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  • MNDNR

    The DNR has hired an invasive species specialist that will focus on a 13-county area of southwest Minnesota. Nicholas Brown is 1 of 8 such specialists working for the DNR across the state. He will …

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    01 Feb 12
  • ToddGavin

    A former eye doctor accused of sexually touching his patients made an appearance in court Tuesday, where he learned that he is now facing two additional charges. 50-year-old Todd James Gavin of Madelia was working …

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    01 Feb 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The final public meeting on the possible change to a 4-day school week for New Ulm’s District 88 Schools takes place this (TUE) evening. Superintendent Harold Remme says that the idea is being considered for …

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    31 Jan 12
  • SleepyEye

    Nearly 100 people were on hand for the last of 3 public meetings in Sleepy Eye on Monday as the District 84 School Board considers a four-day school week. The proposal has been estimated to …

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    31 Jan 12
  • Walz1

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz is urging the leadership in the House to hold an up or down vote on the bipartisan Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act. The US Senate voted 93-2 Monday evening …

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    31 Jan 12
  • FoodShelf1

    The New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf continues to serve a growing number of families and individuals seeking food assistance. In January, the food shelf aided 239 families. This is the highest monthly total in …

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    31 Jan 12
  • Child Porn Sentencing

    A plea deal was reached Monday with a 62-year-old Mankato man accused of possessing child pornography and showing pornography to minors at his trailer park. Rodney Oberg will plead guilty to 3 counts of possession …

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    31 Jan 12
  • StPeterStateHospital

    Minnesota’s only hospital for mentally ill and dangerous patients is in turmoil. Most of the experienced psychiatric staff have reportedly either quit or been fired at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. A total …

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    31 Jan 12