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  • JeffreyOlson1

    The superintendent of the St. Peter School District has been named the 2013 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year. Jeff Olson is being honored by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators based on his communication skills, …

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    12 Oct 12
  • Oktoberfest2

    The 31st annual Oktoberfest in New Ulm continues this weekend with events taking place at the Holiday Inn, downtown New Ulm, the August Schell Brewery, and elsewhere around the community. The festivities at the Holiday …

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    12 Oct 12
  • Oktoberfest

    Weekend number 2 of Oktoberfest in New Ulm gets underway on Friday, with festivities taking place at the Holiday Inn, downtown New Ulm, and the August Schell Brewery this weekend. The celebration downtown on Saturday …

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    11 Oct 12
  • 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