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  • SchoolBus

    The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office responded to a school bus crash Friday afternoon just south of Silver Lake. It happened at just after 3pm on McLeod County Road 2/180th Street. The bus driver was apparently …

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    14 Jan 12
  • NYA

    The Norwood Young America City Council got a new member this week. Richard Stolz was appointed to the council seat left vacant by the resignation of Chad Eischens in December. Stolz will serve the 1 …

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    14 Jan 12
  • SibleyEast

    The Sibley East School Board is expected to make a decision next week on whether to purchase upwards of a thousand Apple iPads to supply to Sibley East students. The proposal calls for providing an …

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    14 Jan 12
  • MarkWetsch

    Federal agents continue to investigate the connections between a string of bank robberies across Minnesota, and whether the man recently arrested following a bank robbery in Brewster is responsible. 49-year-old Mark Wetsch is believed to …

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    14 Jan 12
  • TomGillaspy

    A large crowd was on hand for the latest New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Hot Topics Breakfast Friday morning at the New Ulm Country Club. The speaker for the event was State Demographer Tom …

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    14 Jan 12
  • CheckFraud

    A total of 13 people face felony charges for allegedly cashing forged payroll checks at businesses across southern Minnesota, including in New Ulm. The phony checks were reportedly created on a computer by 36-year-old Baretta …

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    14 Jan 12
  • PollutedRiver

    Minnesota has added another 500 lakes and stretches of river to its list of impaired waters, raising the state’s total above 3,600. The 2012 list includes a total of 108 waterways in the Minnesota River …

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    14 Jan 12
  • JasonKrieg

    A man accused of shooting at an occupied vehicle outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Medford is being held on $1-million bail. 44-year-old Jason Paul Krieg is accused of firing the shots at a person waiting …

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    14 Jan 12