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Hometown Hero Luncheon- October 17, 2016

  • HometownHeroGirl

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of January is 11-year-old Talia McCorquodale of Franklin. She is credited with saving her family when a fire broke out in their home last month. The fire at the …

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    08 Jan 14
  • NUCommunityFriendsThanksgiving

    The KNUJ Hometown Hero for December is a group this month: the New Ulm Community Friends organization. For 26 years now hundreds of volunteers have banded together to prepare and serve a free Thanksgiving meal …

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    11 Dec 13
  • MarionEdgar

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of November is Marion Edgar of St. James. Edgar has volunteered her time at area nursing homes for many years, and helped found the group Senior Partners. She was …

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    13 Nov 13
  • traci henry use for web

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of October is Traci Henry of Madelia. She is an ECFE and Preschool Teacher that is active in her community in many ways. Henry serves on the Community Education …

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    09 Oct 13
  • HometownHeroSept2013

    KNUJ’s Hometown Heroes for the month of September are Richard and Nancy Helgeson of St. Peter. Both Helgesons volunteer much of their time to the St. Peter Area Food Shelf, with Nancy serving as director …

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    11 Sep 13
  • casey eckstein

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of June is Casey Eckstein of New Ulm. Casey had just graduated from veterinary school, and after hearing about the devastating tornadoes that swept through Oklahoma recently she loaded …

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    11 Sep 13
  • CleoErickson

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of August is Cleo Erickson of St. James. The St. James native has been involved with the Watonwan County Relay For Life since it began 16 years ago. She …

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    14 Aug 13
  • RedWyczawski

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of July is Carl “Red” Wyczawski of New Ulm. Wyczawski moved to New Ulm in the 1950s and was elected mayor in 1970, serving 6 terms covering 24 years. …

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    10 Jul 13