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  • AllenQuist

    Former state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature. Quist announced Friday that he will run for the District 19A House seat being vacated by St. Peter Democrat …

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    05 Jan 13
  • DanEhrke

    The executive director of the Glencoe Area Chamber of Commerce is resigning. Dan Ehrke has served as the head of the Glencoe Chamber for 7 years, but is leaving to take a job as a …

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    05 Jan 13
  • More Morrow Seat Candidates

    Another Democrat has announced that he is seeking his party’s endorsement for the Minnesota House seat being vacated by Terry Morrow. Clark Johnson of North Mankato is a longtime DFL activist and faculty member at …

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    04 Jan 13
  • LegacyAmendment

    The Minnesota Historical Society has announced that over $155,000 worth of grants are being awarded in dozens of counties across the state to help organizations preserve and share Minnesota history. Local recipients of the grants …

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    04 Jan 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The Sleepy Eye Medical Center is closed to visitors until further notice due to an increase in cases of influenza and flu-like illnesses. The precautionary measure of closing the hospital to visitors is intended to …

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    03 Jan 13
  • TerryMorrow

    A second Democrat has officially announced his candidacy for the District 19A Minnesota House seat being vacated by DFL’er Terry Morrow, and another of the candidates has dropped out of the race. Karl Johnson is …

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    03 Jan 13
  • RyanKrosch

    Nicollet County welcomed its new County Administrator Wednesday as Ryan Krosch officially began his new duties. Krosch previously served as the county administrator for Yellow Medicine County for five years, and takes over the position …

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    03 Jan 13
  • Donations

    A rural Sleepy Eye family is grieving the loss of their small dairy operation, and a fund has now been set up to help with cleanup costs. Three fire departments battled the fast-moving fire that …

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    02 Jan 13