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  • Friendship Days_Nicollet

    Four young women have been named as candidates for the title of Miss Nicollet 2017. One part of the competition open to the public will be talent night that takes place tonight (Friday) at 8 …

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    16 Jun 17
  • prostitution

    A 60-year-old New Ulm man has been sentenced after being charged earlier this year with 5th degree misdemeanor prostitution. Mark J. Spencer has been sentenced to 90 days in the Brown County Jail, stayed for …

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    15 Jun 17
  • Highway 14 sign

    Initially the New Ulm to Nicollet and Dodge Center to Owatonna Highway 14 sections were included in the Senate’s bonding bill. But the earmarks were removed and the language governing the Corridors of Commerce was …

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    15 Jun 17
  • Gibbon

    A train derailed over the weekend just west of Gibbon. It appeared that three of the 25 cars left the tracks and went into the ditch, dumping the grain they were carrying on the ground. …

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    15 Jun 17
  • Schells

    The president of August Schell Brewing in New Ulm was recently inducted into the business hall of fame. Ted Marti was inducted into the 2017 Twin Cities Business Hall of Fame. This honor is presented …

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    15 Jun 17
  • State security hospital

    State officials and lawmakers toured the Security Hospital in St. Peter Wednesday to look at the facility’s recent upgrades, as well as tout the recent legislative victory with increased funding. The Minnesota Legislature approved $70.3 …

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    15 Jun 17
  • sentencing

    Teens who were involved in an attempted home burglary in Madelia in January were sentenced Tuesday. Nineteen-year-old Cornelius Ayers Junior was sentenced to 15 days in jail. Eighteen-year-old Kyle Thomas Nason of Sleepy Eye will …

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    14 Jun 17
  • Fort Ridgely_Fairfax golf course

    The Fort Ridgely Golf Course agreement failed for lack of a second motion for approval at the Fairfax City Council meeting Tuesday evening. Councilors commented they didn’t think there was enough money to make it …

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    14 Jun 17