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  • HometownHero

    Nominations are being accepted for the Brown County Outstanding Senior Citizen recognition for 2013. Seniors who have reached the age of 70 by June 1st can be nominated. The recognition is based on how they …

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    28 May 13
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution to hold a levy referendum election later this year. District 84 has seen 3 referendums defeated in the past 3 years, with last year’s …

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    24 May 13
  • NUHighSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a $162,000 bid to remove and replace the lockers at New Um High School over the summer. The board also voted to increase school lunch …

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    24 May 13
  • Graduation

    High school graduations continue around the area this weekend, with a total of 8 local schools holding their commencement ceremonies. School districts with their graduations today (FRI) include: Butterfield, New Ulm, Nicollet and Wabasso. Schools …

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    24 May 13
  • DaytonEducationBill

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has signed an education package that boosts spending on schools and scales back high-stakes testing. Dayton and Democratic legislators celebrated the $15.7-billion bill Wednesday, which is about $485-million more than the …

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    23 May 13
  • RemmeRetirement

    A retirement party in honor of New Ulm District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme was held on Wednesday. A wide range of people talked about Remme’s accomplishments over the course of his career, and New Ulm …

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    23 May 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board will be considering the approval of a bid to replace the lockers at New Um High School over the summer during its meeting this (THU) evening. The lone …

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    23 May 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    ┬áThe New Ulm City Council on Tuesday tentatively approved a lease agreement for M-R Paving to manage the city’s compost and burn site, but asked that the contract be re-worded before the final approval. New …

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    22 May 13