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  • winter storm

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no travel in the counties of Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Cottonwood. Roads are extremely icy and blowing snow is limiting is anticipated that other counties will be added to …

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    14 Apr 18
  • Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

    Organizations in 4 counties recently received over $30,000 from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. The Grand Center for Arts and Culture received $8,000 to continue their 2018 performing art series. The New Ulm Suzuki …

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    14 Apr 18
  • Jefferson Elementary School_New ULm

    Jefferson Elementary School in New Ulm recently received a donation for a stationary bike to add to its sensory room. Anytime Fitness of New Ulm held a fundraiser which raised over $300. Also, Sluggers Forever, …

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    14 Apr 18
  • 3Mw

    Three people were injured Thursday afternoon following an explosion at the 3M plant in Hutchinson. One person suffered serious injuries and two others were classified as minor injuries when a piece of equipment malfunctioned. According …

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    13 Apr 18
  • Animal cruelty

    A Blue Earth man who pleaded guilty to shooting and abandoning his dog was sentenced to 18 days in jail. 33-year-old Timothy Walter Glanzmann was convicted of felony animal mistreatment or death Thursday in Faribault …

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    13 Apr 18
  • Washington Learning Center

    A conflict between two adults resulted in a lockdown at the Washington Learning Center in New Ulm Thursday afternoon. Police were dispatched to Washington Learning Center on a report of two adults arguing. While authorities …

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    13 Apr 18
  • Courtland

    The Courtland City Council at a recent meeting discussed the high rate of speed motorists are using when traveling along Red Shoe Road past the Courtland City Park south of Highway 14. One of the …

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    13 Apr 18
  • Birthday celebration

    A Sleepy Eye woman recently celebrated her 103rd birthday. Veronica Johanneck is a native of Wabasso and moved to Sleepy Eye in 2009. Among the guests at Johanneck’s party at the Lake Villa Apartments in …

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    13 Apr 18