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  • Winterfest2013

    The City of St. Peter’s 2-week-long celebration of the season – Winterfest – is now underway. St. Peter Community Development Director Russ Wille says that many popular Winterfest events are returning this year, including the …

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    26 Jan 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board meets this (THU) evening, and is expected to approve amended policies on student parking and graduation requirements. The revised policies reflect changes to paid parking at the high …

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    24 Jan 13
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and awards ceremony Wednesday night at the Eagles Orchid Inn. The recipient of the 2012 Shining Star was Patricia Ericksen. The Extraordinary Volunteer of …

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    24 Jan 13
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    The 2013 session of the Minnesota Legislature is underway, and another Brown County Congress of Elected and Appointed Officials is taking place on Friday. It takes place from 7:30 to 9am at the Brown County …

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    24 Jan 13
  • JeffreyLingl

    A Level 3 Predatory Offender has moved to rural Bird Island, and the Renville County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Community Notification meeting in the near future to inform area residents. 54-year-old Jeffrey Joseph …

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    23 Jan 13
  • SleepyEye

    The Minnesota State High School League Triple-A award recognizes and honors high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field and in the fine arts, and Sleepy Eye and Sleepy Eye …

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    23 Jan 13
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday chose a representative to serve on the new “Nehl’s Park Elevated Storage Tank Aesthetics Committee.” Commissioner Dan Beranek will represent the PUC on the committee, which will …

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    23 Jan 13
  • RenvilleCountyHospital

    The administrator of Renville County Hospital and Clinics has reportedly been placed on administrative leave. Glenn Haugo is on leave pending an investigation of issues concerning day to day operations at the facilities, and the …

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    22 Jan 13