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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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Tractor Driver Ejected, Struck Dead By Passing Car

A tractor driver was killed in a multi-vehicle crash west of New Ulm, Minn. Wednesday evening.

11/10/2011

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Prosecutor Reviewing Fatal Squad Car Crash

A prosecutor is reviewing evidence in a fatal New Ulm police car crash to determine whether any charges are warranted.

10/07/2011

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Family Fun Guide To New Ulm

Traveling to New Ulm is the perfect family daytrip if you’re looking for education, German heritage or Mexican pizza.

09/30/2011

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Candles Caused New Ulm B&B Fire

The fire that tore through a New Ulm bed and breakfast earlier this month, killing 6 people, was caused by unattended candles.

07/25/2011

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Officer Involved In Fatal Accident In New Ulm

Authorities said a New Ulm police officer was driving a city-owned squad car Friday when he got into a collision with another vehicle, killing a 51-year-old man.

07/10/2011

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Victims ID’d In New Ulm Bed And Breakfast Fire

Authorities have identified the six people who died in a large fire at the Bohemian Bed and Breakfast in New Ulm early Saturday morning.

07/07/2011

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B&B Where 6 Died In Fire Not Licensed, Inspected

The bed and breakfast house that caught fire, killing six people in New Ulm, had not been recently inspected and was not licensed for guests.

07/07/2011

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State Fire Marshal Investigates New Ulm Fire

At least one state fire marshal will help investigate the New Ulm fire that killed six people, despite the government shutdown that has closed the fire marshal’s office.

07/05/2011

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6 Dead In New Ulm Bed And Breakfast Fire

Authorities have confirmed that three people are dead and one person is still unaccounted for after a large fire in New Ulm early Saturday morning.

07/02/2011

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Suspected Explosives Closed Brown County Road

A bomb squad was called to investigate the contents of two military surplus bags, closing a Brown County road for about an hour.

06/27/2011

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Crews Go To Wrong House For Siding Job

When Marcella Sommers decided she needed to re-side her New Ulm home, she made a call to a Twin Cities area contractor — Schmidt roofing company.

05/24/2011

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Fire Breaks Out In New Ulm Concertina House

Firefighters were able to save a piece of musical history from a burning home in New Ulm.

04/23/2011

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Fire Breaks Out In New Ulm Concertina House

Firefighters were able to save a piece of musical history from a burning home in New Ulm.

04/22/2011

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New Ulm Hosts Huge National Guard Send Off

A celebration ceremony was held in New Ulm Saturday for hundreds of Minnesota guardsmen and women who will be leaving soon to serve in Iraq.

04/03/2011

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Flooding Apparently Breaks Gas Line In New Ulm

High water and debris in the Cottonwood River apparently broke a natural gas line in New Ulm, and more than two dozen homes lost service.

03/27/2011

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Flooding: New Ulm Braces For The Worst

The Minnesota River is expected to crest this weekend in New Ulm and city officials are bracing themselves for what could be one of the worst floods in the city’s history.

03/26/2011

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New Ulm Building Berm Against Minnesota River

New Ulm is building a berm to protect itself against the Minnesota River.

03/22/2011

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New Ulm Considers 4-Day School Week

New Ulm’s school district, looking for ways to reduce costs, is considering a 4-day school week.

02/07/2011

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Minn. Cities Urge Recycling Of Old Holiday Lights

The City of New Ulm is helping residents dispose of one of the most under-recycled holiday products — Christmas lights.

12/18/2010

Several people who live in New Ulm and several businesses are part of the project, including J & R Schugel Trucking Company. The company is owned by the family of WCCO's James Schugel. (credit: CBS)

Trucking To Be Heart Healthy In New Ulm

People in New Ulm are eating more fruits and vegetables, and exercising more too. The number of heart attacks has also dropped by 24 percent since the Heart of New Ulm Project started last year. However, project coordinators said they don’t take all the credit for that decrease.

12/06/2010

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