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  • Flu

    The state Health Department reports that flu activity remains widespread in Minnesota.  The weekly update shows the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to drop last week, but more schools reported probable outbreaks.  There were 84 …

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    01 Feb 14
  • TemperatureSubzero

    The frigid January of 2014 is in the record books as February gets underway. In New Ulm in January there were 19 days throughout the month where the temperature fell below zero. There were a …

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    01 Feb 14
  • NUMCRibbonCutting

    The New Ulm Medical Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its $5.3-million expansion project on Friday. And while a few minor details remain, the new clinic entrance is now open and 28 new exam …

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    01 Feb 14
  • Crash

    A Le Sueur woman was injured in a crash on Highway 22 near St. Peter late Thursday morning. 56-year-old Judy Dabe was driving a 2001 Saturn southbound on 22 near Le Sueur County Road 102 …

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    31 Jan 14
  • LeviMinissale

    The suspect in the murder of a Mankato woman last year has been found to be mentally ill. 24-year-old Levi Minissale was charged with 1st-degree murder for the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend Yesenia Gonzalez …

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    31 Jan 14
  • Burglars

    Two more New Ulm residents are now facing criminal charges for their alleged involvement in a string of thefts and burglaries in rural Nicollet County near New Ulm this month. 20-year-old Cody Lee Stark had …

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    31 Jan 14
  • BrandonSchroeder

    A Buffalo Lake man accused of having a meth lab in his bedroom closet made his first appearance in Renville County Court on Thursday. 28-year-old Brandon James Schroeder remains in custody in the Renville County …

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    31 Jan 14
  • DrunkDriving

    A former Mankato police officer accused of driving under the influence is asking that the charges against him be dismissed. Daniel Padilla was pulled over while off-duty at around 4:20am last November after apparently almost …

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    31 Jan 14