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  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday moved forward with a proposal to build a new water tower at Nehl’s Park in New Ulm. PUC commissioners approved a resolution to issue upwards of $2.5-million …

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    30 Aug 12
  • MNSecurityHospital

    Staff injuries are on the rise at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. A new report finds that injuries have gone up sharply as the number of permanent psychiatrists has dropped from six to …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Cuffs

    A St. Peter man faces numerous criminal charges after allegedly assaulting the mother of his child for a second time. 33-year-old Christopher Hastings faces a total of seven charges, including felony domestic assault by strangulation. …

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    30 Aug 12
  • DrunkDriving

    Minnesota public safety officials are reporting encouraging numbers in their campaign against drunken driving. The annual late-summer enforcement campaign has reportedly resulted in fewer drunken-driving arrests. The number of fatal crashes involving alcohol has also …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Highway14

    Mn/DOT Officials say that motorists will be able to drive on the new Highway 14 alignment between Waseca and Owatonna beginning Friday night. The 20-mile, multi-year reconstruction of that segment of Highway 14 began in …

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    30 Aug 12
  • StratosphereSwingTower

    The problem-plagued Stratosphere swing ride at the Minnesota State Fair experienced more problems Wednesday night. The ride was shut down after a reported operator error, and riders were let off. Ride operators were changing out …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Student Writing

    Minnesota students are making some progress toward meeting the new mathematics standards, but state Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius says that many remain stagnant on reading. That’s the conclusion after the state took another look at …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Geneve,le 13 Septembre 2007.Route de thonon sortie Vesenaz dir Geneve.Accident de la circulation impliquant un camion et un scooter ou se trouvaient 2 personnes.Photo:Laurent Guiraud.

    A Mankato man was injured Tuesday afternoon when his scooter crashed on Highway 169. The accident happened at just before 12:30pm at the intersection with Center Street in North Mankato. 46-year-old Curtis Kliewer was cut …

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    29 Aug 12