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  • BrownCountyOutstandingSeniors2013

    The Brown County Outstanding Senior Citizen Award was presented to Wil Burdorf of New Ulm at the Brown County Free Fair on Thursday. Burdorf was honored for his long time service and involvement with veterans …

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    09 Aug 13
  • FairRides

    The Nicollet County Fair got underway on Wednesday in St. Peter, but there was one thing missing: the carnival rides. Crescent City Amusements from Louisiana was a no-show when the fair got started, but replacement …

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    08 Aug 13
  • ClosedSign

    A long-time New Ulm business closed it’s doors for good this week. Tires Plus on South Broadway in New Ulm closed after nearly 20 years in business. The shop was owned by the Farmers Co-op …

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    08 Aug 13
  • Thunderstorm

    Severe thunderstorms left damage across a swath of Minnesota’s midsection Tuesday night, including in the Twin Cities. The storms dumped large downpours and golf-ball sized hail across part of the state, from Morris, to New …

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    08 Aug 13
  • Crops

    The condition of Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops declined slightly for the second straight week amid a dry week across the state. In its weekly crop report for Minnesota, the US Department of Agriculture says …

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    06 Aug 13
  • Farmfest

    The 32nd annual Farmfest kicked off today (TUE) at the Gilfillan Estate west of Morgan. Highlights include the Farmfest Forums, which bring together top politicians and ag leaders. Today (TUE), Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz …

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    06 Aug 13
  • VikingsTrainingCamp

    Minnesota Vikings training camp continues this week in Mankato.  This is the second full week of training camp, leading up to Friday’s opening preseason game.  US Senator Al Franken will be stopping by training camp …

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    06 Aug 13
  • ConcertInThePark

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm with a free show by the Sleepy Eye Area Concertina Club. They”ll be entertaining the crowd in New Ulm’s German Park …

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    05 Aug 13