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  • Wal Mart Evacuation

    Authorities evacuated the New Ulm Wal-Mart store Thursday morning after a person made a “disturbing” comment to an employee. New Ulm Police Sergeant Dean Barstow says officers were called over concerns about the individual’s behavior, …

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    30 Aug 13
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    30 Aug 13
  • American Red Cross

    Though the upcoming Labor Day holiday may mark the unofficial end to summer, the need for blood and platelet donors continues. The American Red Cross is encouraging donors to roll up a sleeve and give …

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    30 Aug 13
  • Ridgewater College Hutchinson Campus

    The Washington Monthly recently released its 2013 ranking of the nation’s 1,655 community colleges and Ridgewater was ranked high. With the importance of an education beyond high school tied to future earnings, experts say the low-cost option …

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    30 Aug 13
  • Fire

    There were some tense moments in Atwater early this morning (Thursday) when fire crews were called to the scene of a diesel fuel tanker truck that caught fire. KWLM reports Atwater Fire Chief Gerald Schwartz …

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    29 Aug 13
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    A slate of proposed security improvements at the McLeod County Courthouse in Glencoe has now evolved into a $7-million project. The McLeod County Chronicle reports the work includes constructing a new, secure lobby at the …

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    29 Aug 13
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  • Gust Akerlund Studio

    The Cokato Historical Society has received a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants program.  Cokato Museum Director Mike Worcester says the grant will be used to fund Phase …

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    29 Aug 13