Local News
  • CodyStark

    A 20-year-old New Ulm man is in custody for a string of thefts and burglaries in rural Nicollet County near New Ulm this month. Cody Lee Stark has been charged with 2nd-degree burglary, two counts …

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    25 Jan 14
  • Crash2

    A Sacred Heart man was injured in a collision with a semi-truck driven by a Fairfax man on Highway 7 Friday morning. It happened at around 8:30am just west of Prinsburg. 23-year-old Dylan Hildahl was …

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    25 Jan 14
  • Flu

    Minnesota saw an increase in the number of schools reporting probable flu outbreaks last week and overall flu activity is still rated as widespread, but there are some indications the current flu season may have …

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    25 Jan 14
  • JailCell

    A 28-year-old Stewart man has been sentenced to over 4 years in prison for selling methamphetamine. Patrick Steven Lee Witthus was sentenced to 58 months in prison on Thursday and was fined $5,000 on a …

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    25 Jan 14
  • Unemployment

    Minnesota employers added 9,500 jobs last month, holding the unemployment rate steady at 4.6%. State Job Analyst Steve Hine says trade, transportation and utilities led all sectors with 4,600 new jobs. Government added 2,600 new …

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    25 Jan 14
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board held its annual organizational meeting on Thursday to elect officers and make committee assignments, among other details.  The school board re-elected Duane Winter chair. Patricia Hoffman was named …

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    25 Jan 14
  • VeteransAffairs

    The Chippewa County Board this week voted unanimously to move forward with plans to bring a veterans nursing home to Montevideo. The board committed $3-million dollars to the project.  The overall cost is estimated at …

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    25 Jan 14
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet and meeting this week. Chamber Executive Director Trista Barka says that several awards were handed out. The Big Chief Award for the Chamber Ambassador …

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    25 Jan 14