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  • Sibley East School

    Although students are involved in learning at the Sibley East Middle High School in Arlington, final construction completion is still many months away. Superintendent Jim Amsden reported to the Sibley East School Board that he …

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    30 Sep 17
  • Military recognition

    A Norwood Young America Veteran received special honors in June when he was chosen to raise the flag at a Twins game during the National Anthem. Delford Beneke served in the United States Navy from …

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    30 Sep 17
  • Probation

    The father of a teen who killed his sister and then himself at a house near Mannannah in 2016 has avoided prison time. Fifty-three-year-old Thomas Jon Cunningham of Grove City discovered the bodies of his …

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    29 Sep 17
  • Jordan Sands Quarry

    The Mankato quarry that blasted bowling-ball sized rocks into a nearby neighborhood and caused an earthquake-like tremor in the city earlier this year has been denied a renewed blasting permit. An investigation by the Department …

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    29 Sep 17
  • American Civil Liberties Union

    A hot topic for a while now has been the North Mankato City Council placing restrictions on the general public who many want to speak on issues. Now, the Minnesota branch of American Civil Liberties …

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    29 Sep 17
  • taxes

    The New Ulm School Board approved a perliminary tax levy of 3.08 percent increase at Thursday’s meeting. After the Minnesota Department of Education finalizes the rate, the board has until December to reduce that amount. …

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    29 Sep 17
  • Backpack food program

    Ten families in need are getting extra support from Lafayette Charter School under a new program. Students who qualify are sent home with a backpack full of food for the weekend. Each student has to …

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    29 Sep 17
  • suspect

    The Eagle Lake Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspicious person who reportedly took pictures of school children Tuesday. Children walking home from school Tuesday were approached by a young, …

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    29 Sep 17