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  • NordicStormRobotics

    The St. Peter High School “Nordic Storm” robotics team was presented a prestigious award at a national competition over the weekend. The 25-student team constructed its own 120-pound robot for the competition, which this year …

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    30 Apr 13
  • FFA

    The Minnesota State FFA Convention is underway in Minneapolis, and the annual FFA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is taking place this (MON) evening. The Minnesota FFA Foundation’s Honors Reception and Annual Awards Night is …

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    29 Apr 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making stops in 4 local-area communities this week. The need for blood is constant, and all blood types are needed, especially O-Negative, B-Negative, and A-Negative. The Bloodmobile will be …

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    29 Apr 13
  • Arlington

    The City of Arlington will soon have a new city administrator. The search for a new administrator for Arlington has been underway for several months following the resignation of Matt Jaunich in early February. He …

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    27 Apr 13
  • NorwoodYoungAmerica

    The Norwood Young America City Administrator has announced his retirement. 64-year-old Tom Simmons is stepping down later this year after 13 years on the job in the community. His resignation was approved by the Norwood …

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    27 Apr 13
  • EthanolPlant

    The sale of the Heron Lake Ethanol Plant has been called off. The sale of the 6-year-old facility to Guardian Energy was announced a few months ago, but after negotiations reportedly stalled the purchase agreement …

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    27 Apr 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board appointed a new school board member Thursday evening. Jill Hulke resigned from the board after learning that her home is outside the District 88 boundaries. A total of …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Drought

    Updated information shows that the drought continues to relax its grip on Minnesota. The new data released Thursday shows that only about half the state is now in drought, compared with two-thirds last week. Some …

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    26 Apr 13