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  • AmericanIdol

    Aspiring singers from around the state will be heading to Minneapolis this week for a chance to audition for American Idol. It will be the first of several cities hosting live auditions for the show’s …

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    17 Jun 14
  • Bloodmobile3

    The American Red Cross is holding just a few blood drives around the area this week. Today (MON) the Bloodmobile will be at the Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center from 12:30 to 6:30. On Wednesday …

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    16 Jun 14
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye District 84 School Board on Thursday approved contracts for the district’s high school principal and business manager. Sleepy Eye High school Principal Shane Laffen will receive $92,900 for the upcoming school year, …

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    16 Jun 14
  • JulieDuehring

    Longtime New Ulm Police Officer Julie Duehring retired on Friday. Corporal Duehring’s law enforcement career has spanned 30-years, 16 of those in New Ulm. A retirement reception was held in her honor on Friday at …

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    16 Jun 14
  • Vote2

    Minnesota is on the doorstep of its biggest statewide election changes in years by providing more latitude for absentee voting and by giving political parties, campaigns and others the ability to track who has sent …

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    14 Jun 14
  • KrisWiley

    The New Ulm Public Library will have a new director as of Monday. The Library Board on Thursday unanimously approved the appointment of Kris Wiley to the position of director. She has served as the …

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    14 Jun 14
  • Hermann2

    The cities of New Ulm and St. Peter have made the list of the “Ten Most Intriguing Cities in Greater Minnesota.”  The list was compiled by the website www.thetangential.com. New Ulm comes in at Number …

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    14 Jun 14
  • Exports

    Minnesota exports of manufactured, agricultural and mining products increased by 2% in the first quarter of the year to $5-billion. Department of Employment and Economic Development Commissioner Katie Clark-Sieben says exporters saw strong gains in …

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    13 Jun 14