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  • Welfare fraud

    A New Ulm man accused of sexual assault is now also accused of welfare fraud. 57-year-old Robert James Sorenson has been charged with felony wrongfully obtaining public assistance in Sibley County District Court. According to …

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    03 Jan 18
  • Brown County License bureau

    The Brown County Commissioners approved a resolution supporting the maintenance of local license bureaus recently. The request supports additional compensation for deputy registrars to ensure sustainability in the new Minnesota License and Registration System. According …

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    03 Jan 18
  • Senator Scott Newman

    A meeting of the Senate Transportation Finance and Policy Committee has been scheduled for Thursday at the Senate Building in St. Paul to continue the committee’s oversight of the troubled roll-out of the Minnesota Licensing …

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    03 Jan 18
  • Lower Sioux Indian Community

    Vanessa Goodthunder has a passion for her culture. And she will be teaching the Dakota language on the Lower Sioux Indian Community. Goodthunder graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2016 with degrees in U.S. …

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    03 Jan 18
  • First baby

    The first baby of the New Year, Seth Donovan Ohlmann, arrived around 1 p.m. Monday at the New Ulm Medical Center weighing in at 8 pounds 14 ounces and measuring 21-and-a-half inches. His parents and …

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    03 Jan 18
  • Northrop elevator

    Fire crews battled the blaze at the Northrop elevator for 60 hours in frigid temperatures before they were finally able to clear the scene. By 7:30 Sunday night the tear down of the elevator was …

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    02 Jan 18
  • Trenton Bass

    A 17-year-old Hills-Beaver Creek High School senior continues to adapt to life in a wheelchair after sustaining a life-altering neck injury at a varsity football game. Trenton Bass began the season as team captain and …

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    02 Jan 18
  • Minnesota State Lottery

    Two lucky Minnesota raffle players are $1 million dollars richer. One of those tuckets was sold at Casey’s General Store in New Ulm. The other was purchased at a gas station in Forest Lake. Tickets …

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    02 Jan 18