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  • RiverRaft

    Another ride at the Minnesota State Fair has stopped working. The River Raft shut down Tuesday afternoon due to an apparent electrical problem. Riders were reportedly forced to get off and collect refunds. The same …

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    29 Aug 12
  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    American Red Cross personnel from the local area were dispatched to Louisiana this week as Hurricane Isaac hits the Gulf Coast. Craig Dale of New Ulm and Redwood Falls volunteer Diane Radel were driving an …

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    29 Aug 12
  • Lexi Erpenbach1

    New Stiftungsfest royalty was crowned this past Sunday in Norwood Young America as part of the community’s annual “Founder’s Festival.” The new Miss Stiftungsfest is Lexi Erpenbach, the daughter of Ron and Sheila Erpenbach. She …

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    29 Aug 12
  • ButterheadToBe

    As the Minnesota State Fair continues, the local-area Princess Kay of the Milky Way Finalists are getting their likenesses carved into 90-pound blocks of AMPI butter made in New Ulm. Princess Kay Finalist Brown County …

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    29 Aug 12
  • Temperature2

    Summertime isn’t done with us yet. Meteorologist Steve Woolenhouse says the heat will build up the next few days leading to the Labor Day weekend. He expects a high of 94 on Wednesday, and for …

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    28 Aug 12
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A St. Peter man was seriously injured Monday afternoon when his motorcycle hit a car on Highway 14 in Dodge County. 53-year-old Ronald Hill was driving a 2007 Harley Davidson westbound on 14 when the …

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    28 Aug 12
  • MelodeeHoffner

    The wife of suspended MSU-Mankato Head Football Coach Todd Hoffner spoke out on Monday concerning the child pornography accusations against her husband, calling them “ridiculous and baseless.” Melodee Hoffner says “My family does what every …

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    28 Aug 12
  • BrandonHall

    A trial date has been set for a Hanska man accused of assaulting, kidnapping and threatening his former girlfriend. 29-year-old Brandon Hall held Mankato police at bay inside his ex-girlfriend’s apartment for about a half-hour …

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    28 Aug 12