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  • NewUlmSeal

    The 2012 winners of the New Ulm Human Rights Commission annual poster and essay contests will be honored during the commission’s meeting next week. The topic for the contests this year was “Compare and contrast …

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    20 Apr 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Sibley County Board will be re-addressing a proposal to bring high-speed internet access to rural and urban areas of the county during it’s meeting next week. The board had tabled a vote on whether …

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    20 Apr 12
  • SibleyCounty

    Sibley County will be instituting an emergency notification system for it’s residents in the near future. The proposal was recently approved by the Sibley County Board. The fully automated system will primarily be used to …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Redwood Zoo Upgrades

    Renovations at the Ramsey Park Zoo in Redwood Falls continue, and the Redwood Falls City Council this week approved of sending out the bids for the final phase of the project. The majority of the …

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    20 Apr 12
  • GaryDahms1

    Local-area lawmakers put Minnesota Department of Transportation officials on the hot seat on Wednesday to question why the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato has been taken off the state’s 20-year …

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    19 Apr 12
  • CarChase

    A 20-year-old Mankato man made an appearance in court this week on a felony fleeing police charge after being arrested at gunpoint last week following a brief police chase. Daniel Joseph Jamison was arrested after …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    US Senator Al Franken is introducing legislation that would help keep open a number of post offices that have been scheduled to be closed. In Minnesota, a total of 117 post offices and 5 distribution …

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    19 Apr 12
  • CheckFraud2

    A New Ulm man faces a felony check forgery charge after allegedly writing nearly a thousand dollars worth of bad checks. 41-year-old Daniel Michael O’Hearn reportedly admitted to forging around $994 worth of checks, but …

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    19 Apr 12