Local News
  • GrainBins1

    Plans to construct a new grain elevator in the City of Brownton were announced this week. Archer Daniels Midland-Benson Quinn and United Farmers Co-op on Monday announced the formation of a joint venture that will …

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    21 Dec 11
  • Dollars

    The Blue Earth County Board approved a 0% increase of the county’s 2012 property tax levy on Tuesday. The measure was approved unanimously, along with the 2012 Blue Earth County Budget. County officials say that …

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    21 Dec 11
  • Former Mankato Official’s Wife Sentenced

    The wife of Mankato’s former Public Safety Director has been sentenced to perform 120 hours of community service after pleading guilty to felony theft. 65-year-old Mary Huettl was sentenced for the crime Tuesday. She had …

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    21 Dec 11
  • SafeandSober

    More than 820 DWI arrests have been made in Minnesota midway through a month-long drunk driving enforcement campaign. Several law enforcement agencies report making arrests where the driver registered a blood alcohol level of .30 …

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    20 Dec 11
  • Deer1

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says deer baiting was pervasive during this year’s hunting season. The DNR’s Division of Enforcement cited 144 people with baiting, the highest number of citations issued for the practice …

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    20 Dec 11
  • NUCityCouncil

    The New Ulm City Council is scheduled to give it’s final approval to the city’s 2012 budget and tax levy this (TUE) evening. The proposed operating budget for New Ulm for next year is currently …

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    20 Dec 11
  • ThinIce

    Department of Natural Resources officials continue to warn of the dangers of thin ice across the state. The latest warning comes after a Fairmont man fell through the ice on a lake near Trimont Sunday. …

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    20 Dec 11
  • SisterCitiesAward11

    The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission on Monday said goodbye to the latest German participant in the Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange Program. Conny Osswald will be leaving New Ulm on December 30th. Osswald says the …

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    20 Dec 11