Hometown Hero
  • LisaSchweiss

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of March is Lisa Schweiss of Fairfax. Schweiss was instrumental in starting the Fairfax royalty program, and has donated numerous hours of her time to both the Boy Scouts …

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    12 Mar 14
  • HometownHeroFeb2014

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of February is Rick Mages of Sleepy Eye. Rick was instrumental in bringing Food For Kidz to Sleepy Eye, giving community churches and students the opportunity to help feed …

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    12 Feb 14
  • HometownHeroGirl

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of January is 11-year-old Talia McCorquodale of Franklin. She is credited with saving her family when a fire broke out in their home last month. The fire at the …

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    08 Jan 14
  • NUCommunityFriendsThanksgiving

    The KNUJ Hometown Hero for December is a group this month: the New Ulm Community Friends organization. For 26 years now hundreds of volunteers have banded together to prepare and serve a free Thanksgiving meal …

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    11 Dec 13
  • MarionEdgar

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of November is Marion Edgar of St. James. Edgar has volunteered her time at area nursing homes for many years, and helped found the group Senior Partners. She was …

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    13 Nov 13
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of October is Traci Henry of Madelia. She is an ECFE and Preschool Teacher that is active in her community in many ways. Henry serves on the Community Education …

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    09 Oct 13
  • HometownHeroSept2013

    KNUJ’s Hometown Heroes for the month of September are Richard and Nancy Helgeson of St. Peter. Both Helgesons volunteer much of their time to the St. Peter Area Food Shelf, with Nancy serving as director …

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    11 Sep 13
  • casey eckstein

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of June is Casey Eckstein of New Ulm. Casey had just graduated from veterinary school, and after hearing about the devastating tornadoes that swept through Oklahoma recently she loaded …

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    11 Sep 13