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  • Flu

    Minnesota’s flu season is intensifying, with twice as many people hospitalized this past week as the week before, and a fatality has now been reported. The victim was a man in his 60s who had …

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    21 Dec 12
  • Drought

    Residents in southern and southwestern parts of Minnesota are beginning to feel the harsh reality of the ongoing drought hampering the Midwest. Residential wells for some have run dry as aquifers continue to shrink. Some …

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    21 Dec 12
  • Melchert-Dinkel1

    An attorney for a former southern Minnesota nurse convicted of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves says his client was merely supporting his alleged victims and had no influence on their actions. …

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    21 Dec 12
  • HaroldRemme1

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board delayed the approval of an agreement to sell the former New Ulm Middle School property during its meeting Thursday evening, and Superintendent Harold Remme announced that he will …

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    21 Dec 12
  • GFW

    The GFW School Board got a new member this week. Angel Munoz was sworn in to replace long-time GFW School Board member Tom Van Hon, who has been appointed a district court judge for Montevideo. …

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    21 Dec 12
  • WinterDriving

    The latest winter storm only grazed the local area on Thursday, and we got off easy compared to folks in Iowa and Wisconsin. There was just a trace of snow in New Ulm over the …

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    21 Dec 12
  • RetailWorker

    Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell to 5.7% in November. State Job Analyst Steve Hine says that a good start to the holiday shopping season helped with what was the strongest monthly gain in retail employment in …

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    21 Dec 12
  • NUMC

    The New Ulm Medical Center Board of Trustees honored this year’s recipient of the hospital’s “Legends of Medicine” award Thursday evening. Harold Fenske was responsible for organizing the merger between the Union Hospital and Loretta …

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    21 Dec 12