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  • Berg Hotel/Gaylord Park Get National Register Nominations

    The Minnesota Historical Society State Review Board will consider a couple of area sites among twelve nominations to the National Register of Historic places November 1. The C. Berg Hotel in Sleepy Eye and the …

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    27 Sep 11
  • Postal worker rallies today

    Postal workers around the state are set to stage rallies this afternoon as postal centers are poised to close and jobs cut. The demonstrations come as Congress looks to close thousands of post offices that …

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    27 Sep 11
  • CarCrash2

    The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a hit and run on Highway 14 just east of Cobden this (Tuesday) morning. According to the state patrol, a 2010 Ford Escape driven by Gary Berdan of Waseca …

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    27 Sep 11
  • New Ulm Girl Wins National Pedal Pull

    A 7-year-old New Ulm girl won a National Pedal Pull age group title at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota over the weekend. Cassidy Williams, the daughter of Chris and Laura Williams defeated 20 …

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    27 Sep 11
  • Highway141

    The first step in the Highway 14 expansion project between New Ulm and North Mankato will move forward as planned, despite going six million dollars over budget. This stage of the project was supposed to …

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    27 Sep 11
  • Gas leak leaves hundreds without service

    CenterPoint Energy says there are still a few hundred customers in western Minnesota without natural gas after a pipeline break Friday afternoon. CenterPoint’s Rebecca Virden says over 100 workers came to Morris, Hancock and Benson …

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    27 Sep 11
  • Fire

    A garage was destroyed by fire in Mankato early Monday morning. Firefighters responded to a full engulfed detached garage on the 1900 block of Third Avenue around 3:17 Monday morning. The fire was put out …

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    27 Sep 11
  • BavarianBlast

    A pre-Oktoberfest concert and also a fundraiser for Bavarian Blast will be Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in New Ulm. The highlight of the evening will be the return of the Alex Meixner Band, …

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    26 Sep 11