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  • A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang

    The world watched anxiously on Wednesday as North Korea staged a huge funeral in the capital, Pyongyang, for former leader Kim Jong-il, searching for signs of what to expect from the isolated nation that may be close to attaining nuclear weapons capacity.

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    28 Dec 11
  • Fire-Forest

    The snow drought across much of Minnesota has raised the fire danger and led to a requirement for burning permits. Firefighters have already squelched one big wildfire in northwestern Minnesota. The DNR’s Jean Goad says …

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    28 Dec 11
  • Rodenberg1

    Brown County Judge John Rodenberg was one of two judges named to the Minnesota Court of Appeals by Governor Mark Dayton on Tuesday. Rodenberg, who lives in New Ulm, will fill one of the two …

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    28 Dec 11
  • DaveSenjem1

    The Minnesota Senate has a new Majority Leader. Following a daylong private meeting, Senate Republicans on Tuesday selected Dave Senjem of Rochester as their leader. Senjem is a retired environmental affairs officer for the Mayo …

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    28 Dec 11
  • Mankato Cab Driver Robber Arrested

    The man wanted by police for allegedly robbing a cab driver at knifepoint in Mankato recently was arrested on Monday. 41-year-old Timothy Lamont Ayers was spotted going into a Mankato home at around 4pm and …

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    28 Dec 11
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday approved salary increases for elected and appointed county officials. The County Commissioner salary for 2012 was increased by $500 to $21,250, but the board agreed to lower their per-diem …

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    28 Dec 11
  • NewUlmSeal

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved rate increases for both Water and Wastewater for the upcoming year, and approved the 2012 PUC budget. The biggest changes in PUC rates will be in …

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    28 Dec 11
  • Swimming

    Christmas is over, but the kids are still out of school, so the New Ulm Park and Rec Department has several activities planned over the next few days. Today (TUE) is an open swim and …

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    27 Dec 11