Minnesota News
  • Teacher

    Despite opposition from Governor Dayton, the Minnesota House has voted to let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom and look beyond seniority in job-protection decision. If the Senate passes the …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Prom1

    Several high school proms are taking place around the local area this weekend. School districts holding their formal dances on Saturday include: Belle Plaine, BOLD, Comfrey, GFW, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial, Minnesota Valley Lutheran, Mountain …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Texting while Driving

    A New Richland woman accused of causing the death of a motorcyclist because she was texting while driving has been sentenced to perform 480 hours of community service. 23-year-old Erica Nelson was also placed on …

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    27 Apr 12
  • NUMiddleSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday agreed to seek bids on the sale of the district’s former middle school building. Superintendent Harold Remme says 2 groups have expressed interest in purchasing the …

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    27 Apr 12
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A Trimont man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Iowa this week. Vernon Handevidt was reportedly driving his motorcycle just north of Superior, Iowa when he swerved to avoid a deer. He then …

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    27 Apr 12
  • USPS

    The US Senate has decided to prop up the financially-ailing US Postal Service, meaning thousands of jobs and hundreds of post offices could stay open. In Minnesota, 117 post offices and 5 distribution facilities were …

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    27 Apr 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    The Friends of ISD 88 group is holding a special fundraising event tonight (FRI). Friends of ISD 88 Spokesperson Tamara Furth it is an adult event that include entertainment by the Concord Singers and the …

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    27 Apr 12
  • NUCityCouncil

    A total of 2 candidates have applied for the vacant Ward 2 New Ulm City Council seat. The seat is empty following the resignation of Councilor Todd Olson due to a career move out of …

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    27 Apr 12