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  • Sauerkraut eating contest winner

    The champion of the Sauerkraut Eating Contest Saturday at Bavarian Blast in New Ulm was an Albert Lea man. Gene Buhr won the contest with a record time of 34.57 seconds. He says his strategy …

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    20 Jul 15
  • prostitution

    Investigators have released the names of the 13 men who have been charged with soliciting prostitution in a sting conducted recently in New Ulm and St. Peter. Four of the men were arrested in New …

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    17 Jul 15
  • German Jefferson Lakes

    The Le Sueur County Commissioners have spent the last six months weighing the pros and cons of a proposed sewer pipe from German-Jefferson Lakes to St. Peter. A vote August 4 will decide if residents …

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    17 Jul 15
  • Ballot

    The St. James School Board voted unanimously to call for a November special election at their recent meeting. The measure is to seek voter approval to issue general obligation school building bonds for nearly $24 …

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    17 Jul 15
  • 911 Memorial Ride

    For the first time the 9/11 mobile exhibit has made its way to Minnesota. The Never Fort exhibit opened at the Waseca County Fair. After an opening ceremony on Thursday, hundreds walked through the interactive …

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    17 Jul 15
  • motorcycle riding

    A Ride to Remember is a motorcycle ride designed to remember fellow motorcycle enthusiasts who are no longer with us due to age, illness or injury. Event organizer Dave Fleck says the idea began after …

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    17 Jul 15
  • moriahzwort

    The 20-year-old Le Sueur woman who drowned in the Minnesota River this spring allegedly received a bottle of whiskey from her boyfriend’s twin brother. According to the criminal complaint, 26-year-old Joshua Steven Randolph is charged …

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    16 Jul 15
  • prostitution

    Formal charges for suspects arrested during a prostitution sting investigation have not yet been released. Brown and Nicollet County enforcement agencies continue to process paperwork in the case and that information has not been released …

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    16 Jul 15