Local News
  • car accident

    A St. James woman was injured Thursday afternoon when the vehicle she was driving was hit by a semi. The state patrol says 40-year-*old Myrna Ascencio was traveling north on Watonwan County Road 5. A …

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    01 Apr 17
  • Brown County Courthouse

    Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon visit the Brown County Auditor Treasurer Jean Prochniak Friday morning to review and receive feedback on election procedures. Brown County has 32 precincts and seven used mail ballots this …

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    01 Apr 17
  • Minnesota House

    Recently a junior from Glencoe Silver Lake High School was given the opportunity to see how the legislature works up close. Aubrey Giesen spendt a week as a House of Representatives page in February. Giesen …

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    01 Apr 17
  • Eagles Extravaganza

    Two new projects will be funded with grant money raised at the Eagles Extravaganza that took place Friday night. This year the money raised will go towards green energy for the high school greenhouse and …

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    01 Apr 17
  • Fort Ridgley golf course

    A tentative agreement between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the City of Fairfax has been reached for a 5-year-lease agreement for the city to operate the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park. …

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    31 Mar 17
  • car accident

    A two vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 4 and County Road 22 injures three people Thursday evening. The state patrol says a Ford Crown Victoria driven by 41-year-old Grant Lee Augustin of Springfield …

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    31 Mar 17
  • Legislative session

    The Minnesota House recently approved a bill for $1.35 billion in tax relief. Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska says $269 million in relief is provided for Minnesota’s senior citizens by increasing the income limit thresholds …

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    31 Mar 17
  • Schells

    Schell’s is releasing a new beer that uses barley grown along the Fort Road in New Ulm. Long-time high school friends, head brewer Jace Marti and local farmers, Nate Gieseke and Tim Kohn have entered …

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    31 Mar 17