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  • CarolWeikle

    The Judges of Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District have appointed Carol Weikle the Court Administrator for Brown and Nicollet county district courts. Weikle will replace Carol Melick, who recently retired after 35 years of service with …

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    22 Jul 14
  • VikingsTrainingCamp

    The Mankato area is gearing up for the 49th Vikings training camp this week at MSU. Vikings players report to camp on the Mankato campus Thursday and the first practice is Friday morning. More than …

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    22 Jul 14
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making a few stops around the area this week. Today (MON) there’s a blood drive at the Norwood Young America Willkommen Pavillion from 12:30 to 6:30pm. On Tuesday St. …

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    21 Jul 14
  • BavarianBlast2014KrautChamp

    The annual Sauerkraut Eating Contest was again a part of New Ulm’s Bavarian Blast this weekend, and the winner was Mike McGinley of Lakeville. He won the Sauerkraut Eating Contest by eating 16-ounces of raw …

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    21 Jul 14
  • LittlePrairiePickersGermanPark

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm’s German Park with a free show by the Little Prairie Pickers. The concert starts at 7pm, and the New Ulm Puppet …

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    21 Jul 14
  • Unemployment

    Minnesota employers added 8,500 jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell a tenth of a percent to 4.5%. The Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Steve Hine says that government added 3,900 jobs last …

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    18 Jul 14
  • BavarianBlast

    New Ulm’s summer festival, Bavarian Blast is this weekend! It takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The festival features 3 stages of entertainment for all ages with around a dozen …

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    17 Jul 14
  • Chicken

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday narrowly approved of allowing residents to raise chickens within the city limits. The final vote was 3-2, with Council President Chuck Schmitz and Councilor Ken RockVam voting against …

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    16 Jul 14