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  • Detourw

    North Broadway Street in New Ulm (Highway 15/68) will be detoured from Thursday, July 21st through Friday, July 29th for utility repair work by the city of New Ulm. The detour consists of Center Street, …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Jason Jespersen

    The half-scale model of the Wanda Gag Monument was revealed to around 50 kids Monday morning. There were snacks, activities and a talk by New Ulm sculptor Jason Jaspersen.   The final project unveiling is …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Cottonwood River near New Ulm

    A round of showers and thunderstorms moved across southern Minnesota Saturday night into Sunday morning. The Cottonwood River Basin saw 4 to 6 inches of raining causing the river to rise. As of this (Tuesday) …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Perkins reopens

    The New Ulm Perkins re-opened Monday, 90 days after a fire believed to be caused by a cigarette destroyed the restaurant in April. Dozens of employees and customers were evacuated safely during the April 17th …

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    19 Jul 16
  • drowning

    A 51-year-old man from Olivia has drowned while swinging in a lake Kandiyohi County. Authorities say Ricard Torres was attempting to swim across the channel on Big Kandiyohi Lake Friday evening when he drowned in …

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    18 Jul 16
  • John Swinford

    A 39-year-old homeless man has been charged in connection to an altercation at his wife’s apartment that led to him getting stabbed in the leg July 12th. John W. Swinford was charged Friday in Brown …

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    18 Jul 16
  • well

    A man was rescued from a well after he rescued his dog, but was unable to get himself out Saturday afternoon. Sixty-two-year-old David Arthur Machau was taken to New Ulm Medical Center with minor injuries. …

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    18 Jul 16
  • TrainCrossing

    A Litchfield man escaped with only minor injuries after his pickup was struck by a train in Meeker County Thursday, July 14th. The sheriff’s department says around 8:30 they received a report of a vehicle …

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    18 Jul 16