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  • Cows

    As farmers across the county mark National Agriculture Day today (THU), the Minnesota Agri-Growth Council is sharing new data on the importance of agriculture to Minnesota. The report puts total direct added economic value from …

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    08 Mar 12
  • Four day week for Dist. 88 unlikely

    It appears unlikely that a four-day school week for New Ulm District 88 will happen next year. The plan was derailed by the absence of current settlements with unions. Superintendent Harold Remme told a school …

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    07 Mar 12
  • Food shelf sets one day record

    The New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf set a one day record for usage Monday. Don Brand says there were 38 families that came in for food in the afternoon and another 16 in the …

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    06 Mar 12
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    06 Mar 12
  • Jefferson Elementary honored by Center for Reading Research

    The Minnesota Center for Reading Research honored more than 130 Minnesota schools in a ceremony at the University of Minnesota last week. Among the schools honored was Jefferson Elementary in New Ulm. The event recognized …

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    06 Mar 12
  • Judge considers change of venue for Nibbe trial

    A judge is waiting to hear from potential jurors before deciding whether Jennifer Nibbe’s murder trial needs to be moved out of the Mankato area. Nibbe is facing first and second-degree murder charges for the …

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    06 Mar 12
  • Bomb threat at Maple River

    The Mapleton Police Department and Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department responded to a bomb threat at Maple River High School in Mapleton Monday afternoon. Officials say a student found a hand written note in a …

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    06 Mar 12
  • Mankato East Jr. and Sr. High Schools evacuated

    Students at Mankato East Junior and Senior High Schools were evacuated for a time today (Monday) following the discovery of a bomb threat this (Monday) morning. School officials say a threatening note was found on …

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    05 Mar 12