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  • EmptyGarage

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating the theft of a pickup truck from a residence on the 1200 block of South Washington Street in New Ulm this week. The report was received Thursday morning. …

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    05 Oct 12
  • Scam

    The Lake Crystal Area Chamber of Commerce is warning residents about a new scam being reported around the area. An unidentified woman is reportedly going door-to-door claiming to be fundraising for the Lake Crystal Area …

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    05 Oct 12
  • JesseBrudelie (1)1

    A Hanska man is in the custody of the Department of Corrections facing a felony drug charge. 32-year-old Jesse Brudelie was arrested after authorities allegedly found methamphetamine in his hotel room in Mankato. A judge …

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    05 Oct 12
  • MarijuanaLeaves

    A recent traffic stop just south of St. Peter on Highway 169 led to the discovery of over a pound of marijuana. An employee at the Holiday gas station in St. Peter had reported a …

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    05 Oct 12
  • Drought

    The drought keeps getting deeper across Minnesota. New data from the US Drought Monitor released Thursday shows that 96% of the state is in a moderate to extreme drought, up from 77% a week earlier. …

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    05 Oct 12
  • WhoopingCough

    Minnesota health officials say an outbreak of whooping cough appears to be slowing in the state. In the past two weeks another 190 cases were confirmed. That’s nearly the same number of cases that were …

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    05 Oct 12
  • HomecomingCrowns

    The High School Homecoming season is in full swing this week with 10 local-area schools crowning Homecoming Royalty throughout the week. The Homecoming King for Belle Plaine High School is Brandon Boateng and the Homecoming …

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    05 Oct 12
  • IMG_2817

    The annual German-American Day Parade will take place Saturday morning in downtown New Ulm as part of the city’s Oktoberfest festivities. The parade is sponsored by the German-Bohemian Heritage Society. Spokesperson George Glotzbach says that …

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    05 Oct 12