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  • SpecialElection

    A primary election was held in Watonwan County Tuesday to fill a vacant county board seat. The First District Watonwan County Board seat is open following the death of Commissioner Dwayne Krenz. The district lies …

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    05 Oct 11
  • NUCityCouncil

    The New Ulm City Council appointed Mayor Bob Beussman to the Police Commission on Tuesday. The move is due to recent revisions to the New Ulm City Charter which removed the mayor’s power to fire …

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    05 Oct 11
  • DeerVehicle

    Minnesota is number 8 of states where a driver is most likely to collide with a deer. The rankings show the odds of a vehicle hitting a deer in Minnesota are 1 in 96. West …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Fatal

    The Minnesota State Patrol has completed its investigation into a double fatality accident in New Ulm this past July that involved a New Ulm police officer. The accident occurred July 8th on North Garden Street …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Plaque1

    The Brown County Veterans Council has approved a $1,000 appropriation to erect a plaque on the site where an airplane crashed north of Comfrey nearly 50 years ago. The US Air Force B-47 bomber crashed …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Burglary3 (1)

    A 20-year-old Belle Plaine man made an appearance in court Tuesday on a felony burglary charge stemming from the theft of $450 worth of candy. Bradley Scott Christensen is accused of breaking into the Belle …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Deer1

    Dozens of special deer hunts are planned this fall at Minnesota State Parks. The DNR’s Ed Quinn says the hunts are designed to help manage deer numbers and prevent over-browsing. Some state parks will remain …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Arson

    A 16-year-old girl from rural Amboy was charged with 4 felony counts of arson on Monday in Blue Earth County Court. Amanda Rae Ristau is accused of starting a pair of fires Sunday evening on …

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    04 Oct 11