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  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council is scheduled to set the city’s preliminary property tax levy for 2013 this (TUE) evening. The initial proposal is for a 19% increase in New Ulm’s tax levy. This would …

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    04 Sep 12
  • Highway60

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking for the public’s help in the planned expansion of Highway 60 from Mountain Lake to Butterfield. Mn/DOT officials are collecting drainage information on that stretch of highway, and …

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    04 Sep 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives in Sleepy Eye, New Ulm and St. James this week. The need for blood is constant. September is National Preparedness Month, and donating blood helps the Red …

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    04 Sep 12
  • WorldsBiggestBurger

    A Minnesota casino has cooked up a world-record bacon cheeseburger that’s 10 feet in diameter and weighs more than a ton. The monster of a burger was served up Sunday at the Black Bear Casino …

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    04 Sep 12
  • NURoundaboutWork

    Construction work on a new roundabout on Highway 14 on the west end of New Ulm continues, with the project slated for completion on Monday, September 17th. Highway 14 will be opened to the public …

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    04 Sep 12
  • BattleOfBirchCoulee

    Sunday is the 150th anniversary of the battle of Birch Coulee, the most deadly for US forces in the Dakota War of 1862. The battle took place about 16 miles from Fort Ridgely, where a …

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    01 Sep 12
  • MusicNotes

    The 57th annual Godahl Day Labor Day Celebration is taking place Monday in the small town of Godahl. Thousands of people stream into the community every year for the festivities, which get underway at 9:30am …

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    01 Sep 12
  • RobertVerdon

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continue to investigate the death of a 56-year-old Cosmos man whose body was found in a cornfield last October, and a reward is …

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    01 Sep 12