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  • TerryMorrow

    It looks like State Representative Terry Morrow of St. Peter will be running unopposed in the election this year after his Republican opponent withdrew from the race on Thursday. Nikolas Boyce of rural New Ulm …

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    08 Jun 12
  • GaylordAquaticCenter

    The second season of the Gaylord Area Aquatic Center began this week. The facility was made possible through a combination of city funds and a voter-approved referendum last year. During it’s first year of operation …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton is leaving on a trade mission to China today (FRI). The governor is leading a 50-member delegation on a trip that includes stops in Beijing and Shanghai. The itinerary also includes a meeting …

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    08 Jun 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Renville-Sibley Fiber Joint Powers Board approved a pair of important contracts during a recent meeting. The Board approved an engineering contract with Spectrum Engineering out of Auburn, Indiana, and a project management contract with …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Springfield1

    The Springfield Police Department is investigating recent incidents of vandalism at the city’s Riverside Park. A total of 14 solar-powered lights along the park’s walking path were damaged, and a light pole was pulled out …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Burglary1

    A 21-year-old Belle Plaine man faces multiple criminal charges after allegedly stealing nearly $2,700 worth of items from his parent’s home. Bradley Scott Christiansen is accused of taking jewelry, a generator, and beer steins from …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Fire

    The investigation into the cause of a fire at a machine shed in rural Glencoe recently continues, with the damages now being estimated at over $1-million. The shed fire at the John Kohnen Sr. residence …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Blues1

    The 2012 Ambassadors’ Blues Fest takes place this weekend in the City of St. Peter. It kicks off tonight (FRI) at several St. Peter bars, and then continues on Saturday at Minnesota Square Park. The …

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    08 Jun 12