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  • SpecialOlympics

    Congratulations to the New Ulm Special Olympics team on being the new Basketball State Champions! The New Ulm Chargers competed in the Special Olympics Spring Games at St. Thomas University in St. Paul this past …

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    26 Mar 12
  • PolarPlunge

    The results are in for another winter’s worth of Polar Bear Plunge events around Minnesota, and a record $2.85-million was raised this year for Minnesota Special Olympics. The money was raised at 16 events in …

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    26 Mar 12
  • FoodShelf1

    The New Ulm Food Shelf took in over 4,300 pounds of food in just 3 hours on Saturday. New Ulm Scouts went door-to-door across the city to pick up bags of food left out by …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Bloodmobile

    Blood drives are being held in several communities around the area this week as Red Cross Month draws to a close. Blood is a perishable product, so the supply must be constantly replenished, and one …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Pig1

    The 39th annual Polka Town Market Hog Show was held on Saturday at the Brown County Youth Coliseum in New Ulm. The show is sponsored by the Brown County Pork Producers Association. This year’s big …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The past week brought some much-needed rain to moisture-starved Minnesota. Some parts of the state got a good drenching, but not enough to ease the long dry spell. Climatologist Pete Boulay says we’re still under …

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    26 Mar 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    An Informational Meeting and discussion on the Renville-Sibley Fiber project is taking place this (MON) evening at the Sibley County Courthouse in Gaylord. The $70-million project would bring fiber optic broadband internet services to the …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Highway14

    The long-awaited Highway 14 construction project in southern Minnesota appears to be back on track. The project was nearly derailed six months ago by bids 31% higher than expected. But Mn/DOT Project Manager Matt Rottermond …

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    26 Mar 12