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Finding Minnesota: New Ulm’s Fasching & Bock Festivals

Wishing for warmer weather hasn’t brought much change, so maybe goats, beer poking and even a kidnapping can help. The city of New Ulm has two big festivals on the last Saturday before Lent, designed to hasten the arrival of spring.

02/23/2014

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Prep Blog: State Dance Winners Crowned, Girls Hockey Preview

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already winter state tournament season in Minnesota high school sports. Just last week, state champions were crowned at the State Dance Competition at Target Center as well as the State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships at Giant’s Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.

02/18/2014

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Gunfire Exchanged During US Marshal Chase In NE Mpls.

An attempt by the U.S. Marshal Service to execute an arrest warrant led to a car chase and an exchange of gunfire on a busy northeast Minneapolis street Wednesday afternoon. According to Minneapolis Police, the U.S. Marshal Service was executing the warrant near 13th Avenue and Grand Street Northeast when the suspect fled in an SUV. Authorities attempted to stop the suspect four blocks away on 16th Avenue and Marshall Street when gunfire was exchanged. No one was struck, and the suspect fled again.

01/15/2014

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Meetings Set On Reducing Nutrients In Minn. Waters

Regulators are holding a series of open houses around Minnesota to give people the chance to review and comment on a proposed statewide strategy for reducing phosphorus and nitrogen escaping into surface and groundwater.

11/16/2013

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Minn. Humane Society Trying To Unravel Kitten Mystery

A Minnesota humane society is trying to figure out who keeps leaving litters of kittens at their door. This is the third time this year officials think the same person has dropped off a crate of kittens and some food at the Brown County Humane Society in New Ulm.

10/25/2013

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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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