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  • Madelia fire2

    Money that would help Madelia recover from a downtown fire in February is being held up in a tax bill fight at the legislature. According to Dayton, a provision striking a planned tobacco tax hike …

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    02 Jun 16
  • Yes logo

    The Sleepy Eye Yes! Team has been awarded the Community Leadership and Education and Goal Setting and Team Work awards for their 2015-16 accomplishments. For their efforts the team received $500 in award funding to …

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    02 Jun 16
  • Election1

    Near the deadline of filing for candidacy more candidates have entered the race for various seats. Candidates running for New Ulm Council Ward 1 include Paul Boehlke, David Christian, Ricky Howk and Jane Maday-Hulke. The …

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    01 Jun 16
  • New Ulm image

    At the latest Reinvest in New Ulm Committee meeting members reviewed their top picks and identified alternative projects. Committee members are satisfied with their top choices recommended at their May 17 meeting. Those projects include …

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    01 Jun 16
  • New Ulm High School Construction

    On May 28, 2015 the New Ulm Public School Board broke ground for the new high school. Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says a lot of building has taken place since then and continues on a steady …

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    01 Jun 16
  • Corpse Flower

    A corpse flower cultivated at Gustavus Adolphus College is expected to bloom soon for the fourth time in 9 years. The Corpse Flower at Gustavus, affectionately named Perry, is a rare plant found naturally in …

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    01 Jun 16
  • Faith Jam_2016

    Kaylie and Tyler’s Faith Jam will take place for the third year in Sleepy Eye on Saturday. The event will feature a 5k and 1 mile colorful run/walk, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, games …

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    01 Jun 16
  • Road construction

    Drivers along Highway 14 near Eagle Lake should plan extra time today as lane restrictions go into place. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will temporarily restrict Highway 14 traffic to one lane both ways as …

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    31 May 16