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  • Ballotw

    During the 2017 legislative session Minnesota passed a bill authorizing funding for a grant program that will help counties replace and upgrade aging voting equipment. Finance Director Nicole Jorgensen reported to the New Ulm City …

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    21 Jun 17
  • Mankato

    An independent engineering firm hired by Jordan Sands says a controlled blast at Jefferson Quarry in Mankato was not responsible for the tremor that shook the Mankato area in April. At the time the U.S. …

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    21 Jun 17
  • Bicycle Accidentw

    Authorities say a 56-year-old New Prague man is dead after a vehicle and bicycle collided early Sunday morning west of Belle Plaine in Sibley County. The state patrol says Phillip Andrew was hit and killed …

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    19 Jun 17
  • Le Sueur Sheriffs Dept

    The Montgomery City Council is still without a police chief and is mulling over the idea whether to keep a community police department or hand off the management duties to Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Department. …

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    19 Jun 17
  • Bisonw

    Minneopa State Park has seen a boost in attendance and park officials attribute that to the bison range and its historic waterfalls. Saturday, June 10th, drew crowds to both the bison range and the waterfalls …

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    19 Jun 17
  • trade skills

    Big Ideas is a new endeavor providing opportunities for all ages to discover, explore and learn real-world trade skills. A free kick-off event will be held Tuesday evening from 6:30 until 9 p.m. at Riverside …

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    19 Jun 17
  • German Park Concert Series

    The Porchlights will highlight the concert series in German Park this evening. The Porchlights are a group from Mankato. They play a mix of altered cover songs in rock and blues. The music will begin …

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    19 Jun 17
  • fatal  car crashw

    A teenage boy is dead following a rollover crash Friday morning in Cottonwood County. The fetal crash happened on Highway 30 in Stordon just after 7:30 a.m. Friday morning. The state patrol says 17-year-old Jonathon …

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    17 Jun 17