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  • VersoFire

    Verso Paper has sent layoff notices to a large portion of its Sartell workforce after a devastating Memorial Day explosion and fire. A spokesman for Verso says that a “clear majority” of the mill’s 259 …

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    26 Jun 12
  • BrownCountyEvaluationCenter (1)

    Police from New Ulm and Sleepy Eye, as well as Brown County Sheriff’s Office personnel spent around 4 hours searching for a detox escapee on Monday. A 17-year-old female escaped from the Brown County Evaluation …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Crops

    Heavy rain, high winds and hail slowed down Minnesota farmers in the field last week. As of Sunday, topsoil moisture in Minnesota was rated 73% adequate and 21% surplus. Only about 3-and-a-half days were rated …

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    26 Jun 12
  • SeniorCitizens

    There’s just under 1 week left to get in your nominations for the Brown County Outstanding Senior Citizen recognition for 2012. The recognition is based mainly on the variety, quality and quantity of community service …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Fatal

    Two people are dead after a head-on crash involving 3 vehicles in McLeod County late Saturday morning. It happened at just before Noon on Highway 15 south of Brownton near the Sibley County line. 19-year-old …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Drowning

    Officials are investigating the death of a 71-year-old Buffalo Lake Woman in rural Richmond Friday night. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a body floating in Little Cedar Island Lake in …

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    25 Jun 12
  • ConcertInThePark

    The New Ulm Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in German Park. Tonight’s free concert features the Ken and Ken Show. It starts at 7pm, and Relay For Life will again …

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    25 Jun 12
  • TextingWhileDriving

    A 19-year-old Franklin man faces criminal charges in Nicollet County for allegedly sending text messages prior to a car crash in Klossner in September. Four people were injured in the crash on Highway 15 north …

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    25 Jun 12