Local News
  • Nurses

    Several area school districts are without nurses as a series of resignations forced Sibley County to puts its school nurse program on hold. Since the beginning of the year four registered nurses with the Health …

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    22 Jul 15
  • NUPD recognition

    The New Ulm Police Department was recognized recently for their efforts on seat belt and distracted driving enforcement. Southern Minnesota Enforcement Liaison Scott McConkey presented police chief Myron Weiland the Outstanding Agency Award for the …

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    22 Jul 15
  • Keisling House

    The New Ulm City Council approved leasing the Kiesling House in New Ulm to Kathleen Backer for public programming. Backer has extensive experience in managing and diing historical, cultural interpretation and programming. She also has …

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    22 Jul 15
  • Marah Bengston

    A Mankato teen seriously injured in a boating accident Friday remains in intensive care at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester after undergoing surgery on Sunday. Fifteen-year-old Marah Bengston was wake boarding behind her father’s boat …

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    21 Jul 15
  • FatalCrash

    More than 200 traffic fatalities have been recorded so far this year. Officials say that is a 21 percent increase from this time last year when 166 people died on state roadways. The most recent …

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    21 Jul 15
  • court

    Alyssa Drescher, an honor student at United South Central High School that was suspended and eventually expelled for inadvertently bringing a knife to school in 2014  has won her court case. The Court of Appeals …

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    21 Jul 15
  • Minnesota River Congress

    Possible legislation to create a new Minnesota River Council will be presented and discussed at the fourth Minnesota River Congress Thursday at Turner Hall in New Ulm. The Congress will open with a networking fair …

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    21 Jul 15
  • High Gas Prices

    Minnesota drivers are paying about a dime more for a gallon of gas than they did a week ago. Triple-As average price for regular unleaded is just under $2.75 a gallon. That’s 9 1/2 cents …

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    21 Jul 15