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  • BenWestphal

    A 19-year-old St. Peter man has been eliminated from the FOX television show “The X-Factor.” Gustavus Adolphus College Sophomore Ben Westphal submitted an online audition tape in May and made it to the show’s “Boot …

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    11 Oct 12
  • MadeliaSchool

    Madelia High School is celebrating it’s Homecoming this week, and new Homecoming Royalty was crowned to help kick off the festivities. The Madelia Homecoming King is David Streit, and the Homecoming Queen is Chalina Whitney. …

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    11 Oct 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board has announced 3 finalists for the open county administrator position. Former Nicollet County Administrator Bob Podhradsky retired in June after 22 years on the job, and Nicollet County Auditor-Treasurer Bridgette Kennedy …

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    10 Oct 12
  • DefendersMonumentRemoved1

    The New Ulm Defenders Monument was removed Tuesday morning as part of it’s upcoming redesign. The Defender’s Monument was originally erected in 1891 by the State of Minnesota to honor the memory of those who …

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    10 Oct 12
  • DistractedDriving

    Minnesota high school students are being called on to produce a 30-second TV commercial on the importance of buckling up or the dangers of distracted driving. The best of these public service announcements will earn …

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    09 Oct 12
  • NULeagueOfWomenVoters

    A League of Women Voters Candidate Forum takes place Tuesday evening in New Ulm. Scheduled to take part are the District 16 State Senate Candidates: Republican Gary Dahms and Democrat Ted Suss, and the House …

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    08 Oct 12
  • HeartOfNewUlm1

    Elements of the Heart of New Ulm Project will soon be expanded countywide in Brown County thanks to a $204,000 federal grant. Grant money will be used to promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and …

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    08 Oct 12
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season wraps up this week with a total of 3 local-area school districts holding week-long festivities. Schools celebrating Homecoming include: Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, Madelia, and Norwood Young America’s Central High School. Activities …

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    08 Oct 12