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  • MNsure

    Minnesota’s health insurance exchange saw a sizable last-minute spike in enrollment ahead of the deadline for coverage that took effect with the new year. MNsure released its latest enrollment figures Friday. The agency says that …

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    04 Jan 14
  • LarkspurInterior

    The cleanup continues at Lola’s Larkspur Market in New Ulm after a water pipe broke at the restaurant early New Year’s Eve morning. Owner Lacey Lueth says she got a call from an upstairs neighbor …

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    04 Jan 14
  • HubClub

    The New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club has announced this year’s recipients of the organization’s Service To Agriculture award. Pete and Linda Neigebauer of Courtland will be honored during the Hub Club’s Annual Meeting and Banquet …

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    04 Jan 14
  • Fire

    The New Ulm Fire Department was called out to New Ulm Steel and Recycling this (FRI) morning after a report of smoke in the building at their location on the south end of New Ulm. …

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    03 Jan 14
  • Crash

    Two people were hurt Thursday afternoon when their car collided with a dump truck on an icy Interstate 90 near Fairmont. It happened at just after 3:30pm at the junction with Martin County Road 39. …

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    03 Jan 14
  • AlexWellmannMartinez

    A 24-year-old Sleepy Eye man is facing a felony drug charge in Brown County Court after getting caught with methamphetamine. Alex Michael Wellmann-Martinez made his first appearance in court this week on the 5th-degree possession …

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    03 Jan 14
  • DrunkDriving

    Preliminary numbers show there were 106 DWI arrests statewide during the New Year’s holiday. The State Patrol says that since Christmas Eve there have been a total of 660 drunk driving arrests in our state. …

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    03 Jan 14
  • HospitalPatient

    The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting a big spike in influenza activity across the state. The latest update shows 71 flu-related hospitalizations over the past week, nearly double the number from the previous week, …

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    03 Jan 14