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  • Susan Fix

    Hometown Hero for the Month of March is a New Ulm woman who is not afraid to join a variety of groups and get involved. Susan Fix’s involvement over the years has included the Narren …

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    09 Mar 16
  • Jesse Motley

    The defense attorney for a Truman man accused of attempted murder and attempted rape with a dangerous weapon has requested an contested omnibus hearing. Thirty-five-year-old Jesse Motley appeared in court Monday morning for what was …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Highway 14 sign

    The second year of construction on Highway 14 from Nicollet to North Mankato is set to begin March 28th, weather permitting. The start of construction means the permanent closure of Nicollet County Road 25 east …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Annual_Meeting

    Area townships are holding annual meetings and some are holding Township elections. Milford Township will be holding their election and annual meeting today (Tuesday) at the River Valley Dutchman Snowmobile Clubroom in Essig. Polls are …

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    08 Mar 16
  • (L to R)  Brenda Byron, PLRAC Executive Director, Amy Sinning, Lois Peterson, Leo Derkowski, Ann Judkins, and Malia Wiley.

    The Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council recently awarded $18,000 dollars in Artist Fellowships with funding provided by the McKnight Foundation. The artists awarded fellowships of $3,000 each include Leo Derkowski of Sleepy Eye, Ann Judkins …

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    08 Mar 16
  • St. Mary's students who competed at the Southern Regional Science Fair are, from left: Hali Soukup, daughter of Michael and Jane Soukup; Majesta Schaunaman, daughter of Mandy and Matt Wagner, Travis and Kelli Schaunaman; Michael Ludewig, son of Loren and Jeanne Ludewig; Anna and Abby St. Peter, daughters of Christasia and James St. Peter and Joey Fischer, son of Lyle and Laurel Fischer.

    Six students from Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s High School entered projects recently in the Southern Regional Science Fair. Abby St. Peter, Joey Fischer and Michael Ludewig earned blue ribbons for their projects meaning the project …

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    08 Mar 16
  • hyvee

    HyVee has issued a warning to customers about a fraudulent grocery give-away post circulating on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. These posts have surfaced using the likeness of other major retailers in recent …

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    07 Mar 16
  • Cleveland

    With just under 2 years to bring septic systems into compliance, a group of homeowners on West Jefferson Lake is looking to the state and nearby city of Cleveland for a solution. The county on …

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    07 Mar 16