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  • Target logo

    Target plans to close 13 stores nationwide, including one in New Ulm and two others in Milwaukee and Superior, Wisconsin. The Minneapolis-based retailer says a decision to close a store usually follows several years of …

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    05 Nov 15
  • GASOLINE

    If you’re planning to travel over the up-coming holidays there may be something to be thankful for when you fill up the tank. “There’s no reason not to expect prices to approach two dollars sometime …

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    05 Nov 15
  • Student Writing

    As technology continues to expand and grow, schools are trying to keep pace. New digital learning days implemented at Springfield Public Schools will give students learning opportunities without even being in school. On Friday, November …

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    05 Nov 15
  • Election Results2

    Many local school districts had operating and bond referendums for voters to decide Tuesday. Voters approved most school district proposals. Mountain Lake School District passed a re authorization of a levy of $1,347 per pupil …

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    04 Nov 15
  • flashing stop sign

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation performed a two-day study on the intersection of Highway 4 and County Road 29 north of Sleepy Eye and the results are somewhat startling. The report showed that 11 percent …

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    04 Nov 15
  • TargetStore

    The New Ulm City Council discussed efforts to save Target at Tuesday’s meeting. Councilor Les Schultz says the council should take efforts to meet with corporate leaders to see if they can be swayed to …

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    04 Nov 15
  • Sibley East school building

    The Gaylord farmer who challenged the Sibley East School District referendum in court last year has asked the judge to sanction the school district for damages against him. In a motion filed Monday Nathan Kranz …

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    04 Nov 15
  • Blue Earth County

    The Blue Earth Board of Commissioners approved a half-percent sales tax that will generate $5.6 million in new transportation funding. The legislature enacted counties to pursue a half-percent sales tax in 2013 to provide a …

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    04 Nov 15