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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of November is Doris Brandt Wigand of Henderson. Doris is actively involved in numerous organizations in her community, volunteering with the local hospital, as well as Hospice, blood drives, …

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    14 Nov 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Heroes for the Month of October are 2 local-area men who rescued a Nebraska man from a burning vehicle near Comfrey recently. Nick Rients of rural Comfrey and Stetson Shoen of Springfield were …

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    10 Oct 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of September is Myron “Whitey” Helget of Sleepy Eye. Whitey was reportedly instrumental in beginning the Leavenworth Softball Team and concession stand, and has volunteered many hours of his …

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    12 Sep 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of August is Kay Schumacher of Arlington for her dedication to her community. Schumacher has volunteered for countless committees and organizations over the years. She has been a member …

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    08 Aug 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of July is Allyson Blickem of New Ulm. Allyson was on a weekend campout at Lake Hanska County Park when she saved a man’s life by giving him the …

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    11 Jul 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of June is Nicollet School Daycare Provider Amy Broring. She was recently honored by the Nicollet School Board for saving the life of a 1-year-old child. Broring was reportedly …

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    13 Jun 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of May is Lois Sveine of New Ulm. Lois volunteers her time in many ways, including helping with Meals on Wheels and the Red Cross Bloodmobile. She is also …

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    09 May 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of April is Pete Eggen of St. James. Eggen has been the driving force behind several annual events in St. James, including the Chamber of Commerce Runs, Freeze Your …

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    11 Apr 12