• Battle for first in the MIAC Saturday in St Peter

    The MIAC’s two premier women’s basketball teams will square off Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. as conference-leading St. Thomas pays a visit to second place Gustavus for a 1:00 p.m. showdown on Gus Young …

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    28 Jan 12
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    MVL senior, Emily Wessel makes a first half free throw during MVL’s 66 to 42 win over GFW. Wessel finished with 16 points as did freshman Anna Munson. The Chargers improve to 12 and 6, …

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    28 Jan 12
  • Brandon Scott Sander

    Brandon Scott Sander, 32, of North Mankato and Sleepy Eye, MN died on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 in Sleepy Eye. A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, January 30, 2012 from 4:00 PM to …

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    27 Jan 12
  • chili 126121

    1-1/2 lb ground beef2 cans kidney beans1 whole can tomatoes1 small can tomato sauce1 tsp salt and pepper1 bay leaf1-1/2 tsp chili powder1 clove garlic, minced1 onion, chopped1 green pepper, chopped Brown ground beef with …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Winthrop

    The City of Winthrop got a new fire chief this month. Lonnie Bacon is the new Winthrop fire chief after Mike Trebesch stepped down from the position. Trebesch served as fire chief for 8 years. …

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    27 Jan 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a proposal to switch to a 6-period school day at New Ulm High School next school year. District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme says that the …

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    27 Jan 12
  • MNDNR

    Landowners in 21 southwestern Minnesota counties can earn money by allowing public hunting on their private land through the DNR’s Walk-In Access program. The WIA program is entering its second year as a pilot program. …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Drought

    Minnesota’s current drought will likely mean much less flooding this spring. The National Weather service says this year’s lack of precipitation means area rivers will have a lower spring flow due to a smaller snow …

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    27 Jan 12