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  • Elmer Scheid

    On Saturday a New Ulm native will be inducted into the Polka Music Hall of Fame by the International Polka Association. Elmer Scheid started playing music at age 4. He graduated to playing concertina at …

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    30 Aug 17
  • restraining order

    The family of a teenage girl who reported an inappropriate relationship with a parochial vicar of the Diocese of New Ulm was granted a restraining order in early August. The order was granted against Father …

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    29 Aug 17
  • theft

    An 18-year-old New Auburn teen is facing possible charges after allegedly stealing a tractor Thursday evening and taking it for a joy ride. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says just before 9 p.m. they took …

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    29 Aug 17
  • From left, New Ulm Ambassador Kathy Van Roekel, New Ulm Chamber Director Audra Shaneman, Romona and Gary Sonnaberg, New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman and Convention and Visitor's Bureau Director Erin Laferty.

    Deutsche Strasse Bed and Breakfast owners Gary and Romona Sonnaberg have sold the bed and breakfast they started 20 years ago. They came to New Ulm 22 years ago to work at Martin Luther College …

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    29 Aug 17
  • Road construction

    All paving work has been completed on Highway 15 and Broadway Avenue in New Ulm, but traffic signals will remain in  flashing red mode until pavement markings are placed. Final pavement markings will take place …

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    29 Aug 17
  • American Red Cross

    Sisters both reached a milestone when they donated blood at the American Red Cross’ blood drive at Alliance Bank in New Ulm recently. Myrt Riebel of Sleepy Eye and Ruth Klossner of Lafayette each hit …

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    29 Aug 17
  • Ambulance

    A Fairfax man is dead following an accident with a lawn mower. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, emergency personnel were called Friday afternoon to the 46000 block of 670th Avenue in Wellington Township, …

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    28 Aug 17
  • prostitution

    Eight men have been arrested following an undercover sex sting in Springfield on Friday and Saturday targeting those seeking sex with underage individuals. The suspects arrested Friday have been identified as 20-year-old Shane Allen Madsen …

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    28 Aug 17