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  • PrincessCrown

    The deadline for young women interested in applying to be the next Miss New Ulm is Tuesday. Applications to be Miss New Ulm are limited, and are due by the end of the day Tuesday. …

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    27 Aug 12
  • DefendersMonument1

    Over 100 people gathered at the Defender’s Monument in New Ulm this weekend to rededicate it as part of Minnesota’s commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War. Retired Colonel Peter Mansoor praised the …

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    27 Aug 12
  • DakotaWarSiegeOfNewUlm

    Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War wrap up this weekend in Brown County. Today (SAT) is the anniversary of the evacuation of New Ulm in 1862 following 2 attacks on the town …

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    25 Aug 12
  • JLS StormDamage002

    Strong winds downed trees and power lines across parts of south-central Minnesota Thursday night, and caused damage to at least one home in McLeod County. The storm brought hail and straight-line winds to many parts …

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    24 Aug 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday announced the appointment of a new principal for Washington Elementary and approved 4 years worth of teacher contracts. Les Koppendrayer will officially retire as principal of …

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    24 Aug 12
  • Stiftungsfest

    The 151st annual Stiftungsfest is taking place this weekend in Norwood Young America. Minnesota’s oldest celebration includes live music today (FRI), Saturday, and Sunday, an arts and crafts show, children’s programs and a carnival, a …

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    24 Aug 12
  • PrincessKay20121

    A new Princess Kay of the Milky Way was crowned Wednesday evening to kick off the 2012 Minnesota State Fair. The 59th Princess Kay is Stearns County Dairy Princess, 18-year-old Christine Reitsma of Sauk Centre. …

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    23 Aug 12
  • GaryJohnson

    The Libertarian candidate for president has successfully obtained a spot on the Minnesota ballot this Fall. On Tuesday, over 3,200 petition signatures supporting Gary Johnson were submitted to the Minnesota Secretary of State, well over …

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    23 Aug 12