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  • UpperMidwestManagement

    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce has announced it’s 2012 Industry of the Year. Upper Midwest Management will be honored on Thursday, October 25th at the New Ulm Country Club. The full-service property management …

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    27 Sep 12
  • Park

    All McLeod County Parks will be officially closing for the season this coming Monday. That includes: Buffalo Creek Park in Glencoe, Swan Lake Park in Silver Lake, William May Park in Winsted, Stahl’s Lake Park …

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    27 Sep 12
  • EvaKarremann

    The latest New Ulm Sister Cities Commission Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange participant was welcomed to New Ulm on Tuesday. 26-year-old Eva Karremann works for the Human Resources department of the University Medical Center in Ulm, …

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    26 Sep 12
  • HomecomingCrowns

    Numerous high schools around the area have now crowned Homecoming royalty as a week filled with festivities for students continues. GFW’s Homecoming King is Kyle Sassenberg and the Homecoming Queen is Katie Becker. The Le …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Roundabout

    The first of several “roundabouts” being constructed in the City of Mankato opens to motorists today (WED). The new roundabout is located at the intersection of Stadium Road and Victory Drive in Mankato. Officials say …

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    26 Sep 12
  • EthanolPlant

    The high cost of corn has led to a southern Minnesota ethanol plant being closed down for now. The Biofuel Energy Corporation says it is idling its Fairmont ethanol plant until it can “secure local …

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    25 Sep 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on the state’s soybean harvest. The USDA weekly crop progress report for the state says that producers have harvested 45% of the soybean crop as of Sunday, up …

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    25 Sep 12
  • WindTurbines

    A new group of wind turbines currently being erected in southern Minnesota will become the tallest wind towers in the state upon their completion. The new turbines going up near Worthington will be 430-feet high …

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    25 Sep 12