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  • Fire

    Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in an apartment fire in New Ulm Thursday night. The fire at the 2-story Ackerson Apartments at Center and Front Streets in New Ulm was reported …

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    01 Mar 14
  • Firefighters

    Three hog barns near Lafayette were destroyed in a fire early Friday morning, and nearly a thousand hogs were killed. Fire crews were called out to the Steve and Mary Langhorst farm southeast of Lafayette …

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    01 Mar 14
  • DarnellWhitefeather

    A Bemidji man who’s already charged with beating a fellow patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital to death has now also been accused of assaulting another man. Thirty-two-year-old Darnell Dee Whitefeather is already charged with …

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    01 Mar 14
  • Crash

    A Montgomery woman was injured in a rollover accident east of Gaylord Friday morning. 40-year-old Joanne Blumhoefer was driving a Mazda van westbound on Highway 19 when she lost control on a patch of ice …

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    01 Mar 14
  • Dollars

    Minnesota property taxes for this year are mostly static once refunds and credits are factored in, despite a highly publicized prediction that they would drop considerably. A Department of Revenue analysis released Friday shows a …

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    01 Mar 14
  • RebeccaBergman

    The Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees has elected the first female president in the 152-year history of the St. Peter school.  Rebecca Bergman will officially become the 17th Gustavus President on July 1st when …

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    01 Mar 14
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved more than a quarter-million dollars worth of maintenance projects for this Summer. District 88 Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says that the $250,00 roof replacement at Jefferson …

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    01 Mar 14
  • NarrenMayor

    It’s Fasching weekend in New Ulm as the community celebrates the German Mardi Gras, and the New Ulm Narren captured the mayor Friday afternoon to kick off the festivities. The Narren read a proclamation stating …

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    01 Mar 14