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  • DakotaWarSiegeOfNewUlm

    Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the US-Dakota War of 1862 in southern Minnesota, and numerous events are commemorating the conflict. In Brown County, new historical markers will be dedicated this weekend …

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    16 Aug 12
  • Fair

    It’s the last week of county fairs in the KNUJ area, with 3 more fairs now underway! There’s the Martin County Fair in Fairmont, the McLeod County Fair in Hutchinson, and the Renville County Fair …

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    16 Aug 12
  • Vote

    Voters headed to the polls on Tuesday for Minnesota’s Primary Elections, although not in that great of numbers. Statewide voter turnout was at around 15% for the Primary. In Brown County it was at 10.69%. …

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    15 Aug 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Tuesday approved the resignations of 9 district employees, including Washington Elementary Principal and District Technology Director Bill Sprung. District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme says that the Principal …

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    15 Aug 12
  • Dog

    After 4 years of fundraising, the City of St. Peter’s new Dog Park is opening to the public today (WED). The 43,000 square-foot park is located just outside of St. Peter at the intersection of …

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    15 Aug 12
  • Vote21

    Voters are headed to the polls today (TUE) for Minnesota’s Primary Election. In Southern Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, Republicans Mike Parry and Al Quist are competing to see who will face off against Incumbent Democrat …

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    14 Aug 12
  • SantaSummer

    The New Ulm Sertoma Club’s annual “Santa In The Summer” event is taking place today (TUE) at the Brown County Fairgrounds. It will be held from 4 to 7pm, rain or shine, and features food …

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    14 Aug 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    New Ulm District 88 School Board Incumbent Patricia Hoffman filed for re-election on Monday. She has served 4 years on the school board, and is the only incumbent to have filed. Jill Hulke of Courtland …

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    14 Aug 12