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  • Corsages

    The High School Prom season is wrapping up around the local area, with nearly a dozen local schools holding their big dances this past weekend, including New Ulm. Many families have been forking over big …

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    06 May 13
  • Gustavus

    Two seniors at St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College have received Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Grants to teach overseas. Ally Voss will serve as an English teaching assistant at a school in Spain for more than …

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    06 May 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross celebrates “World Red Cross Day” on Wednesday, and several blood drives are being held around the area this week as well. Today (MON) the Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Tanker …

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    06 May 13
  • RogerLindholm (1)

    A New Ulm Medical Center family physician has received the 2013 Teacher of the Year Award from the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Roger Lindholm of New Ulm received the prestigious award during the …

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    03 May 13
  • Prom1

    The High School Prom season continues around the local area this weekend, with a total of 11 area school districts holding their formal Spring dances. Schools with Prom on Saturday include: Belle Plaine, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, …

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    03 May 13
  • WindTurbines

    Renville County could become host to the first large-scale commercial project to produce hydrogen from wind in the US. Norfolk Wind Energy of Bird Island and Emerald H2 of Minneapolis announced this week that they …

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    03 May 13
  • GFW

    The GFW School Board announced a list of 4 superintendent semi-finalist candidates this week. The district is searching for a new superintendent in preparation for the upcoming resignation of Superintendent Jeff Bertrang, who is leaving …

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    02 May 13
  • SchellsBrewery

    A multi-million dollar expansion project at New Ulm’s August Schell Brewery has been postponed. The first phase of the project had been scheduled to get underway this week, but has reportedly been delayed by at …

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    02 May 13