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  • Highway14Sign1

    The Minnesota House Transportation Policy Committee will be holding a hearing today (WED) concerning the expansion of Highway 14. This comes after business leaders and local government officials from around the area were in St. …

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    20 Feb 13
  • ClarkJohnson

    The local area’s newest State Representative was sworn in this (TUE) morning. Democrat Clark Johnson will serve District 19-A, which covers all of Nicollet County and parts of Blue Earth and Le Sueur Counties. Johnson …

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    20 Feb 13
  • SibleyEast

    The Sibley East School District will soon have a new superintendent. The Sibley East School Board last week unanimously selected Jim Amsden to be the next leader of the district. Amsden has been with Sibley …

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    18 Feb 13
  • NUACS

    A New Ulm Cathedral High School sophomore will be attending the International Science Fair this coming May. Ellen Roufs earned her second straight trip to the International Sustainable World Energy Engineering Environment Project Olympiad, or …

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    18 Feb 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives around the local area this week. The need for blood is constant, with someone in the US needing the Gift of Life every 2 seconds. One …

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    18 Feb 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    Business leaders and local government officials from around the area were in St. Paul on Wednesday to testify on the need to expand Highway 14 to 4 lanes. Waseca Mayor and former Highway 14 Partnership …

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    14 Feb 13
  • 005

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of February is Wally Schmiesing of Hanska. Schmiesing has contributed to the local area in numerous ways, including serving on the Lake Hanska Preservation and Improvement Council, helping plan …

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    13 Feb 13
  • SpellingBeeNickThompson

    The 2013 Regional Spelling Bee champion is a 14-year-old from New Prague. A total of 41 local-area spelling bee champs from grades 5-8 took part in the competition at South Central College in North Mankato …

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    13 Feb 13