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  • FarmersMarket1

    Governor Mark Dayton has declared this “Farmers Market Week” in Minnesota. Dayton says the week is intended to celebrate the benefits of farmers markets and the agricultural products that farmers provide. Minnesota has more than …

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    06 Aug 12
  • ConcertInThePark

    The New Ulm Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening with a free show by the Sleepy Eye Area Concertina Club. The concert begins at 7pm in German Park, and Relay For …

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    06 Aug 12
  • BavarianBlast

    The Bavarian Blast Board of Directors on Wednesday held it’s first meeting since the New Ulm festival wrapped up last month, and it was unanimously decided that there will be a Bavarian Blast in 2013. …

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    02 Aug 12
  • New Watermelon Royalty

    The City of Sanborn held it’s annual Watermelon Days festivities this week, and new royalty was crowned as part of the celebration. The 2012 Sanborn Watermelon Queen is Macy Simonson, and the new Watermelon Days …

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    02 Aug 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    Two long-time members of the New Ulm District 88 School Board have announced that they will not be running for re-election this year. Susan Nierengarten has served on the school board for the past 12 …

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    02 Aug 12
  • Laws

    A total of 18 new laws go into effect in Minnesota today (WED). The laws were designed to help small businesses, energy companies, the environment, health and human services, public housing, public safety and transportation, …

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    01 Aug 12
  • Detour

    The Highway 14 detour west of Mankato will be shortened beginning later today (WED). Department of Transportation Project Manager Matthew Rottermond says that Nicollet County Road 77 will no longer be part of the detour …

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    01 Aug 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota has some of the most variable crop conditions in the country, according to the latest report from the state. Where rain has fallen most crops are in very good shape and will likely yield …

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    01 Aug 12