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  • Highway 169 sign

    On Wednesday the Minnesota Department of Transportation opened all four lanes of Highway 169 between Mankato and St. Peter. In August one lane of traffic was opened at reduced speeds. After many months of being …

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    13 Oct 16
  • New Ulm image

    George Wendt who played the role of Norm on the popular TV sitcom Cheers is coming to New Ulm’s Oktoberfest celebration. He is expected to be in New Ulm Friday and Saturday and will be …

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    13 Oct 16
  • Henderson,_Minnesota

    A recent article published in onlyinyourstate.com recognized a Henderson restaurant as “worth the drive.” Toody’s Sweet Treats is an old-fashioned soda fountain serving deserts, homemade goodies, ice cream and more. Toody’s celebrated its two-year anniversary …

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    13 Oct 16
  • Le Sueur County

    The state’s Department of Human Services has dropped the proposal to house up to 6 sex offenders in a fourplex near St. Peter. Residents who learned of the proposal took their concerns to Le Sueur …

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    12 Oct 16
  • Fort Ridgley golf course

    The Fairfax City Council unanimously approved a resolution to support the joint partnership in operating the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park. At a meeting Tuesday Representative Tim Miller and Friends of Fort Ridgely’s …

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    12 Oct 16
  • Holmburg ORchard

    For the past 29 years, Lee and Sindie Holmberg have been operating the popular Holmberg Orchard near Vesta, but they recently announced that this season will be their last. The business and the 80-acre farm …

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    12 Oct 16
  • Bisonw

    Several of the bison at Minneopa State Park have had embryos transplanted in them that are from bison herd at Yellowstone National Park. The bison at Yellowstone are genetically free of domestic cattle genes. But …

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    12 Oct 16
  • St. Peter

    A St. Peter family escaped a fire early Tuesday morning after an officer helped them to safety. Officer Joshua Klaseus was patrolling the area of North Third Street when he smelled smoke. He found a …

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    12 Oct 16