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  • Henderson

    The City of Henderson’s Interim Police Chief recently submitted his resignation. Chief Pat Nienaber will be resigning from his post effective October 31st. Nienaber also serves as chief deputy for the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office, …

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    06 Oct 12
  • HomecomingCrowns

    The High School Homecoming season is in full swing this week with 10 local-area schools crowning Homecoming Royalty throughout the week. The Homecoming King for Belle Plaine High School is Brandon Boateng and the Homecoming …

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    05 Oct 12
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    The annual German-American Day Parade will take place Saturday morning in downtown New Ulm as part of the city’s Oktoberfest festivities. The parade is sponsored by the German-Bohemian Heritage Society. Spokesperson George Glotzbach says that …

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    05 Oct 12
  • StPeterSchools

    St. Peter High School will be inducting 3 people into the school’s Hall of Fame Saturday morning. Cambria President Marty Davis, former NASA engineer Susan Keswani and the late St. Peter insurance man Bill Pell …

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    05 Oct 12
  • NicolletCandidateForum

    Candidates for the Nicollet County Board took part in a League of Women Voters Candidate Forum in St. Peter Tuesday. Those involved included District 1 and 2 incumbents Marie Dranttel and Jim Stenson, and their …

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    04 Oct 12
  • Oktoberfest

    The first weekend of Oktoberfest in New Ulm takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Holiday Inn and downtown New Ulm. New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Audra Shaneman says that …

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    03 Oct 12
  • LafayetteCharterGrant

    The Lafayette Charter School is one of ten elementary schools in Minnesota and western Wisconsin to receive a $10,000 grant from Allina Health to promote healthy activities. The charter school will be provided direct access …

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    03 Oct 12
  • BenWestphal

    A St. Peter musician will be taking part in the popular network television show “The X-Factor” in the coming days. 19-year-old Ben Westphal has made it to the show’s “Boot Camp” round, which kicks off …

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    03 Oct 12