Hometown Hero
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    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
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of August is Cleo Erickson of St. James. The St. James native has been involved with the Watonwan County Relay For Life since it began 16 years ago. She …

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    14 Aug 13
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of July is Carl “Red” Wyczawski of New Ulm. Wyczawski moved to New Ulm in the 1950s and was elected mayor in 1970, serving 6 terms covering 24 years. …

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    10 Jul 13
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     KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of May is Sharon Gieseke of New Ulm. Sharon has been providing knowledge and support for brain injury survivors and their families for more than a decade. She started …

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    08 May 13
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of April is Marvin Stueber of New Ulm. Along with being very active with his church and the Catholic Order of Foresters, Stueber is always willing to lend a …

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    10 Apr 13
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of January is Betty Rausch of New Ulm. The 83-year-old shares her time and talent on a daily basis. She volunteers many hours at MRCI Bargains, helps out with …

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    09 Jan 13
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of December is Rick Maurer of Morgan. Rick was instrumental in raising the money and organizing the help to rebuild the Cedar Mountain Football field, and put in a …

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    12 Dec 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of November is Doris Brandt Wigand of Henderson. Doris is actively involved in numerous organizations in her community, volunteering with the local hospital, as well as Hospice, blood drives, …

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    14 Nov 12