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  • criminal charges

    A New Ulm man is facing sexual offense charges. Fifty-year-old Ken Leroy Rakowski was charged Thursday with three felony counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third, fourth and fifth degree. According to the criminal …

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    13 Jun 16
  • Flandrau State Park

    A 16-year-old Sleepy Eye male was injured at Flandrau State Park in New Ulm Sunday afternoon. The youth suffered a broken leg while he was cliff jumping into the river below with friends. Assistant Park …

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    13 Jun 16
  • VINE faith and action

    Three of the last Minnesota Counties that don’t offer a county-wide transit have enlisted a Mankato-based organization to study the need and implementation process. Blue Earth, Nicollet and Le Sueur Counties have turned to VINE …

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    13 Jun 16
  • Train derailment spills corn in southwestern MN town

    A train derailment spilled 23 cars of corn in the southwestern Minnesota town of Cottonwood. The Burlington Northern Sante Fe train derailed Friday evening. Crews were working Saturday to clean up the spilled corn and …

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    13 Jun 16
  • BlueEarthCountyCourthousew

    A Blue Earth County Corrections Officer was fired Thursday after a months-long investigation into behavioral changes and missing drugs. Thirty-two-year-old Jeff Cowell has been on paid administrative leave since October 9. According to a search …

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    11 Jun 16
  • MVED

    A special education director facing a harassment and discrimination lawsuit has resigned. Director of the Minnesota Valley Education District Anna Fleischmann submitted her resignation effective June 30. The district is a collaboration of 7 member …

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    11 Jun 16
  • car accident

    Four people suffered non-life threatening injuries in a one-vehicle rollover that happened Friday afternoon. According to the state patrol, 34-year-old Kristina M. Welsch of Lake Crystal was driving a Ford F150 west on Highway 60 …

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    11 Jun 16
  • Numas Haus

    Numas Haus of New Ulm is designed to provide a space for women and children to seek support and resources in a safe environment. The house is the result of several years of discussion and …

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    11 Jun 16