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    New Ulm Public Schools and Waseca Public Schools recently received grants from the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) to amp early childhood programming. The foundation invests more than $1.5 million each year in early childhood …

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    15 Dec 14
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    Blue Earth County had the second lowest voter participation of all 87 counties in the 2014 general elections according to data released by the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office. Most other area counties saw a …

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    15 Dec 14
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    A man charged in connection with Mankato’s synthetic drug case returns to Blue Earth County Court. Tyler Caputo is facing murder charges in connection iwth the deaths of 22 year old Louis Folson and 17 …

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    13 Dec 14
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    A New Ulm man is facing several charges after leading New Ulm Police on a chase down Broadway that reached speeds of up to 113 miles per hour. Brandon DeJong of New Ulm was charged …

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    11 Dec 14
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council has unanimously approved a final budget for 2015 that includes a 1.69 percent tax levy increase. City Manager Mark Kober says the final budget is $3,9134,620. He added that the …

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    11 Dec 14
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    A former Waseca accountant faces four federal charges. He’s accused of defrauding his clients. Roger Herman Goetz Jr. has four wire fraud cahrges totaling more than $115,000. These charges stem from December of 2009 through …

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    10 Dec 14
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    The Clay Hunt Act, a bi – partisan veteran suicide prevention bill introduced by Congressman Tim Walz passed in the U.S. House without objection on Tuesday. The Mankato congressman co-authored the bill with House Veterans’ …

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    10 Dec 14
  • Firefighters

    Crews responded to a house fire in Lamberton on Sunday. It happened around 6 AM at 600 Birch Street. No one was home at the time of the fire but two dogs and two cats …

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    09 Dec 14