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  • Cuffs (1)

    A 20-year-old Lake Crystal man is in custody after allegedly stealing a pickup truck in the City of Nicollet this week. The crime was reported at just before 1am Thursday. The truck was stolen from …

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    02 Dec 11
  • Flu1

    The flu season continues on a mild course. Minnesota is among about half of all states showing what the Centers for Disease Control terms “sporadic” influenza activity. The other half of states have reported few …

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    02 Dec 11
  • Explosion2

    The investigation into an explosion at a trailer in New Ulm on Thanksgiving night continues, and one of the men involved in the accident remains hospitalized. Andrew Schenk of Blue Earth and Jonathan Moldan of …

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    02 Dec 11
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    Republican Allen Quist of rural St. Peter was in New Ulm Friday morning as part of a 2 day campaign kickoff tour. The former state representative announced his intent to run against Democrat Tim Walz …

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    02 Dec 11
  • PaulTorkelson1

    State officials on Thursday announced that Minnesota has a projected budget surplus of $876-million for the current biennium, which ends on June 30th, 2013. This is in contrast to the $5-billion deficit announced a year …

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    02 Dec 11
  • Cuffs

    Drunken drivers are the target of a month-long law enforcement campaign that begins today (FRI). The effort will include 8,500 extra hours of DWI patrols on Minnesota roads. State Patrol Lieutenant Eric Roeske says the …

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    02 Dec 11
  • Burglary3

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating a string of thefts from garages in the community. The crimes were reported Wednesday evening and Thursday morning and afternoon. Garages were broken into at homes on the …

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    02 Dec 11
  • Santa1

    The holiday season arrives in the City of Lake Crystal this weekend with multiple events taking place. Christmas in Lake Crystal and Light Up Lake Crystal are both being held on Saturday. Chamber Coordinator Julie …

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    02 Dec 11