitted to pinching the nose of her 5-month-old son to stop him from breathing has been sentenced to 120 days in jail and 3 years of probation for the crime. …

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    21 Feb 13
  • DavidRadtke1

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of a former pastor from rural Gibbon found guilty of molesting a 16-year-old foreign exchange student. 53-year-old David Edwin Radtke, who now lives in Kansas, was …

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    21 Feb 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday awarded the bid for the city’s Harman Park Accessibility and Renovation Project. The work will include adding handicap-accessible restrooms to the Harmann Park shelter and expanding and renovating …

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    21 Feb 13
  • SPOTS

    The New Ulm Human Rights Commission has announced the recipient of the annual Human Rights Award. New Ulm native Sheldon Rieke is being honored for his dedication to SPOTS, or Students Performing On Tough Situations. …

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    21 Feb 13
  • Snowstorm

    A winter storm headed for southern Minnesota could bring more than a half-foot of snow or more. The National Weather Service says snow is expected to begin over southern Minnesota by late afternoon Thursday, and …

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    20 Feb 13
  • SnowShovel

    With a big winter storm approaching, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. Doing so creates hazards …

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    20 Feb 13