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Statewide tornado drills set Thursday

Statewide tornado drills are scheduled for 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., Thursday, April 24, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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Medical marijuana case continues in court

A Mankato attorney representing a New Ulm man charged with growing and selling marijuana threw yet another curve ball in the case at a scheduling hearing Tuesday in Brown County District Court.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, New Ulm, MN, Mankato, MN

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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County Board to get MNsure update

Brown County commissioners will receive a MNsure update from Brown County Income Maintenance Supervisor Teresa Schroeder at its meeting today.

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Related Topix: Schroeder, MN

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Seminar mulls - rural rebound'

A University of Minnesota Community Economics Extension Educator who grew up in St. Paul but recently bought a Clarkfield home hosted a Bridging Brown County seminar Friday on state population migration trends.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, University of Minnesota, Clarkfield, MN, University of Minnesota Morris

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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County Board OKs sponsoring grant, local match

NEW ULM Brown County commissioners unanimously approved sponsoring the Brown County Historical Society's application for a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage grant to upgrade the museum HVAC system on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN, Chaska, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Career Expo held April 9

NEW? ULM - More than 300 area sophomores participated in the 2014 New Ulm Area Career Expo on Wednesday, April 9. A seminar on personal branding was presented by Punkee Love Headbands creator Stacy Hvinden and NU-Telecom Marketing Specialist Justin Kunkel.

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN

Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Commissioners consider BCHS grant for HVAC upgrade

NEW ULM Brown County commissioners on Tuesday will consider sponsoring the Brown County Historical Society's application for a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage grant for the Brown County Museum.

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN

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Different Perspectives

NEW ULM Two author/educators provided very different viewpoints on the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and related subjects Saturday at the New Ulm Public Library and Brown County Historical Society speaker series.

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN, Morton, MN

Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Book sale starts Friday at BCHS annex

NEW?ULM - The Brown County Historical Society is holding its annual book sale on Friday April 11, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the BCHS Annex on North Broadway, which is the former gas station behind the museum.

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN

Sun Apr 06, 2014

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Dance with me Daughter; All right, Dad

The New Ulm Country Club was filled with the sounds of dance music and giggles during the Daddy Daughter Dance on Sunday.

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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Sale of Middle School result of long process

Author's note: This article is the final in a four-part series about the sale of the former school at 15 N. State St. written in a question-and-answer format.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

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Selling the school was years in the making

Author's note: This article is the first in a four-part series about the sale of the former school at 15 N. State St. written in a question-and-answer format.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, New Ulm, MN

Wed Apr 02, 2014

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Townships OK publishing ditch encroachment policy

The Brown County Township Association unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday at its annual meeting at the Eagles Orchid Inn, to share printing costs of ditch encroachment policy notices with Brown County.

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Related Topix: Nicollet County, MN, Watonwan County, MN, St. Michael, MN

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ARMER project approved

The radio site is needed to bring a more reliable ARMER radio signal to the Sleepy Eye.

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Related Topix: Sleepy Eye, MN

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ARMER project approved

The radio site is needed to bring a more reliable ARMER radio signal to the Sleepy Eye.

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Related Topix: Sleepy Eye, MN

Tue Apr 01, 2014

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Officials get Homeland security training

Brown County elected and appointed officials attended a Minnesota Department of Public Safety Homeland Security and Emergency Management Incident Command System overview Monday night at Sleepy Eye Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Sleepy Eye, MN, Moorhead, MN, East Grand Forks, MN, Montevideo, MN

Sun Mar 30, 2014

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Board to consider ARMER radio site project for Sleepy Eye

The radio site is needed to bring a more reliable ARMER radio signal to the Sleepy Eye.

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Related Topix: Sleepy Eye, MN

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County health behaviors improve

Health outcomes include the rate of people dying before age 75, the percentage of people in fair to good health and the rate of low-birth weight infants.

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN, Nicollet County, MN

Thu Mar 27, 2014

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Fed may have role in murals' future

The federal government may need to be taken into some kind of consideration when deciding the future of the murals at the former high school at 15 N. State St., based on information found at the federal General Services Administration web site.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Minneapolis, MN, New Ulm, MN

Mon Mar 24, 2014

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Training request on board agenda

The five-day Corner House basic interview training not conducted by the Department of Human Services costs $1,100 plus expenses.

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Related Topix: Le Sueur, MN, Blue Earth, MN, Nicollet, MN, Watonwan County, MN, Henderson, MN

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