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  • Sleepy Eye lake trail

    In a special city council meeting where the council met to discuss bids for the Sleepy Eye Lake Trail, councilors learned that the city needs permits from the Department of Natural Resources before the Minnesota …

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    10 Jun 15
  • hot weather

    Yesterday’s heat hasn’t been felt around these parts in over a year. The last time the region reached over 90 degrees was September 17, 2013 when temperatures soared to 94 degrees. The highest temperatur reached …

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    10 Jun 15
  • 7Milecreek

    The Nicollet County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of property at the entrance to Seven Mile Creek Park at their meeting Tuesday. The board agreed to urchase the property because the Minnesota Department of …

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    10 Jun 15
  • USC arches

    The community of Wells has managed to save a piece of history from the old United South Central School. The arches made of Kasota Limestone date back to 1932. After raising over $38,000 from a …

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    10 Jun 15
  • court

    A federal judge will rule next week on a constitutional challenge to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. The class-action law suit on behalf of more than 700 people committed to the program say it’s unconstitutional …

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    10 Jun 15
  • business

    New Ulm has been ranked that 12th best city in Minnesota to start a new business. The ranking was conducted by a personal finance website founded by a former Wall Street analyst and option trader. …

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    08 Jun 15
  • Fraud

    A North Mankato man is facing welfare fraud charges after allegedly using food stamps to stock a food stand. Charges were filed last week against 57-year-old Brian Douglas Mechler who has had several criminal charges …

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    08 Jun 15
  • HumbleHearts foundation

    Events for the community drew a large crowd to Allison Park in Sleepy Eye Saturday to celebrate Kaylie and Tyler’s Faith Jam. The event is in memory of the Hadley siblings and three other young …

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    08 Jun 15