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  • FreebornExplosion

    Trapped sewer gas is being blamed for a house explosion near Freeborn that critically injured a 75-year-old man. The explosion occurred Friday afternoon about a mile north of Freeborn, and Ralph William Yotter was flown …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Crash

    A New Ulm woman was injured in a rollover accident on Highway 68 in Brown County Tuesday morning. 73-year-old Annette Wulff was driving a Chevy Impala westbound on 68 when she lost control of the …

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    13 Jun 12
  • UnitedStatesAchievementAcademy

    A New Ulm High School student has been recognized by the United State Achievement Academy as a Student of Excellence. The Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all American high school students. David Zimanski, the …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Fire

    The tenants of a home in Mankato were able to escape safely Tuesday morning after a fire broke out. Firefighters responded to the structure fire on the 400 block of North Second Street in Mankato …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Books

    The Mankato City Council on Monday approved a resolution that ends the city’s tax levy for funding the Blue Earth County library system. Mankato and Blue Earth County have been unable to reach a joint …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Tornado

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down about 6 miles south-southwest of Belle Plaine Sunday night. The tornado was on the ground for about 2 miles beginning at around 8:15pm. It …

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    12 Jun 12
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council will be considering giving the green light to a 4th of July fireworks display for the city during it’s meeting this (TUE) evening. The resolution being debated would allow Sleepy …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Crops

    Warmer weather and limited rain have helped Minnesota’s farm fields dry out a bit from a rainy May. The USDA reports that topsoil moisture supplies declined slightly last week as daytime highs reach 90-degrees or …

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    12 Jun 12