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  • 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
  • Vikings stadium 2

    The groundbreaking for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium will be on Tuesday, December 3rd. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority confirmed the date Tuesday. It’s the official start of construction on the nearly $1-billion football stadium …

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    20 Nov 13
  • CornRain

    The updated Drought Monitor from the National Weather Service shows that there was a slight improvement in conditions in Minnesota last week. Just under 62% of the state is experiencing at least moderate drought, while …

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    19 Nov 13
  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council is scheduled to consider a resolution this (TUE) evening to adopt the Brown County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan includes strategies and risk assessments for various hazards that could occur, …

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    19 Nov 13