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  • Detours

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday approved a detour request from the City of New Ulm. The detour is part of the construction of a new Menard’s store on Highway 14 in New Ulm. Brown …

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    23 May 12
  • StPeterLibrary

    The St. Peter library celebrated its tenth anniversary in its current location this month. After the March 1998 tornadoes severely damaged the previous library, a makeshift location was made using trailers during the construction of …

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    23 May 12
  • FloodLevee

    The New Ulm City Council moved forward with the proposed construction of a permanent flood levy on the Minnesota River during a special meeting on Monday. The council had been prepared to discuss possible Eminent …

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    22 May 12
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    Site excavation work for a new Menards store in New Ulm got underway this week. The store will be located on the west end of New Ulm off Highway 14. The construction of the Menards …

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    22 May 12
  • RecreationalTrail

    Two community meetings are being held this month to discuss a proposed recreational trail from St. Peter to Mankato. The meetings will provide an opportunity for potential trail users and area property owners to provide …

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    22 May 12
  • PrincessKayButterhead1

    Congratulations to our local-area Princess Kay Finalists! Representing Brown County: Laura Rosenhammer of Sleepy Eye, the daughter of John and Patty Rosenhammer. Representing McLeod County: Elizabeth Nix of Plato, the daughter of Tim and Ann …

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    21 May 12
  • KidsAgainstHunger

    Student volunteers from St. Peter High School on Friday bagged more than 30,000 meals for hungry children around the world. The Kids Against Hunger event was organized by the St. Peter High School National Honor …

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    21 May 12
  • GFW

    Students at GFW Elementary School in Gibbon got to duct-tape their teacher to the wall this week while raising money for a good cause. The March Of Dimes fundraiser gave the kids a chance to …

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    21 May 12