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  • State security hospital

    The St. Peter Security Hospital has come to a settlement agreement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration with the largest fine ever assessed for labor violations. The hospital has agreed to pay $20,000 and …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Brown County

    The Brown County Board reviewed the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Evaluation System report for 2015 at Tuesday’s meeting. Family Services Director Tom Henderson says the reports are a cross section of Brown County residents who …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Blue Earth County

    The Blue Earth County Board has approved the preliminary tax levy of 8 percent above the 2016 certified levy for a total of 32,815,184. The board also approved a preliminary budget of 113,429,965. Commissioner’s set …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Truman

    Truman Mayor Lynn Braunlee says in the coming month’s utility rates are set to increase. She encourages Truman residents to attend the November regular city council meeting. Ideas on how residents can decrease their utility …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Mnscu

    Most Minnesota Universities and public colleges are waiving application fees during all or part of October. The waivers are part of College Knowledge Month, an annual statewide effort to encourage students to apply to college. …

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    28 Sep 16
  • The Grand

    The former Grand Program Director pleaded guilty Monday in Brown County District Court to check forgery. Twenty-four-year-old Joseph L. Steinbach of New Ulm was charged in April with 5 counts of check forgery and theft …

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    27 Sep 16
  • New Ulm High School Construction

    Many changes took place at all district buildings for New Ulm Public Schools and the public is invited to take a look. Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says Washington, Jefferson and the middle school will all be …

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    27 Sep 16
  • Road open

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that Highway 30 east of Mapleton opened around 6 a.m. this (Tuesday) morning. It had been closed since September 22 due to flooding. All highways in south central Minnesota …

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    27 Sep 16