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  • 3M

    There is a changing of the guard at 3M. Company officials say chief operating officer Inge Thulin has been promoted to chief executive officer and a member of 3M’s board. She will replace current CEO …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Medal1

    The annual “Spirit of Springfield Award” was presented during the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting recently. Ken Koll is the recipient of the honor this year. The 65-year-old served on the St. John …

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    09 Feb 12
  • HometownHero

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of February is Stan Boushek of Redwood Falls. Stan is a mail carrier in the rural Echo area who spotted a woman who had fallen on the ice lying …

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    09 Feb 12
  • BrownCountyVetsMemorial

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposal to expand the Veterans Memorial at the Brown County Courthouse in New Ulm. The plan calls for adding a total of 12 granite tablets to …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Nibbe1

    A Blue Earth County judge ruled on Tuesday that much of the alleged murder confession of a Lake Crystal woman can be used in her upcoming trial. 34-year-old Jennifer Lee Nibbe is accused of killing …

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    09 Feb 12
  • DFL

    Brown County Democrats in New Ulm unanimously supported Barack Obama’s re-election bid during Tuesday night’s precinct caucuses. Some of the resolutions approved by DFL’ers during the caucus included saying no to the Marriage Amendment that …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Crash

    An 83-year-old Hector man was injured Wednesday morning when he struck a semi-truck on Highway 212 in Buffalo Lake. Edwin Mamer of Hector was travelling southbound on Main Street of Buffalo Lake in a Ford …

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    09 Feb 12
  • DwightTraxler1

    A 52-year-old Amboy man faces multiple felony charges after thousands of suspected child pornography images were confiscated from his home. The girlfriend of Dwight Thomas Traxler contacted the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office Sunday night …

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    09 Feb 12