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  • ThinIce

    A group of 10 people fishing on the ice of Mille Lacs Lake on Wednesday found themselves stranded when a huge piece of ice broke away. Three area fire departments used a Hovercraft and boats …

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    22 Dec 11
  • Vote

    A special Primary Election was held for Martin County’s District 1 county board seat on Tuesday, and 2 candidates will now move on to a Special Election for the seat on February 14th. The top …

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    21 Dec 11
  • NUCityCouncil

    The New Ulm City Council approved the city’s 2012 budget and tax levy with no further discussion on Tuesday. New Ulm’s budget for next year will be $21.5 million, and the city’s property tax levy …

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    21 Dec 11
  • WinterSolstice

    Winter officially arrives today (WED), but for much of the state it still looks a lot like fall. Autumn 2011 will be remembered as unusually dry. Temperatures were cold on occasion but mostly above normal. …

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    21 Dec 11
  • Fire

    A farmhouse in rural Lake Crystal was destroyed by a fire Tuesday night. Fire crews were called to the home about a mile west of Lake Crystal at around 6:45pm, and found the house fully …

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    21 Dec 11
  • GrainBins1

    Plans to construct a new grain elevator in the City of Brownton were announced this week. Archer Daniels Midland-Benson Quinn and United Farmers Co-op on Monday announced the formation of a joint venture that will …

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    21 Dec 11
  • GOP

    Veteran political consultant Pat Shortridge says he will run to be chairman of the Minnesota Republican Party, while former state representative Mike Osskopp is dropping out of the race. Shortridge has worked for numerous Republican …

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    21 Dec 11
  • Dollars

    The Blue Earth County Board approved a 0% increase of the county’s 2012 property tax levy on Tuesday. The measure was approved unanimously, along with the 2012 Blue Earth County Budget. County officials say that …

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    21 Dec 11