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Minn. Lawsuit Accuses Dead Irish Priest Of Abuse

A man who says he was sexually abused by an Irish priest in Minnesota in 1982 is suing the Diocese of New Ulm, taking advantage of a new law easing the state’s statute of limitations for victims of childhood sexual abuse.

06/18/2013

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Kottke, Alm Among Minn. Music Hall Inductees

Guitarist Leo Kottke and country and rock singer Mary Jane Alm are among this year’s inductees into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. Also being inducted are Twin Cities jazz singer Dennis Spears, accordionist Lorren Lindevig of Cloquet, old-time band leader Leon Olsen of New Ulm and the renowned St. Olaf Choir from St. Olaf College in Northfield.

06/14/2013

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Prep Blog: Previewing The Girls State Softball Tournament

Caswell Park in North Mankato will be a busy place later this week as 24 teams over three classes have been finalized for the State Girls Softball Tournament. It should be one of the most competitive tournaments across the board in recent memory.

06/05/2013

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Texas Murder-Suicide Victims IDed; Tip From Minn.

Authorities have identified three people found dead in a San Antonio house after a tip from a Minnesota trucking company.

03/22/2013

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Texas Murder-Suicide Victims ID’d; Tip From Minn.

Authorities have identified three people found dead in a San Antonio house after a tip from a Minnesota trucking company.

03/22/2013

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Schell’s Brewery Deer Park Buck Found Killed

Authorities are investigating a case of apparent animal cruelty after one of the bucks at the popular deer park at the Schell’s Brewing Company in New Ulm was found killed.

03/22/2013

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Apparent Texas Murder-Suicide Has Minnesota Tie

A phone call from a Minnesota trucking company led police in gas masks to a grisly scene.

03/21/2013

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Flu Outbreak Leads To Visitor Limits At S. Central Hospitals

The southern part of the state is described as the epicenter of the outbreak this year.

01/07/2013

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Extra Security At Sleepy Eye, New Ulm Schools After Online Threat

Extra security is now in place with students resuming class in Sleepy Eye and New Ulm Monday. The action was taken after a teenager was arrested for allegedly posting threats on Facebook.

01/07/2013

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New Ulm Woman, 79, Dies In House Fire

A 79-year-old rural New Ulm woman died Saturday morning in a house fire, authorities say.

12/08/2012

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits In New Ulm B&B Fire Settled

The lawsuits that emerged in the aftermath of a deadly fire at a New Ulm bed and breakfast have been settled.

12/05/2012

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Best Ways To Celebrate Native American History

November’s Native American History Month, and it’s coinciding with the sesquicentennial of U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, giving all the more reason to learn more about the event and the people involved.

11/05/2012

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Minn. Music Hall Of Fame Inducts New Members

The Minnesota Music Hall of Fame has inducted a new class. The Hall of Fame held its 24th annual induction ceremony and banquet Friday night in New Ulm.

11/03/2012

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Woman Is Sentenced In Minn. Wal-Mart Kidnapping

A Worthington woman accused of making a bomb threat, taking a Wal-Mart cashier hostage and forcing her into the parking lot has been sentenced to about six months in jail.

10/18/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Bethel’s Brainy Gavin Maurer Up For 2 Nat’l Scholar Awards

It’s safe to say Gavin Maurer’s got a secure handle on things, i.e. the game of life.

10/17/2012

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2 Good Samaritans Rescue Man From Burning Car Near New Ulm

A 74-year-old man had to rescued from a burning car near New Ulm on Sunday after his car left the road, went into a ditch and caught fire, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.

10/02/2012

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Town Fights To Keep Neighborhood Horse, But City Wants Less Mess

A man in New Ulm raised a stink about his unusual neighbor, and the city nearly kicked him out.

06/06/2012

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New Ulm Girl Thrilled To Meet President

President Obama’s visit to Minnesota made a dream come true for a 16-year-old girl from New Ulm.

06/01/2012

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Heavy Rain, Mudslide Slows Twin Cities Commute

Minnesota transportation officials are anticipating additional road closures Thursday as heavy thunderstorms redevelop in parts of the state.

05/24/2012

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High Winds Trash Cars At Minn. Dealership

A burst of strong winds has damaged dozens of vehicles at a south-central Minnesota car dealership.

05/23/2012

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Minnesota Finally Overcoming Drought, Now Floods Are Possible

We had a dry fall, winter, and spring – until recently as many parts of the state have received several inches of rain in the past week.

05/11/2012

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Student Pat-Downs After H.S. Bomb Threat

Students at New Ulm High School will get a pat-down on the way to class because officials found a written bomb threat at the school Thursday.

03/02/2012

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Bock Fest 2012 & German Mardi Gras

Join the thousands of loyal fans who flock to the historic August Schell Brewery Grounds in New Ulm, MN each year to partake in the celebration of winter.

02/18/2012

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2 Districts Decide If 4-Day School Week Would Save $$

Parents in two Minnesota school districts will have another chance to get their voices heard on moving to a four-day school week.

01/25/2012

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Judge Threatens To Toss Suit Against Minn. Diocese

A federal judge is threatening to throw out a Nevada man’s lawsuit against a diocese in southwestern Minnesota over claims he was sexually abused by an Irish priest.

12/12/2011

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