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  • Crops

    Warm weather is helping Minnesota farmers make rapid progress planting soybeans. The USDA’s latest weekly crop-weather report says that soybean planting in Minnesota has jumped to 81% complete. That compares with 30% last year and …

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    22 May 12
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    Site excavation work for a new Menards store in New Ulm got underway this week. The store will be located on the west end of New Ulm off Highway 14. The construction of the Menards …

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    22 May 12
  • PhoneScam2

    Authorities have issued a warning about a new phone cam reported Monday. A resident of Brown County reportedly received two phone calls telling her that she had won $250,000 in a Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes, …

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    22 May 12
  • RecreationalTrail

    Two community meetings are being held this month to discuss a proposed recreational trail from St. Peter to Mankato. The meetings will provide an opportunity for potential trail users and area property owners to provide …

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    22 May 12
  • FloodLevee

    The New Ulm City Council will discuss the possible need to enact eminent domain proceedings on property for the Minnesota River Flood Levy during a special meeting this (MON) evening. The proposal before the council …

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    21 May 12
  • Vote21

    The 2012 election season officially gets underway Tuesday. That’s when filings open for the various offices – federal, state, county and some cities – that will be on the ballot on the November 6th general …

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    21 May 12
  • ClickItOrTicket1

    Law enforcement agencies across the state begin a “Click It Or Ticket” campaign today (MON). Officers will be working overtime in an effort to get motorists to comply with the state’s primary seat belt law. …

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    21 May 12
  • PrincessKayButterhead1

    Congratulations to our local-area Princess Kay Finalists! Representing Brown County: Laura Rosenhammer of Sleepy Eye, the daughter of John and Patty Rosenhammer. Representing McLeod County: Elizabeth Nix of Plato, the daughter of Tim and Ann …

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    21 May 12