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  • Spring

    Friday’s sunny weather had southern Minnesota residents bringing out their shorts and t-shirts as the temperature made its way into the 50’s for the first time in nearly 4-months. The mercury officially topped out at …

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    30 Mar 13
  • Tornado

    The National Weather Service will begin providing more detailed severe weather warnings in Minnesota beginning Monday. Forecasters say the more descriptive information is aimed at getting people to safety sooner when severe weather approaches. Tornado …

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    30 Mar 13
  • ManureSpreading

    A winter of heavy snowfall and freezing rain is giving way to warming temperatures, rapid melting and a potential for flooding. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says that poses challenges for manure management among the …

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    30 Mar 13
  • ChristensenFarms

    Christensen Farms and Feedlots this week announced the appointment of Glenn L. Stolt as CEO, effective immediately. Stolt was named Interim CEO in November upon the unexpected death of Christensen Farms Founder and CEO Bob …

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    30 Mar 13
  • DakotaWarSiegeOfNewUlm

    An exhibit on the US-Dakota War created by the Nicollet County Historical Society and students and faculty from Gustavus Adolphus College will be displayed by the Smithsonian Institution. The 12-panel exhibit is titled: “Commemorating Controversy: …

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    30 Mar 13
  • TristaBarka

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce got a new Executive Director this month. Trista Barka just completed her second week on the job. She is a Rushford-Peterson High School graduate whose husband, Adam, is …

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    30 Mar 13
  • GFWiPads

    The BOLD School Board has approved the purchase of a total of 540 Apple iPad2s for the district’s high school students. The total cost of acquiring the computer tablets is over $221,000, which includes 2 …

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    30 Mar 13
  • EasterEggs

    EASTER EGG HUNTS (All On Saturday) • NEW ULM: 10am in the Civic Center. The Easter Bunny will be there along with other characters, plus Goody Bags for kids. • BROWNTON: 10am at the Community …

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    29 Mar 13