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  • Snow property

    At Tuesday’s meeting the Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved swapping 22 tillable acres of the Snow property for 15 acres of property on the Jim Marti farm south of Miller Sellner and east of …

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    09 Mar 16
  • Highway 169 sign

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation for District 7 is trying something new. The agency released three new videos Tuesday night to highlight the Highway 169 construction project from Mankato to St. Peter. MnDOT says they …

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    09 Mar 16
  • 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