New Ulm makes Hermann bobble

NEW ULM, Minn. -- Hermann, the symbol of this southern Minnesota city, is now more than a 102-foot statue. He's a six-inch bobblehead.

The Chamber of Commerce took delivery last month of 1,000 Hermann bobblehead dolls, which it is selling to raise money for itself and to repair the statue.

A windstorm in July 1997 blew a wing off Hermann's helmet. The copper-sheath statue is more than 100 years old.

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