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  • PolarPlunge1

    There may not be much ice on area lakes just yet, but the Polar Bear Plunge in St. Peter is now less than 2 months away. The Polar Bear Plunge is hosted by Minnesota law …

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    05 Dec 12
  • Dollars

    The New Ulm City Council is holding the community’s annual “Truth In Taxation” hearing for the 2013 budget and tax levy today (TUE). The public hearing begins at 6pm at New Ulm City Hall. The …

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    04 Dec 12
  • Morton

    Members of the public attending an informational meeting recently concerning the Morton Post Office learned that the facility’s hours will be reduced in the near future. The proposal would likely scale back the hours the …

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    04 Dec 12
  • NURDCAward2012

    The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota recently presented 14 projects and individuals from across the state with a Minnesota Preservation Award, and the New Ulm Retail Development Corporation was among those honored. The Minnesota Preservation Awards …

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    04 Dec 12
  • ArlingtonWaterTower

    The Arlington City Council is scheduled to give it’s final approval to the city’s 2013 budget and tax levy this (MON) evening. It’s a chance for the public to get a detailed description of where …

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    03 Dec 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The urgent need for blood donations continues across the nation as storm relief efforts continue on the East Coast, and several blood drives are taking place in the local area this week in response. The …

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    03 Dec 12
  • ElectionRecount

    The recount in State Senate District 20 wrapped up on Friday, meaning that the 2012 election is now officially over in Minnesota. A 78-vote margin triggered the recount in District 20 in the race between …

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    01 Dec 12
  • TomVanHon

    The GFW School Board this week accepted the resignation of long-time board member Tom Van Hon, who has been appointed a district court judge for Montevideo. Van Hon has served on the GFW School Board …

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    30 Nov 12