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  • JLS StormDamage002

    Strong winds downed trees and power lines across parts of south-central Minnesota Thursday night, and caused damage to at least one home in McLeod County. The storm brought hail and straight-line winds to many parts …

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    24 Aug 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday announced the appointment of a new principal for Washington Elementary and approved 4 years worth of teacher contracts. Les Koppendrayer will officially retire as principal of …

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    24 Aug 12
  • Stiftungsfest

    The 151st annual Stiftungsfest is taking place this weekend in Norwood Young America. Minnesota’s oldest celebration includes live music today (FRI), Saturday, and Sunday, an arts and crafts show, children’s programs and a carnival, a …

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    24 Aug 12
  • PrincessKay20121

    A new Princess Kay of the Milky Way was crowned Wednesday evening to kick off the 2012 Minnesota State Fair. The 59th Princess Kay is Stearns County Dairy Princess, 18-year-old Christine Reitsma of Sauk Centre. …

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    23 Aug 12
  • GaryJohnson

    The Libertarian candidate for president has successfully obtained a spot on the Minnesota ballot this Fall. On Tuesday, over 3,200 petition signatures supporting Gary Johnson were submitted to the Minnesota Secretary of State, well over …

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    23 Aug 12
  • CedarMt

    A lightning strike at the Cedar Mountain School in Morgan Wednesday morning knocked out the internet service to the building, causing an interruption in student tests. Students were scheduled to take computer-based Impact tests, which …

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    23 Aug 12
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday voted 4-1 in favor of authorizing the use of Nehls Park for the location of a new water tower. The new tower will replace the aging tower at …

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    22 Aug 12
  • Dollars

    A former police officer with the City of Janesville who claimed that she was illegally terminated has received a $400,000 settlement. Betty Price will receive the settlement from the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust, …

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    22 Aug 12