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Council to consider Center and Garden study

NEW ULM — A formal engineering study to address safety at Center Street and Garden is being requested at the next New Ulm City Council meeting, Tuesday. The intersection of Center Street and Garden Street has long been identified as a difficult crossing for vehicles and pedestrians during ...

Hanska woman ordered to pay $50,800 restitution

NEW ULM — A 43-year-old Hanska woman accused of claiming fewer puppies than were sold while operating a dog breeding business was ordered to pay $50,800.38 in restitution in Brown County District Court Monday. Jana M. Makela received a stay of imposition for felony failure to pay or ...

Results from River Valley Dutchmen Snowmobile hill climb

Race results from River Valley Dutchmen Snowmobile Club Hillclimb February 4, 2023 Trophy Classes T500 1st Place Nathan Wagner; 2nd Place Andy Lilleodden and 3rd Place Joe Merkel. T600 1st Place Steve Gieseke; 2nd Place Hollister Struck and 3rd Place Nathan Wagner. T700 1st Place ...

Results of the 41st Sleepy Eye Ice Fishing contest

SLEEPY EYE — The 41st Annual Sleepy Eye Ice Fishing Derby was held Sunday. Cash awards were available in six categories. The six categories were walleye, northern, bass, crappie, sunfish and perch. The awards were $50 for 1st; $40 for 2nd and $30 for 3rd. During the contest, no walleye ...

Dist. 84 board considers coaching hires

SLEEPY EYE — The District 84 school board will consider hiring assistant football and track coaches at its meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8. Assistant coaches to be hired are Tyler Jensen and Troy Vangsness each at $3,000; and Dave Schroepfer, $1,350. Other hires as assistant track coach Kyle Ask ...

Highway 169 lane restrictions begin Feb. 13

MANKATO – Motorists are advised to expect daytime lane and shoulder restrictions on Highway 169 at the south end of St. Peter starting Monday, Feb. 13, weather permitting, as crews prepare for construction later this summer, according to the Minnesota Department of ...