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  • SpecialOlympics

    The New Ulm Special Olympics Team is holding a special fundraiser this Saturday. Special Olympians and their coaches will be on top of the roof of the New Ulm Hy-Vee store, asking for donations to …

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    06 Sep 13
  • 3M

    Minnesota-based 3M is building a $150-million research and development facility at its Maplewood campus. The 400,000-square-foot building will eventually house 700 scientists and researchers working on 3 of 3M’s five businesses – electrical and energy, …

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    06 Sep 13
  • NUSteelShredder

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday spent well over an hour discussing alleged noise violations by New Ulm Steel and Recycling. The company began using an industrial metal shredder this year, and several nearby …

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    05 Sep 13
  • Dollars

    The McLeod County Board approved a preliminary budget for 2014 this week which calls for a 2.27% increase in the county’s property tax levy. McLeod County has had several years of no levy increases, with …

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    05 Sep 13
  • ArchbishopNienstedt

    Archbishop John Nienstedt is calling for federal reform that provides a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Minnesota told a group at the Saint Thomas Law School …

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    05 Sep 13
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed property tax levy increase for next year of 3.19%. The $11,700 Brown County levy for 2014 is based on a draft 2014 county budget of …

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    04 Sep 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday reviewed the preliminary budget and tax levy for the city for 2014. The proposed property tax levy increase for New Ulm next year had been around $68,400, which …

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    04 Sep 13
  • RoadWorkPilotCar

    A $1.8-million project will get underway on Highway 212 near Olivia next week, and motorists can expect delays. Crews will be resurfacing the highway and completing other improvements from just east of Danube to the …

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    04 Sep 13