New Ulm Chief Charged In Domestic AssaultThe police chief of New Ulm is accused of domestic assault and disorderly conduct. Myron Wieland is expected to appear in court Friday in Faribault County where he has been jailed since Wednesday.
2 Dead In 2 Crashes Thursday AfternoonTwo people are dead in two separate fatal car crashes late Thursday afternoon.
New Ulm Police Chief Arrested In Alleged Domestic AssaultThe New Ulm police chief was arrested Wednesday after accusations of domestic assault.
Lawsuit: Minn. Man Says He Was Abused By A NunA man who says he was sexually abused by a nun spoke out on Wednesday as part of the first Minnesota case filed against an order of Catholic nuns.
Judge Allows Public Nuisance Claims Against New Ulm DioceseA judge says three people who claim they were sexually abused by priests can proceed with public nuisance claims against the Diocese of New Ulm in southern Minnesota. Brown County District Court Judge Robert Docherty dismissed some counts in the two lawsuits in a ruling dated March 27. But he ruled the public nuisance claims can go forward.
Rain, Snow Moving Toward Southern MinnesotaAnother shot of winter weather is heading toward southeastern Minnesota.
Police: Partially-Clothed Man Found Dead In New Ulm Alley ID'dAuthorities are investigating after a partially clothed man was found dead in a residential alley in New Ulm. Cmdr. Dave Borchert of the New Ulm Police Department says the body was discovered Thursday morning. He says the man wasn't wearing a shirt or jacket and investigators have determined his body was outside for less than 12 hours.
New Ulm Police: Man Found Dead In AlleyA man was found dead in a New Ulm alley Thursday morning, according to police. Officers were called to a residence on the 500 block of North Washington Street at about 7:20 a.m. A man was found partially clothed in an alley. Emergency crews tried to revive him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
State Trooper Involved In Nicollet Co. CrashA State Trooper's car was sideswiped in Nicollet County Friday evening. According to the incident report, around 8:14 p.m. Minnesota State trooper was stopped at a crash scene on the southbound shoulder of Highway 15 in new Ulm.
Volunteers Find Missing Woman's BodyVolunteers have discovered the body of a New Ulm woman who had been missing for five days. <a href="http://bit.ly/12i0HcS" target="_blank">The Mankato Free Press reports</a> that 51-year-old Karen Schroeder left her home on foot Monday and wasn't seen again. The newspaper says the woman was reportedly dealing with unspecified health issues.
Southern Minnesota Canning Plant To CloseCity officials say Seneca Foods plans to close a vegetable canning plant in Arlington in southern Minnesota. Arlington Mayor Jim Kreft says representatives from Seneca's regional office told employees of the closing last week.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Oktoberfest In MinnesotaIn the town of New Ulm, Minn., you might notice a slight German influence. OK, a lot of German influence! If you want to know New Ulm's Oktoberfest and why it's the best, just look for the guy in lederhosen. His name is George Glotzbach, and he's as German as they come. Ask him anything you want, but be ready for more than a short story.