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  • BavarianBlast

    The future of New Ulm’s Bavarian Blast was discussed Wednesday evening during the festival’s board of directors annual meeting. The severe heat of this past July caused serious financial problems for New Ulm’s summer festival. …

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    27 Oct 11
  • Tornado

    The USDA has designated 11 Minnesota counties as disaster areas because of the combined impacts of excessive rain, high heat, strong winds, tornadoes and an early fall frost this year. Wednesday’s declaration makes affected farmers …

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    27 Oct 11
  • Fairfax

    The Farm Merchantile in Fairfax was burglarized at some point over the weekend. The crime occurred between 5pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday. The building was broken into and merchandise was taken from the …

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    27 Oct 11
  • MitchBongers

    A Faribault man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison on charges of criminal vehicular homicide for the April 2010 death of his girlfriend. Twenty-three-year-old Mitchell Bongers was drunk when he lost …

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    27 Oct 11
  • SchoolBus

    A new school district is in the process of being born in southern Minnesota. Residents of the Le Center and Montgomery-Lonsdale School Districts voted in June to consolidate the 2 districts and form a new …

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    26 Oct 11
  • DavidRadtke1

    The jury selection was completed Tuesday in the trial of a former rural Gibbon pastor accused of sexually touching a 16-year-old Spanish foreign exchange student, and the opening arguments in the trial get underway today …

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    26 Oct 11
  • RobertHeck1

    The State Appeals Court has upheld a felony assault conviction against a Mankato man charged with severely injuring his infant son nearly five years ago. Thirty-one-year-old Robert Heck was convicted in Olmsted County Court last …

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    26 Oct 11
  • Marktplatz1

    The company that owns the north half of the Marktplatz Mall in New Ulm has declared bankruptcy. New Ulm Retail and Development LLC is a group of California real estate investors who purchased part of …

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    26 Oct 11