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  • County Board Debates E-Cigarettes

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday discussed the regulation of electronic cigarettes. The battery-powered nicotine-delivery devices simulate tobacco smoking using a heating element that vaporizes a liquid. E-cigarette advocate Matt Black says that users of …

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    21 Nov 13
  • Deer

    Minnesota’s firearms deer harvest is down 6% so far this season from the same point last year. Two weekends into the season, the DNR says hunters have registered 128,814 deer. The season ended Sunday for …

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    21 Nov 13
  • RoadOpen

    Blue Earth County Road 17 between Mankato and Eagle Lake will fully open to motorists on Friday.¬† The segment will be open to traffic throughout the winter months, with the remaining project work then being …

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    21 Nov 13
  • Crash

    Two people were taken to the Madelia Hospital Tuesday afternoon following a car crash on Highway 60 in Blue Earth County. It happened at just after 2pm at the intersection with County Road 30. A …

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    20 Nov 13
  • GregorySunderman

    A 51-year-old St. Peter man was arrested this week over accusation that he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl from Mankato. Gregory Ross Sunderman was arrested Monday after an investigation by Mankato Police …

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    20 Nov 13
  • JailCell

    A Fairmont man was sentenced to over 4 years in prison on Monday for his role in the burglary and assault of a man at his workplace last December. 34-year-old Justin Kenneth Kabe was reportedly …

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    20 Nov 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    In a meeting that lasted less than 15 minutes Tuesday, the New Ulm City Council approved the adoption of the Brown County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan. The revised plan covers various hazards and disasters that could …

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    20 Nov 13
  • FatherWilliamMarks

    The Catholic Diocese of New Ulm has been named in a lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct by now-deceased priest Father William Marks. The lawsuit filed this week alleges that Father Marks sexually abused a male minor …

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    19 Nov 13