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  • Vote

    It’s the final full day of campaigning before Tuesday’s primary election. In southern Minnesota’s First Congressional District, Republicans Mike Parry and Al Quist are both vying to be the one to carry the GOP banner …

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    13 Aug 12
  • Detours

    Motorists travelling on Highway 19 from Highway 169 to Henderson will encounter a detour this week as bridge repair work is being conducted. A Minnesota Department of Transportation bridge crew will be repairing an approach …

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    13 Aug 12
  • DentalCare

    Minnesota dentists will provide free care to as many as 2,000 people at a mass clinic in Mankato this coming Friday and Saturday. The 2-day clinic at the Verizon Wireless Center is open to adults …

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    13 Aug 12
  • DrainageDitch

    Public informational sessions on “Conservation Drainage” are being held this (MON) evening in St. Peter and on Wednesday in Hanska. The meetings detail ways in which to save ground water, reduce rural runoff to local …

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    13 Aug 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross “Live Life – Give Life” summer-long blood drive campaign continues, with several drives taking place around the area this week. Today (MON), the Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Evangelical …

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    13 Aug 12
  • MeteorShower

    The annual Perseid Meteor Shower is taking place this weekend, and at it’s peak observers should be able to spot more than a hundred shooting stars per-hour. It’s expected to be a good year for …

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    11 Aug 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    Two more people have filed for seats on the New Ulm District 88 School Board. Chris Cook of New Ulm is Vice-President of Agronomy for the US at Syngenta. Jarod Spilman of Courtland also filed …

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    11 Aug 12
  • BOLD

    The BOLD School District has a new superintendent. John Dotson is a native of Des Moines, Iowa with over 30 years of education experience. He became one of the youngest school administrators in the State …

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    11 Aug 12