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  • heating_assistance

    Those struggling to pay winter heating bills are encouraged to apply for heating bill assistance. Eligibility requirements are anybody earning at or below 50 percent of the median income. Minnesota has $101 million dollars in …

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    06 Jan 17
  • Madelia fire

    The gaping hole left in downtown Madelia after a fire February 3rd is now filled with buildings that will soon be filled with businesses. Owner of Culigan Water Conditioning Jim Peterson says he moved his …

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    05 Jan 17
  • Springfield

    After spending 40 years bringing music to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfield, Betsy Rogotzke is retiring. Betsy began piano lessons when she was 8-years-old. Eventually the choral director and church organist retired and an …

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    05 Jan 17
  • St. Peter

    Two new restaurants have opened in St. Peter. 3rd Street Tavern purchased the former Lone Star BBQ Grill in August. The company is owned by Mankato Independent Originals who also own Neighbor’s Italian Bistro, Number …

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    30 Dec 16
  • Blance Elizabeth Wilson

    The trial for a Le Sueur woman accused of conspiring to kill her ex-husband has been moved out of the county. The judge agreed to move the trial of 41-year-old Blanche Elizabeth Wilson to Dakota …

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    26 Dec 16
  • New Ulm High School

    The New Ulm District 88 Board of Education certified its 2017 levy which increased by point-94 percent over 2016.  Total amount of the levy is over $7.9-million.  The levy makes up about 20-percent of the …

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    23 Dec 16
  • Flu Shot

    Flu activity is slowly but surely picking up across the state.  Over the last reporting week, 13 people were hospitalized and there were seven school outbreaks.  Kris Ehresmann with the Minnesota Department of Health says …

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    23 Dec 16
  • State security hospital

    The Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter has earned its full operating license back, five years after it was put on a conditional license due to staff overusing seclusion and restraints to treat patients there. …

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    23 Dec 16