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  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    In a year that had deadly tornadoes, fierce wildfires and destructive floods in many states, the Southern Minnesota Red Cross assisted a total of 529 people after disasters in the region, part of the 146 …

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    19 Dec 13
  • Crash2

    Two teens from Gaylord were seriously injured in a crash on Highway 5 Tuesday afternoon. 16-year-old Ashley Grack was driving a Ford Explorer westbound on 5 about 3 miles east of Gaylord when she lost …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Crash

    A broadside crash on Highway 7 in McLeod County Tuesday morning left 2 people injured. It happened at just before 11am at the intersection with County Road 1 just north of Lester Prairie. A Chevy …

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    18 Dec 13
  • ArchbishopNienstedt

    The head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is stepping aside from public ministry after an allegation that he touched an underage male. Archbishop John Nienstedt denies the allegations, but is removing himself …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Judge

    A 20-year-old New Ulm man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and 15 years of supervised probation for having sex with a 15-year-old girl earlier this year. Cody L. Stark received a stay …

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    18 Dec 13
  • 742547-132

    Reports of lights overheating, melting or smoking have prompted the recall of around 1,800 pre-lit, artificial Christmas trees sold exclusively at Menards. The trees were sold for about $300 at Menards stores between September and …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Dollars

    The state Department of Employment and Economic Development plans to open two new foreign trade offices in 2014. San Paulo, Brazil and Seoul, South Korea will join Dusseldorf-Cologne, Germany as the state’s three foreign trade …

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    18 Dec 13
  • NUSteelShredder

    The New Ulm City Council approved the city’s budget and property tax levy for 2014 Tuesday evening. The city’s tax levy next year will be increasing by around 3%. The $21-million New Ulm budget for …

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    18 Dec 13