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  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School Board has approved the hiring of a new high school principal for the district. Current Springfield High School Principal David Kreft submitted his resignation this month in order to take a job …

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    31 May 12
  • Crops

    The wet weather of the past week put a damper on fieldwork across most of Minnesota. And while the rain was welcome in dry parts of northwestern Minnesota, it saturated fields in the southwest. In …

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    31 May 12
  • FatalAccident

    A 74-year-old man was killed in a farm accident in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon. Albert Joseph Meyer was reportedly pinned between the frame and box of a rock wagon in Melrose Township.  Emergency responders say …

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    31 May 12
  • Burglars

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating the theft of around $2,300 worth of items from a residence in New Ulm recently. The theft from the home on the 300 Block of South Front Street …

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    31 May 12
  • Flooding

    The Spring flood season has arrived a little late across Minnesota, with recent rains causing flooding from the Arrowhead on down to Iowa. Extension Specialist Dave Nicolai says that farm fields are getting the worst …

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    30 May 12
  • RuthAnnWebster1

    New Ulm City Councilor Ruth Ann Webster filed for re-election on Tuesday. Webster represents New Ulm’s 1st Ward, and has served on the city council for 12 years. She is an attorney who has been …

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    30 May 12
  • BurtonEwing1

    The man accused of trying to kill his mother in a park south of St. Peter recently made an appearance in Nicollet County Court on Tuesday. 48-year-old Burton James Ewing Jr is facing 5 felony …

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    30 May 12
  • FatalAccident

    A 75-year-old man died in a farm accident in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon. The victim was reportedly pinned between the frame and box of a rock wagon in Melrose Township. Emergency responders say he died …

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    30 May 12