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  • CheckFraud2

    A New Ulm man faces a felony check forgery charge after allegedly writing nearly a thousand dollars worth of bad checks. 41-year-old Daniel Michael O’Hearn reportedly admitted to forging around $994 worth of checks, but …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Burglary Spree Sentencing

    A 20-year-old New Ulm man accused of taking part in a series of burglaries and thefts this past January in New Ulm has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 20 years of supervised …

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    19 Apr 12
  • State Hospital Patient Dies

    The state Department of Human Services is investigating the death of a patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. Officials confirm that a 59-year-old man died at the facility on Sunday. The unidentified …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Crops

    It’s been another busy week for farmers across Minnesota. The USDA reports that five full days had weather suitable for fieldwork over the past week, resulting in productive planting of oats, spring wheat and barley. …

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    19 Apr 12
  • LyleKoenen1

    Former state representative Lyle Koenen has been sworn in as a senator to finish out the term of the late Gary Kubly. Koenen says that Kubly set an example for how senators should conduct themselves, …

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    19 Apr 12
  • NUCityCouncil

    The New Ulm City Council spent the majority of it’s meeting Tuesday discussing a proposal to have the state help purchase a state-of-the-art $12,000 river gauge. The city would then be responsible for the $13,000 …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Highway14

    Representatives of the communities along Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato on Tuesday learned that their stretch of road is even more dangerous than previously thought. Senior Transportation Engineer Howard Preston told those on …

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    18 Apr 12
  • EmployeeTheft

    A former Mankato banker has pleaded guilty to embezzling upwards of $120,000 in customer funds for her personal use. 65-year-old Carolyn Faye Hampel of Jackson entered the guilty plea in federal court on Tuesday. She …

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    18 Apr 12