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  • JenifferKotten

    A 16-year-old Sleepy Eye girl has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Minnesota Pageant. Jeniffer Kotten is the daughter of David and Christine Kotten. She is involved in the Sleepy …

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    31 May 14
  • HarkinStore

    The historic Harkin Store will be honoring the dairy industry on Sunday by serving homemade ice cream. Sylvia Reinhardt will have her ice cream available from 1 to 4pm, and there will also be other …

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    31 May 14
  • SpellingBee

    The last Minnesotan was eliminated from the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC during the semi-final round on Thursday. Thirteen-year-old Mark Kivimaki of Edina correctly spelled his Round 5 word, “ebullition” – defined as …

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    30 May 14
  • Graduation

    High school graduations continue this weekend around the local area, with a total of 14 area schools holding their ceremonies over the next few days. School districts with graduation taking place today (FRI) include: Cedar …

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    30 May 14
  • GreenIsleCommunitySchool

    The Green Isle Community School is holding it’s 2014 Elders’ Celebration this (FRI) evening. Green Isle Community School Director Mary Menne says that two elders are chosen every year, and students write an original play …

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    30 May 14
  • Highway4

    Everyone interested in the reconstruction of Highway 4 through St. James is encouraged to attend an open house today (THU). The proposed project would extend from south of the Watonwan County Fairgrounds to 11th Avenue …

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    29 May 14
  • NUACT

    The New Ulm Actors Community Theatre group has a fun evening planned for this Friday in New Ulm’s German Park. “Shakespeare In The Park” features four short funny plays as well as a game show …

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    29 May 14
  • SpellingBee

    The 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee is underway in Washington DC, and 5 teens from Minnesota have been taking part in the competition. A total of 281 students from all 50 US states, as well …

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    29 May 14