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  • NUEagles

    Stanley Security is offering schools hundreds of thousands of dollars through the Together For Safer Schools grant program, and the New Ulm School District has been nominated. District 88 wants to make their buildings and …

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    23 Nov 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution to formally withdraw the district from the South Central Conference after this school year and join the new Big South Conference. District …

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    22 Nov 13
  • Unemployment

    The state Department of Employment and Economic Development released two months of unemployment data Thursday. State Job Analyst Steve Hine says the unemployment rate fell to 4.8% in October, the lowest it’s been in six …

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    22 Nov 13
  • BridgeBuilderAward2013

    Bridging Brown County held its 10th annual Networking Dinner in Sleepy Eye Thursday, and Julie Schmitt of Comfrey was presented the organization’s “Bridge Builder Award.” Schmitt has been a first responder in Comfrey and a …

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    22 Nov 13
  • TomDoherty

    Le Sueur County Sheriff Tom Doherty announced his retirement on Tuesday. Doherty has served Le Sueur County for nearly 37 years, and has been sheriff since 2010. He told the Le Sueur County Board on …

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    21 Nov 13
  • Deer

    Minnesota’s firearms deer harvest is down 6% so far this season from the same point last year. Two weekends into the season, the DNR says hunters have registered 128,814 deer. The season ended Sunday for …

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    21 Nov 13
  • RoadOpen

    Blue Earth County Road 17 between Mankato and Eagle Lake will fully open to motorists on Friday.  The segment will be open to traffic throughout the winter months, with the remaining project work then being …

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    21 Nov 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    In a meeting that lasted less than 15 minutes Tuesday, the New Ulm City Council approved the adoption of the Brown County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan. The revised plan covers various hazards and disasters that could …

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    20 Nov 13