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  • Highway 14 sign

    The four-lane expansion of Highway 14 between Nicollet and New Ulm did not make the cut this year for Corridors of Commerce highway funding. Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle says projects were selected …

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    02 May 18
  • Welfare fraud

    A St. James woman who was accused of stealing money from an elderly woman is now also charged with felony welfare fraud for failing to report stolen funds as income. 62-year-old Linda Louise Ottum was …

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    02 May 18
  • Brown County Historical Society Museum

    By a 4 to 1 vote Tuesday morning, Brown County Commissioners approved acting as a sponsoring agency for the Brown County Historical Society to apply for a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Legacy program grant for …

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    02 May 18
  • tattoo

    A New Ulm native presented the New Ulm City Council with an application to bring the first tattoo shop to New Ulm. The council unamimously approved the application from Dolly Beauregard. Beauregard’s plan is to …

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    02 May 18
  • New Ulm image

    A new restaurant that appeals to a casual and social audience opens in downtown New Ulm. Sozial, the German word for social, held a soft opening last weekend. The front end of the restaurant features …

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    02 May 18
  • Merger

    Blethen Gage & Krause and Berens Rodenberg & O’Connor will be merging. The two oldest and well-respected law firms have a significant footprint in the area. Blethen Gage & Krause have been providing leagal services …

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    01 May 18
  • GasPumps

    The cost at the pump is rising and is not likely to decrease anytime soon. According to Triple A, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Blue Earth, Brown and Nicollet …

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    01 May 18
  • ice jam

    Lakes in every part of Minnesota are experiencing later than usual ice out but temperatures are rising and the Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone venturing onto remaining ice to use extreme caution — or …

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    01 May 18