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  • Vote

    A special Primary Election was held for Martin County‚Äôs District 1 county board seat on Tuesday, and 2 candidates will now move on to a Special Election for the seat on February 14th. The top …

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    21 Dec 11
  • NUCityCouncil

    The New Ulm City Council approved the city’s 2012 budget and tax levy with no further discussion on Tuesday. New Ulm’s budget for next year will be $21.5 million, and the city’s property tax levy …

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    21 Dec 11
  • WinterSolstice

    Winter officially arrives today (WED), but for much of the state it still looks a lot like fall. Autumn 2011 will be remembered as unusually dry. Temperatures were cold on occasion but mostly above normal. …

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    21 Dec 11
  • Fire

    A farmhouse in rural Lake Crystal was destroyed by a fire Tuesday night. Fire crews were called to the home about a mile west of Lake Crystal at around 6:45pm, and found the house fully …

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    21 Dec 11
  • GrainBins1

    Plans to construct a new grain elevator in the City of Brownton were announced this week. Archer Daniels Midland-Benson Quinn and United Farmers Co-op on Monday announced the formation of a joint venture that will …

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    21 Dec 11
  • Dollars

    The Blue Earth County Board approved a 0% increase of the county’s 2012 property tax levy on Tuesday. The measure was approved unanimously, along with the 2012 Blue Earth County Budget. County officials say that …

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    21 Dec 11
  • Former Mankato Official’s Wife Sentenced

    The wife of Mankato’s former Public Safety Director has been sentenced to perform 120 hours of community service after pleading guilty to felony theft. 65-year-old Mary Huettl was sentenced for the crime Tuesday. She had …

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    21 Dec 11
  • SafeandSober

    More than 820 DWI arrests have been made in Minnesota midway through a month-long drunk driving enforcement campaign. Several law enforcement agencies report making arrests where the driver registered a blood alcohol level of .30 …

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    20 Dec 11