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  • TourismPOTY2012

    The 2012 New Ulm Tourism Person of the Year award was presented to Opal Dewanz on Thursday. Dewanz worked at the historic Harkin Store for 27 years, is a member of the Minnesota Music Hall …

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    11 May 12
  • Fishing

    Thousands of people are heading to Waconia this weekend for the 64th annual Governor’s Fishing Opener. Explore Minnesota Tourism Director John Edman says the sport is a big part of Minnesota, generating around $2.5-billion annually. …

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    11 May 12
  • VikingsStadium

    The Minnesota Senate approved the Vikings Stadium Bill on Thursday on a vote of 36-30 vote. Governor Dayton met with the Viking owners following the vote, and Zygi Wilf thanked Minnesotans for their passion for …

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    11 May 12
  • MNDNR

    Expect to be checked. That’s the word from the Minnesota DNR on this eve of the fishing opener. Officials plan increased patrols along the state’s waterways, making sure people remove aquatic invasive species from their …

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    11 May 12
  • Flu

    The flu season continues to drag on in Minnesota. State health officials report two influenza-related deaths and six hospitalizations during the first week of May. There were also two schools and one nursing home that …

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    11 May 12
  • BurtonEwing1

    A Minnesota Security Hospital patient has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his mother while on a pass at a nearby park. 48-year-old Burton James Ewing Jr made his first appearance in Nicollet …

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    11 May 12
  • SiouxUprising

    Le Sueur County has been awarded a $3,600 grant from the state to honor militia members who helped defend the City of New Ulm during the 1862 Sioux Uprising. A marker honoring the 150 members …

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    11 May 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a resolution placing 5 teachers on partial unrequested leaves of absence. The reductions are reportedly the last of a series of budget cuts this year …

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    11 May 12