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  • ThinIce

    The Sibley County Board voted to offer Arlington Administrator Matt Jaunich the job of Sibley County Administrator by a vote of 3-2 last week. Jaunich was 1 of 2 finalists for the newly-created position, and …

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    31 Dec 12
  • ElectronicRecycling

    The Brown County Board on Thursday approved a change to the way county residents will recycle electronics and household appliances. In the past Brown County has only collected electronic recyclables once a year. But beginning …

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    31 Dec 12
  • HubClubAward2013

    The New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club has announced the 2013 recipients of the organization’s Service to Agriculture Award. Steve and Kerry Hoffman of rural New Ulm will be honored, and roasted, at the Hub Club’s …

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    31 Dec 12
  • ComfreySchool

    The search for a new Superintendent for the Comfrey School District will be getting underway again in the near future, with current Superintendent Allen Hoffman resigning when his current contract expires on June 30th of …

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    28 Dec 12
  • TerryMorrow

    A special election will be taking place in the near future for the residents of Minnesota House District 19A, and the Independence Party of Minnesota plans on being a factor in that race. The election …

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    27 Dec 12
  • DriveSober

    The month-long crackdown on drunk drivers across the state continues as Minnesotans prepare to celebrate the upcoming New Year this weekend. Law enforcement officials statewide are taking part in the “Drive Sober Or Get Pulled …

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    27 Dec 12
  • ColdChristmas

    The majority of Minnesotans experienced their coldest Christmas in over a decade on Tuesday. In New Ulm the mercury got up to only 6-degrees for Christmas, nearly 40-degrees colder than it was last year, when …

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    26 Dec 12
  • PowerLine1

    The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency has started the construction of a $30-million renewable energy plant in the City of Le Sueur. The facility will collect agricultural and food processing waste to produce a source of …

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    26 Dec 12