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  • DNR

    A Minnesota tradition continues today (Friday).  Region Four Director for the DNR Dennis Frederickson says it’s Free Park Friday.  Admission to all 75 Minnesota’s State Parks and Recreation areas will be free today.  The goal …

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    24 Nov 17
  • arrestw

    As the holiday season gets going, law enforcement is stepping up DWI enforcement.  Extra statewide enforcement kicked off Wednesday and will run on weekends thru December 30.  In the past 5 years, 27 people have …

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    24 Nov 17
  • fatal  car crash

    A Mankato woman was killed in an accident Wednesday evening on Highway 22 in Blue Earth County.  The state patrol says a vehicle driven by 59-year-old Wendy Pearson was southbound in the northbound lane of …

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    24 Nov 17
  • Brown County Historical Society Museum

    The Brown County Historical Society Museum in New Ulm is holding their Holiday open house on Friday.  Executive Director Kathleen Backer says from 10 – 4 admission to the museum is free and the Menzel …

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    22 Nov 17
  • rs fiber 3

    Some area projects will receive funding to expand rural internet access.  NU-Telecom will receive around $325,000 to install fiber optics lines south of Hanska.  The fiber network will provide internet access for up to nine …

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    22 Nov 17
  • BrownCountyCourthousew

    Brown County Commissioners unanimously approved Auditor-Treasurer Jean Prochniak’s request to apply for a Minnesota Voting Equipment grant.  Prochniak noted that Brown County is likely to receive a grant of about $54,400 based on about $1700 …

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    22 Nov 17
  • New Ulm image

    The New Ulm City Council decided to take over the heating cost of the Riverside Park building and the Kiesling House and will get more information before modifying the lease agreements for both buildings.  Right …

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    22 Nov 17
  • Tony Cornish

    Representative Tony Cornish of Vernon Center has announced that he plans to resign in light of recent allegations of sexual harrassment.  Cornish released a statement Tuesday evening saying that he has been forced to face …

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    22 Nov 17