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  • BaseballLights

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a Conditional Use Permit allowing the Essig Baseball Club to install lights at it’s baseball park. The conditions of allowing the lights include shutting them off no …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Tornado

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that it was a tornado that hit the City of Elysian Monday night. The 100-yard-wide twister was reportedly packing winds up to 85 mph. It travelled about 7 miles, …

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    21 Mar 12
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday held a public hearing concerning more than $1.6-million worth of upcoming road work in the city. The Municipal State Aid Street improvements will involve the reconstruction of water …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

    The Minnesota House has approved a bill calling for a constitutional amendment requiring voters to show a photo ID. Legislators in the House debated the divisive issue well into the night before it passed on …

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    21 Mar 12
  • KevinWolden

    A Hector man was arrested on car theft charges this week in Benton County. Authorities were called to Mid-State Homes near Rice at just after 9 o’clock Monday morning. Witnesses had reported seeing a man …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Burglary1

    The Fairfax Police Department and Renville County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the theft of cash and firearms from a Fairfax business over the weekend. Unknown persons apparently forced their way into the Farm Merchantile hardware …

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    21 Mar 12
  • SmokingBan

    Today (WED) is national Kick Butts Day. The program is aimed at getting young smokers to kick the habit, or avoid starting. Sponsored by the United Health Foundation, organizers of the anti-tobacco day says there …

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    21 Mar 12
  • TrumanPolice

    The Truman City Council on Monday agreed to reinstate a police officer that had been put on administrative leave for more than a year, and several councilors apologized for their part in the incident. Mike …

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    21 Mar 12