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  • SleepyEye

    The Minnesota State High School League Triple-A award recognizes and honors high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field and in the fine arts, and Sleepy Eye and Sleepy Eye …

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    23 Jan 13
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton is calling for an income tax increase on Minnesota’s wealthiest citizens. Dayton’s budget proposal released Tuesday would create a new 4th tier income tax bracket which would apply to taxable income over $250,000 …

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    23 Jan 13
  • Walz1

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz will be the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry. Walz says he looks forward to working with both Democrats and Republicans in promoting energy …

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    23 Jan 13
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday chose a representative to serve on the new “Nehl’s Park Elevated Storage Tank Aesthetics Committee.” Commissioner Dan Beranek will represent the PUC on the committee, which will …

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    23 Jan 13
  • Burglar1

    The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in at a church in Vesta that occurred over the weekend. It happened at some point between Friday and Saturday at St. John’s Lutheran Church. An undetermined …

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    22 Jan 13
  • RenvilleCountyHospital

    The administrator of Renville County Hospital and Clinics has reportedly been placed on administrative leave. Glenn Haugo is on leave pending an investigation of issues concerning day to day operations at the facilities, and the …

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    22 Jan 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The flu season hit Minnesota earlier than usual this season, and the outbreak is a bit more intense, and the experts are saying that’s because it’s a return visit from an old strain. Immunity to …

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    22 Jan 13
  • GasPumps

    There’s been a dramatic increase in gasoline prices in southern Minnesota over the past week or so. The average retail price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in our area has risen by over …

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    22 Jan 13