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  • Hermann Monument

    Attendance at New Ulm’s Hermann Monument topped out at 11,678 for the 2016 season. The monument was open 121 days with an average of 97 visitors per day. Total revenue was just over $30,000, setting …

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    07 Nov 16
  • Truman Senior Living facility to be sold

    Truman’s retirement home is entering its next phase of life. Heartland Senior Living is currently in the process of purchasing Truman Senior Living along with Parkview Care Center in Wells and Winnebago’s Parker Oaks. A …

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    07 Nov 16
  • Miguel Vasquez

    The trial for 27-year-old Miguel Vasquez who is charged with murdering his girlfriend in 2012 has been put on hold after Vasquez attempted suicide in the Brown County Jail over the weekend. Brown County District …

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    07 Nov 16
  • MN Music Hall of Fame

    The Minnesota Music Hallof Fame held its 28th annual induction ceremony Friday evening at Turner Hall in New Ulm.  This year’s inductees included – Garrison Keillor of Prairie Home Companion Fame, R and B and …

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    06 Nov 16
  • Kiwanis Holiday Lights

    Preparation is underway for the fifth annual Kiwanis Holiday Lights at Sibley Park in Mankato.  Officials have added more features to this year’s display.  Approximately 25 volunteers will put up a big tree today (Sunday) …

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    06 Nov 16
  • arrestw

    A woman is facing two felony charges after an informant told police she was shipping hallucinogenic mushrooms to her father’s home in Mankato.  A member of the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task force intercepted the …

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    06 Nov 16
  • Minnesota county map

    The state-run MNSure exchange is expanding contact center hours due to historically high call volume.  The first day of open enrollment robocalls backed up call-in enrollments for customers and the MNSure website had about 10 …

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    06 Nov 16
  • St. James

    A quick city council meeting in St. James this week featured the swearing in of a new police chief.  Rick Eisfeld was sworn in as the new chief and given his badge at the beginning …

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    06 Nov 16