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    Negotiations with four property owners have resulted in District 88 having the opportunity to purchase approximately 54 acres of land for the new high school complex. Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says money for land and access …

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    16 Dec 14
  • Crash2

    A Butterfield teenager died in a one-car accident on Highway 60 near Madelia on Saturday night. The Minnesota State Patrol says that around 10 PM a PT Cruiser driven by an unnamed minor hit a …

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    15 Dec 14
  • BlueEarthCountyCourthouse

    The woman who was arrested in connection with synthetic drug sales that led to the deaths of two young people from Mankato last March was sentenced Friday in Blue Earth County Court. Skylar Jo Schneider …

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    15 Dec 14
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    New Ulm Public Schools and Waseca Public Schools recently received grants from the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) to amp early childhood programming. The foundation invests more than $1.5 million each year in early childhood …

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    15 Dec 14
  • BlueEarthCountySeal

    Blue Earth County had the second lowest voter participation of all 87 counties in the 2014 general elections according to data released by the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office. Most other area counties saw a …

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    15 Dec 14
  • BlueEarthCountyCourthouse

    A man charged in connection with Mankato’s synthetic drug case returns to Blue Earth County Court. Tyler Caputo is facing murder charges in connection iwth the deaths of 22 year old Louis Folson and 17 …

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    13 Dec 14
  • NUPoliceDepartment

    A New Ulm man is facing several charges after leading New Ulm Police on a chase down Broadway that reached speeds of up to 113 miles per hour. Brandon DeJong of New Ulm was charged …

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    11 Dec 14
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council has unanimously approved a final budget for 2015 that includes a 1.69 percent tax levy increase. City Manager Mark Kober says the final budget is $3,9134,620. He added that the …

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    11 Dec 14