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  • Watonwan County Senior Volunteers of the Year

    The Watonwan County Senior Volunteers of the Year are both from Madelia. Mattie Spiess and Dr. James Eiselt received the award recently during the Watonwan County Fair. Shelle Daley of Shellee’s Greenhouse nominated Spiess who …

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    02 Aug 16
  • Miss New Ulm

    The Miss New Ulm competition will be held on September 24th at the New Ulm Event Center. Beginning today, applications may be picked up at the main fire hall until August 23rd. Applications are limited …

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    02 Aug 16
  • GasPumps

    Summer travel by car hasn’t been this cheap in over a decade and petroleum analysts and Triple A say it should stay that way for a while. The average retail gas prices in Minnesota have …

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    01 Aug 16
  • Road closed

    Despite a rainy summer, the Highway 169 flood mitigation project that has closed the Highway between Mankato and St. Peter remains on schedule. But there is still plenty to get done. Projects that need to …

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    01 Aug 16
  • Dr. Adrian Lee

    Historian and paranormal investigator Adrian Lee held an ivnestigation at the Redwood County Museum in Redwood Falls in May. At the end of the month he will talk about the results of the investigation at …

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    01 Aug 16
  • Farmfest

    New Pork Ambassadors for 2017 will be chosen during a competition scheduled to begin today (August 1) and end with the Pork Ambassador Awards Program Wednesday (August 3) at Farmfest. Those from our region competing …

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    01 Aug 16
  • car accident

    A one-vehicle rollover on Highway 99 in Le Sueur County early this (Saturday) morning has injured one person. The state patrol says 21-year-old Brandon L. Billmeyer of Kilkenny was traveling east on Highway 99 in …

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    30 Jul 16
  • farm accident

    A Montgomery woman was injured after over 1,000 pounds of fencing trapped her. According to the Rice County Sheriff’s Office, 44-year-old Sheila Krukowski was trapped under gates that were stacked near the fence. The cattle …

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    30 Jul 16