Hometown Hero
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of May is Lois Sveine of New Ulm. Lois volunteers her time in many ways, including helping with Meals on Wheels and the Red Cross Bloodmobile. She is also …

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    09 May 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of April is Pete Eggen of St. James. Eggen has been the driving force behind several annual events in St. James, including the Chamber of Commerce Runs, Freeze Your …

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    11 Apr 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of March is Daniel Havemeier of Sleepy Eye. Daniel was driving on Highway 14 east of Essig last summer when he noticed a 4-wheeler flipped over in the ditch. …

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    14 Mar 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of February is Stan Boushek of Redwood Falls. Stan is a mail carrier in the rural Echo area who spotted a woman who had fallen on the ice lying …

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    01 Feb 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Heroes for the month of January are Glen and Carol Setterholm of New Ulm. The Setterholms exemplify the definition of good neighbors, often going above and beyond expectations in helping those in need …

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    11 Jan 12
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of December is Ron Degner of Franklin. Along with serving as the Mayor of Franklin for the past 20 years and the President of the Franklin Lions Club, Degner …

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    19 Dec 11
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of November is 9-year-old Ashley Mendenhall of Truman. The daughter of Sam Mendenhall and Cindy Trieder was presented a lifesaver award by the Truman Fire Department last month after her …

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    09 Nov 11
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of October is Myrtle Gieseke of rural New Ulm. The Brighton Township resident has dedicated her time to numerous organizations and activities over the years. She has volunteered at …

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    12 Oct 11