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  • Michele Schroeder

    The New Ulm Farm City Hub Club has announced the 2018 Service to Agriculture award. Michele Schroeder of rural Courtland will be recognized at the club’s annual banquet and meeting in January. Schroeder grew up …

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    17 Nov 17
  • Toro

    The Springfield Sportsmen’s Club has a new Toro Timecutter MX5050 thanks to a recent donation through the Toro Giving Program. The program gives away lawnmowers and other equipment annually. Toro has maintained a tradition of …

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    17 Nov 17
  • Lafayette Fire

    The Lafayette City Council recently discussed how to clean up the site of a recent fire. Two buildings were destroyed by an October 27th fire. One building was owned by Dennis Fenske and the other …

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    17 Nov 17
  • drivers license

    There’s sharp criticism at the State Capitol Wednesday from front-line users of the state’s new drivers license and vehicle registration system. Scott Lambert with the Minnesota auto Dealers Association says since the launch of MNLARS …

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    16 Nov 17
  • Sleepy Eye School

    Sleepy Eye Public Schools were locked down early Tuesday afternoon due to threats against the school on Twitter. Shortly after 1 p.m. Superintendent John Cselvowszky received a call from the Tactile Institute from Washington, D.C. …

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    15 Nov 17
  • Senator Scott Newman

    Problems with the Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services continue after the department upgraded its computer system more than three months ago. The House Transportation Committee opened hearings for the new computer system in September. The …

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    15 Nov 17
  • Childcare shortage

    Sibley County has been working on the child care shortage since May as part of the Rural Child Care Innovative Program to address the child care shortage in Sibley County. The program is a community …

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    15 Nov 17
  • Disaster Relief

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton recently authorized over $140,000 in relief for Redwood and Renville counties. The funding will come from the state diaster assistance contingency account. Severe thunderstorms and flooding October 2nd caused significant damage …

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    15 Nov 17