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  • MinnesotaRiver

    The first-ever Minnesota River Congress is taking place this Thursday at Turner Hall in New Ulm. Organizers say that the main purpose of the event will be to discuss the merits of having a citizen-led, …

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    18 Jun 14
  • RobBrandl

    New Ulm Cathedral High School will soon have a new principal. Rob Brandl will officially begin his duties with New Ulm Area Catholic Schools on July 1st. Brandl has degrees from St. Cloud State and …

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    18 Jun 14
  • TeenCourt

    The Brown County Board was informed Tuesday that the Brown County Teen Court program has received an award for being the longest-running program of its type in Minnesota. The county’s 16-year-old Teen Court program received …

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    18 Jun 14
  • CornRain

    Despite widespread rain last week, Minnesota farmers have managed to reach planting levels close to the five-year averages. The US Ag Department says that 97% of Minnesota’s expected corn acreage has now been planted, only …

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    17 Jun 14
  • TargetStore

    The Target Corporation says that a glitch in its system caused delays at registers at some of its US stores on Sunday night, but that it wasn’t due to a data security issue or a …

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    17 Jun 14
  • AmericanIdol

    Aspiring singers from around the state will be heading to Minneapolis this week for a chance to audition for American Idol. It will be the first of several cities hosting live auditions for the show’s …

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    17 Jun 14
  • Bloodmobile3

    The American Red Cross is holding just a few blood drives around the area this week. Today (MON) the Bloodmobile will be at the Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center from 12:30 to 6:30. On Wednesday …

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    16 Jun 14
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye District 84 School Board on Thursday approved contracts for the district’s high school principal and business manager. Sleepy Eye High school Principal Shane Laffen will receive $92,900 for the upcoming school year, …

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    16 Jun 14