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  • BellePlaine

    The City of Belle Plaine held a huge St. Patrick’s Day celebration this past weekend, despite the chilly weather, and a new Miss Shamrock was crowned to represent the community’s Irish heritage. The 2013 Miss …

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    23 Mar 13
  • StJames

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet recently, and named the Good Samaritan Society in St. James as the Business of the Year. The Good Samaritan Society has been constantly growing in …

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    22 Mar 13
  • NUHomeShow2013

    The 33rd-annual New Ulm Home and Self-Improvement show gets underway today (FRI) at the New Ulm Civic Center. New Ulm Chamber of Commerce President Audra Shaneman says that with over 200 booths lining the floors …

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    22 Mar 13
  • NUHerbergers

    The long-time manager of the New Ulm Herberger’s Department Store is retiring. Rollo Lentz has managed the New Ulm store since 1990, just 2 years after it expanded into the Marktplatz Mall. He says his …

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    22 Mar 13
  • MinnesotaCounties

    Carver County has been named Minnesota’s healthiest county in the new “County Health Rankings” report, while Cass County is at the bottom of the list. Counties were ranked on such factors as smoking, obesity, physical …

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    21 Mar 13
  • HabitatForHumanitySouthCentral

    A dedication ceremony for the latest Habitat for Humanity of South Central Minnesota home is taking place in St. James this (THU) evening. The South Central Minnesota Habitat For Humanity branch has helped over a …

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    21 Mar 13
  • AthenaAward2013

    The 23rd annual New Ulm Athena Award was presented to the Brown County Historical Society’s Darla Gebhard Wednesday morning. Gebhard has worked on numerous major exhibits in her 30 years with the historical society. She …

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    21 Mar 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council spent the majority of its meeting on Tuesday discussing a purchase agreement for city-owned property on the south edge of the downtown area. Eagle Development intends to redevelop the city …

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    20 Mar 13