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  • IngridLiedman

    The New Ulm Human Rights Commission has announced the latest recipient of the annual Human Rights Award. The award recognizes people, community organizations or businesses in New Ulm who have contributed significantly to the preservation …

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    19 Mar 14
  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council is holding a public hearing on this summer’s proposed Utility, Street and Alley Improvements during its meeting this (TUE) evening. The streets slated for improvements include sections of South Franklin, …

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    18 Mar 14
  • BrownCountyCourthouse

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) will be considering the purchase of 7 new computers for sheriff’s department squad cars. The county would be using DWI forfeiture funds to purchase the more-than $26,000 in computer …

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    18 Mar 14
  • RSFiber

    Efforts to bring high-speed internet and phone service to Renville and Sibley County communities continue, and the RS Fiber Cooperative is holding a series of public meetings this week to update residents on the status …

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    18 Mar 14
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    There’s some more winter heading our way, with a Winter Storm Watch going into effect for much of the local area at 10am on Tuesday. Meteorologist Steve Woolenhouse says that we could see between 3 …

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    17 Mar 14
  • MissShamrock2014

    It’s St. Patrick’s Day today (MON), and the communities of St. Peter and New Ulm are celebrating. St. Peter’s St. Patrick’s Day parade starts at 5:30pm today at Broadway and Third Street and proceeds down …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives around the area this week as Red Cross Month continues. Our friends and neighbors assist the Red Cross in its lifesaving mission by donating blood, taking …

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    17 Mar 14
  • DrunkDriving

    There’s extra law enforcement out on our roadways this weekend looking for impaired drivers celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Jesse Grabow says their goal is not about the numbers of arrests, it’s …

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    15 Mar 14