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  • Fatal

    A Waseca County District Court Judge has sided with the Minnesota Department of Transportation in a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by 25-year-old Fred Statz’s parents after he was killed in November 2012 …

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    15 Aug 15
  • BellePlaine

    A Belle Plaine Public Works employee was found dead last week in 16 feet of water at the city’s waste water treatment plant. Investigators believe Jerry Connolly drowned in an oxidation ditch within the plant …

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    14 Aug 15
  • New Ulm Police

    The New Ulm Police reported that one out of 10 establishments failed an alcohol compliance check Thursday. A police complaint was forwarded to the City of New Ulm and the Brown County Attorney’s Office for …

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    14 Aug 15
  • AmyKlobuchar

    Senator Amy Klobuchar was recently in New Ulm. She was on a tour of Minnesota and stopped briefly Thursday to tour the AMPI Butter Plant. Klobuchar was at the plant when the 90-pound blocks of …

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    14 Aug 15
  • Veteran

    In appreciation of all veterans, the Sibley and Watonwan County Veteran Service Offices are offering all era veterans and their spouses the opportunity to go to the Southern Minnesota Appreciation Event in St. James. Sibley …

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    14 Aug 15
  • FairmontWaterTower

    Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont is expanding its emergency room. When construction is completed the department will be nearly four times larger. Hospital staff, officials and city leaders ceremonially broke ground on the $4.5 …

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    14 Aug 15
  • 911-EmergencyServices

    The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Department says their 911 system went down Wednesday night. According to authorities 911 is automatically being rerouted to a different number and those with an emergency should still call 911. Anyone …

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    13 Aug 15
  • Burglary4

    A former employee of a Litchfield auction business has been charged with receiving stolen property and drug possession. Twenty-eight-year-old Devin Delbert Donald Blom of Pennock pleaded guilty Monday in Meeker County District Court. According to …

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    13 Aug 15