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  • PropertyDamage

    Authorities are investigating an incident of vandalism that caused tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage over the weekend. The crime occurred at Hoffman Concrete in Mankato. When the owner arrived at the business …

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    25 Oct 11
  • PropertyTax

    The New Ulm City Council will be holding a budget work session this (TUE) evening. Property taxes in New Ulm are tentatively set to increase by more than $837,000 next year, a 14.88% tax hike. …

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    25 Oct 11
  • Fire

    The New Ulm Fire Department was called out to a report of a car fire on South Minnesota Street in downtown New Ulm Monday morning. Mike Paulson Sr. of New Ulm had gone into the …

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    25 Oct 11
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    The proposed pullout of all US military personnel from Iraq by the end of this year will not likely affect the Minnesota National Guard. Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Olson says the 2,600 soldiers with the First …

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    24 Oct 11
  • FoodShelf

    The New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf continues to serve hundreds of individuals every month. Executive Director Sharon Sanford says the number of people served was down slightly in September from the record usage the …

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    24 Oct 11
  • Fairfax

    The construction of a new public library for the City of Fairfax is underway, along with the renovation of a former bank into a new city hall. Excavation work on the future home of the …

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    24 Oct 11
  • RobertVerdon-thumb

    The cause of death of a 56-year-old Cosmos man whose body was found in a Renville County cornfield earlier this month has still not been released, but more information on Robert Verdon has surfaced. Verdon’s …

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    24 Oct 11
  • WindTurbines

    The University of Minnesota is flipping the switch on a new wind research station this week at the university’s UMore Park property in Rosemount. The research station includes a 420-foot-tall wind turbine and a 426-foot-tall …

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    24 Oct 11