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  • Schells

    The August Schell Brewing Company of New Ulm was named a winner at the 2016 World Beer Cup in Philadelphia May 6. Firebrick received a silver medal in the Vienna Style Lager category at the …

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    09 May 16
  • Springfield

    A Sleepy Eye man is Springfield’s new Postmaster.  Ron Miller began his duties as Postmaster on April 28th and officially became Postmaster on April 29th with the retirement of Postmaster Mary Larson.  Miller’s responsibilities include …

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    07 May 16
  • Bisonw

    The bison range road at Minneopa State Park in Mankato is now open.  The road opened Friday morning.  The nearly two-mile stretch of road is home to 14 bison, three of which were born a …

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    07 May 16
  • arrestw

    Two Le Sueur/Henderson students have been charged in a March fight at their high school that involved a knife.  The criminal complaint filed in Le Sueur County District court says Lawrence Dontae Gary, Jr. was …

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    07 May 16
  • Fire

    Two-thirds of the state are in Red Flag warnings issued by the National Weather Service.  New Ulm Fire chief Paul Macho says warm temperatures and low humidity make conditions ripe for fires to get out …

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    07 May 16
  • atv accident

    A Franklin man had died in an ATV crash in Renville County. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, emergency personnel responded to a call reporting an ATV had crashed in Franklin around 7:30 p.m. …

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    06 May 16
  • Ambulance

    The Lafayette Ambulance Service was recently the recipient of some lifesaving equipment. The department received the free chest compression system valued at approximately $15,000. The battery-operated mechanical CPR device is being supplied to every rural …

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    06 May 16
  • Tressa Verona Salon_Madelia

    A hair salon in Madelia will be the first business reopening today after a fire in February burned or damaged 9 buildings on the city’s Main Street District. Tressa Veona Salon is hosting a grand …

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    06 May 16