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  • UnitedStatesAchievementAcademy

    A New Ulm High School student has been recognized by the United State Achievement Academy as a Student of Excellence. The Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all American high school students. David Zimanski, the …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Books

    The Mankato City Council on Monday approved a resolution that ends the city’s tax levy for funding the Blue Earth County library system. Mankato and Blue Earth County have been unable to reach a joint …

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    12 Jun 12
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council will be considering giving the green light to a 4th of July fireworks display for the city during it’s meeting this (TUE) evening. The resolution being debated would allow Sleepy …

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    12 Jun 12
  • GOP

    The Chair of the McLeod County Republican Party was recently served a restraining order, and late last week 3 members of the McLeod County GOP Executive Committee resigned. The restraining order against County Chair Eric …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives around the local area this week in conjunction with “World Blood Donor Day.” The Bloodmobile will be at the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center’s Tomlinson Hall …

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    11 Jun 12
  • PuppetWagon (1)

    The New Ulm Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in German Park, and the New Ulm Puppet Wagon will make it’s summer debut before the show tonight. The Puppet Wagon performance …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Detours

    A major road project gets underway today (MON) in the Madelia area. Traffic on Highway 60 will be restricted to one lane from Madelia to the south junction with Highway 15 as crews resurface the …

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    11 Jun 12
  • GFW

    Local-area high school graduations wrap up this weekend with GFW High School holding a commencement ceremony on Sunday. A total of 64 Thunderbirds are graduating this year. The ceremony begins at 2pm Sunday at the …

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    09 Jun 12