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  • FatalCrash

    One person was killed and three others were injured in a car accident near Sleepy Eye Thursday evening. According to the state patrol, 14-year-old Daisy M. Rodriguez of New Hampton, Iowa was killed when the …

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    24 Apr 15
  • butterfield odin school

    Parents, staff and students spoke in support of the Butterfield superintendent this week after board members allegedly made a negative remark against her. Written and verbal comments were heard in a forum that defended Superintendent …

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    24 Apr 15
  • St. James

    The St. James school district is attempting another referendum attempt after residents voted no earlier this year. When the $29.9 million dollar project came before voters in February, the community was divided over plans to …

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    24 Apr 15
  • New Ulm Public Schools

    The New Ulm Public School District announced this week the hiring of two new administrators. Dawn Brown was hired as the Jefferson Elementary principal and Michelle Miller as the assistant high school/middle school principal. The …

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    24 Apr 15
  • Hotdish off 2015

    The results from Senator Al Franken’s “Hotdish off” are in. Representative Betty McCollum won top honors this year with her Turkey, Sweet Potato and Wild Rice hotdish taking first place Wednesday. Democrat Tim Walz fell …

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    24 Apr 15
  • CarCrash

    A 20-year-old man involved in a two vehicle accident on an icy curve on Highway 14 in March that took the lives of four young people entered a Norgaard plea at a sentencing hearing Tuesday …

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    23 Apr 15
  • Fire

    A fire a few miles outside of New Ulm off County Road 25 was extinguished by the New Ulm Fire Department Wednesday afternoon. The fire started in livestock bedding on the property of Don and …

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    23 Apr 15
  • winnebago

    With the closing of the elementary school in Winnebago, some residents are exploring the option of opening their own school. They are calling themselves the Winnebago Education Task Force and they have sent out a …

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    23 Apr 15