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  • Cuffs

    Three men were taken into custody this week for their connection to nearly 2-dozen burglaries and thefts in rural Blue Earth County over the past month. Most of the incidents happened during the overnight hours …

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    01 Feb 14
  • PlantClosing

    Nearly 50 area residents were out of work as of Friday following the closure of the Midwest Electric plant on Highway 22 north of Mankato. The employees of the longtime manufacturer were told about the …

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    01 Feb 14
  • DriveSober

    There have been no alcohol-related crashes during the Super Bowl over the last 5 years in Minnesota, and the State Patrol would like to see that continue. Traffic Safety Director Donna Berger says that everyone …

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    01 Feb 14
  • Flu

    The state Health Department reports that flu activity remains widespread in Minnesota.  The weekly update shows the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to drop last week, but more schools reported probable outbreaks.  There were 84 …

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    01 Feb 14
  • TemperatureSubzero

    The frigid January of 2014 is in the record books as February gets underway. In New Ulm in January there were 19 days throughout the month where the temperature fell below zero. There were a …

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    01 Feb 14
  • NUMCRibbonCutting

    The New Ulm Medical Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its $5.3-million expansion project on Friday. And while a few minor details remain, the new clinic entrance is now open and 28 new exam …

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    01 Feb 14
  • Crash

    A Le Sueur woman was injured in a crash on Highway 22 near St. Peter late Thursday morning. 56-year-old Judy Dabe was driving a 2001 Saturn southbound on 22 near Le Sueur County Road 102 …

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    31 Jan 14
  • LeviMinissale

    The suspect in the murder of a Mankato woman last year has been found to be mentally ill. 24-year-old Levi Minissale was charged with 1st-degree murder for the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend Yesenia Gonzalez …

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    31 Jan 14