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  • ArchbishopNienstedt

    The head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is stepping aside from public ministry after an allegation that he touched an underage male. Archbishop John Nienstedt denies the allegations, but is removing himself …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Judge

    A 20-year-old New Ulm man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and 15 years of supervised probation for having sex with a 15-year-old girl earlier this year. Cody L. Stark received a stay …

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    18 Dec 13
  • KeithNovak

    A Minnesota National Guard veteran facing federal fraud charges made an appearance in court Monday, and the judge ruled that he will remain in custody while awaiting trial.  25-year-old Keith Novak is accused of stealing …

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    18 Dec 13
  • AprilToddMalmlov

    The executive director of Minnesota’s online healthcare exchange resigned Tuesday amid controversy over the rocky rollout of the state insurance marketplace. April Todd-Malmlov has faced criticism as well for taking a trip to Costa Rica …

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    18 Dec 13
  • 742547-132

    Reports of lights overheating, melting or smoking have prompted the recall of around 1,800 pre-lit, artificial Christmas trees sold exclusively at Menards. The trees were sold for about $300 at Menards stores between September and …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Dollars

    The state Department of Employment and Economic Development plans to open two new foreign trade offices in 2014. San Paulo, Brazil and Seoul, South Korea will join Dusseldorf-Cologne, Germany as the state’s three foreign trade …

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    18 Dec 13
  • NUSteelShredder

    The New Ulm City Council approved the city’s budget and property tax levy for 2014 Tuesday evening. The city’s tax levy next year will be increasing by around 3%. The $21-million New Ulm budget for …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Landfill

    The Brown County Board Tuesday voted to table the acceptance of 10-thousand cubic yards of contaminated soil from a downtown Mankato project for the Brown County Landfill. Brown County Assistant Planning and Zoning Administrator Desiree …

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    18 Dec 13