Local News
  • election

    Mankato DFLer Tim Walz and Republican Jeff Johnson won the caucus straw poll that took place Tuesday in Brown County. Walz received 79 percent of the votes cast among 122 caucus attendees in New Ulm, …

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    08 Feb 18
  • Gary Sturm

    In a statement in response to the officer involved shooting incident that took place just over a week ago, St. James Mayor Gary Sturm asks the community for patience and understanding as the Bureau of …

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    08 Feb 18
  • Dennis Fredrickson

    The Department of Natural Resource’s Regional Director Dennis Frederickson retired on February 6th. Frederickson’s public service began at a young age with his time as a pilot in the U.S. Navy. Upon honorable discharge he …

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    08 Feb 18
  • MVL

    Two Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School seniors have advanced to finalist status in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Blake Fosburgh and Anna Natrkul, both of Mankato, are among $15,000 high school seniors nationwide who …

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    08 Feb 18
  • criminal charges

    An incident of sexual assault of 3 girls under the age of 12 was reported to the New Ulm Police Department in April 2017. The suspect 32-year-old Kyle Richard Rademacher whose address is unknown. According …

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    06 Feb 18
  • police chase

    A Glencoe police chase on Thursday, February 1st ended on Schilling Lake in New Auburn Township. 39-year-old Jason Andrew Ponting of Oakdale has been charged with fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and …

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    06 Feb 18
  • tobacco age law

    The North Mankato City Council passed an ordinance to raise the tobacco purchase age 21. The council approved the Tobacco 21 policy Monday night by a vote of 3 to 1. Only Council Billy Steiner …

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    06 Feb 18
  • Truman

    The Truman City Council approved to move ahead and purchase a slide to be installed in time for the pool’s opening. According to pool commissioner Faith Clow, the Truman pool got a new slide last …

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    06 Feb 18