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  • BryanSellner

    The top write-in candidate for one of the open seats on the Sleepy Eye School Board has decided to accept the position. There was one seat on the board that had gone unfilled in the …

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    30 Nov 12
  • Santa1

    The St. James Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Holiday Festival this weekend in St. James. The highlight of the festival is the Holi-Bi-Dazzle Parade, which gets underway at 5:30pm today (FRI) on Main …

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    30 Nov 12
  • Gustavus

    The holiday season arrives at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter this weekend as they celebrate the 40th year of Christmas In Christ Chapel. Gustavus Spokesperson Matt Thomas says that the event is put on …

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    29 Nov 12
  • LakeLillian

    The man elected to be the new mayor of the City of Lake Lillian through write-in votes on Election Day has reportedly declined the position. There was no one running for mayor, but Kenneth Wittman …

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    28 Nov 12
  • DelMonteSleepyEyePlant

    Several employees of the Sleepy Eye Del Monte plant have won a settlement for wages under the federal fair labor standards act. The claim was over wages for time spent putting on and taking off …

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    28 Nov 12
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday officially approved a change in the new water tower the city has proposed building in Nehl’s Park. The change shrinks the capacity of the tower from 500,000 …

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    28 Nov 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Monday agreed to hire 2 new elementary school teachers after learning that the district will be receiving “State Literacy Aid” this school year. Superintendent Harold Remme says …

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    27 Nov 12
  • FloodLevee

    The construction of the more-than $2-million flood levee along the Minnesota River in New Ulm is essentially complete, with only the installation of storm sewer gates still to be done. The 10-block dike on the …

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    27 Nov 12