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  • PeteEggen

    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
  • tif1

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of March is Daniel Havemeier of Sleepy Eye. Daniel was driving on Highway 14 east of Essig last summer when he noticed a 4-wheeler flipped over in the ditch. …

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    14 Mar 12
  • HometownHero

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of February is Stan Boushek of Redwood Falls. Stan is a mail carrier in the rural Echo area who spotted a woman who had fallen on the ice lying …

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    01 Feb 12
  • glen and carol for cloud 1-12

    KNUJ’s Hometown Heroes for the month of January are Glen and Carol Setterholm of New Ulm. The Setterholms exemplify the definition of good neighbors, often going above and beyond expectations in helping those in need …

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    11 Jan 12
  • rondegner

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of December is Ron Degner of Franklin. Along with serving as the Mayor of Franklin for the past 20 years and the President of the Franklin Lions Club, Degner …

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    19 Dec 11
  • AshleyMendenhall1

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of November is 9-year-old Ashley Mendenhall of Truman. The daughter of Sam Mendenhall and Cindy Trieder was presented a lifesaver award by the Truman Fire Department last month after her …

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    09 Nov 11
  • myrtle use for web1

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of October is Myrtle Gieseke of rural New Ulm. The Brighton Township resident has dedicated her time to numerous organizations and activities over the years. She has volunteered at …

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    12 Oct 11
  • hometownhero

    The Hometown Hero Banquet was held on Monday, September 26, at the Holiday Inn, New Ulm. Twelve Hometown Heroes were honored at the banquet. The Hometown Hero program is brought to you by KNUJ AM 860, SAM 107.3 FM and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

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    26 Sep 11