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  • Miss Sleepy Eye 2016_Lauren Laffen

    Miss Sleepy Eye 2016 Lauren Laffen is commpeting for the Queen of the Lakes title at the Minneapolis Aquatennial. The competition takes place beginning Tuesday, July 18th and wraps up on July 23rd with the …

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    17 Jul 17
  • 2017 BB Parade17

    Bavarian Blast took place in New Ulm this weekend at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The New Ulm German celebration brought in over 2,000 visitors to eat, listen to music and compete in contests. The Blast …

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    17 Jul 17
  • Road construction

    The Highway 4 resurfacing project from Fairfax to the intersection of Highway 4 and Highway 68 will start on Monday. The project includes the resurfacing of Highway 4 for 13.4 miles, the replacement of 2 …

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    15 Jul 17
  • McLeod County

    The McLeod County Board will not be considering an increase to its wheelage tax. The county currently has a wheelage tax of $10 per registered vehicle in the county, which generates about $375,000 per year. …

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    15 Jul 17
  • Courtland

    The Courtland City Council recently approved new park equipment at a new park Red Shoe Park. The park is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Red Shoe Drive and Dobie Drive. During …

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    15 Jul 17
  • GSL

    Superintendent Chris Sonju told the Glenco-Silver Lake School board that the district is anticipating a September 5th start date for the 2017-18 school year. Sonju told the board that at the end of July more …

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    15 Jul 17
  • liquor_sales

    The St. James City Council agreed to move forward with drafting an ordinance to allow for off-site liquor sales only on certain Sunday’s during the year at the discretion of the liquor store manager. The …

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    15 Jul 17
  • Animal cruelty1

    Charges have been dropped for the Redwood Falls man suspected in the brutal beating of a cat. Prosecutors dismissed the charge of animal cruelty against 38-year-old Ricky Kruse, citing insufficient evidence to prove guilty beyond …

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    14 Jul 17