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  • Arden Kreft

    Former Arlington Mayor Arden Kreft passed away Friday at the age of 82. Kreft was the longest-serving Mayor in the history of Arlington, elected 8 times and in office from 1970 until 1993. Kreft’s legacy …

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    31 Aug 16
  • Gen John Vessey Jr

    Funeral Services for General John Vessey Jr., a Minnesotan who was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Reagan, will be at  1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel at …

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    31 Aug 16
  • Rob Brandl

    The new principal for Cedar Mountain Schools is settling in to his new position. Rob Brandl is originally from Sleepy Eye and has been hired to serve as principal for grades 6-12. He spent the …

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    31 Aug 16
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    Wright County authorities are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Montrose man. Sheriff Joe Hagerty says they received a report of an unconscious male lying in the roadway of the 500 block of 1st Street …

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    30 Aug 16
  • Traverse Green

    The St. Peter Economic Development Authority opened sealed bids for construction of 3 spec houses in the Traverse Green Subdivision. All 3 bids came in $7,000 below estimated construction costs of $457,000. Lowest bidder was …

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    30 Aug 16
  • Old Farmer's Almanac

    The Old Farmer’s Almanac was released recently with predictions about the upcoming winter. Editor Tim Clark says the forecast for this winter includes below normal temperatures and above normal snow-fall amounts. In the 225 tradition …

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    30 Aug 16
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    After nearly a year of searching, a family of French descendants of a World War 1 veteran came to Winthrop to thank an American family for their relative’s heroic efforts. Grandaughter of Pierre Dupoint, Febrice …

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    30 Aug 16
  • Heart of New Ulm

    The President of New Ulm Medical Center, Toby Freier will give a keynote presentation titled “Population Health: Lessons from One of the Nation’s Most Innovative Rural Community Models” about the success of Heart of New …

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    30 Aug 16