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  • NU Habitat Family Chosen

    The Minnesota Valley Chapter of Habitat for Humanity has announced the name of their latest partner family to receive a new home. The Gendron-Bronstad family of New Ulm will contribute 200 “sweat-equity” hours toward the …

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    26 Apr 12
  • FairfaxCityHall

    The City of Fairfax has officially opened the doors on it’s new city hall. The new facility is located in the old 1st National Bank building on 1st Street Southeast in Fairfax, across from where …

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    26 Apr 12
  • GFW

    The GFW School Board approved a 2-year contract for a new high school principal this week. Steve Schauberger has served as the Dean of Students at Dassel-Cokato High School since 2006. Prior to that he …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Biofuel

    State regulators have given the developers of a $30-million biofuel project in the City of LeSueur an environmental exemption. The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency won’t need an environmental impact statement in order to move forward …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Local Students At Nat'l Competition

    Students from 3 area high schools representing a total of 9 local communities are competing in a national robotics competition in St. Louis over the next 4 days. Students from GFW High School and the …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Highway14

    Work on Highway 14 in North Mankato gets underway next week as Mn/DOT crews prepare for the construction of a new interchange and two miles of highway expansion. Work begins on Tuesday, May 1st. The …

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    25 Apr 12
  • RS Fiber Project Moves Forward

    The Sibley County Board this (TUE) morning unanimously voted to move forward with the Renville-Sibley Fiber Project. The proposal to bring fiber optic phone, internet and television to the rural and urban areas of Sibley …

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    24 Apr 12
  • FFA_Logo

    Two KNUJ area FFA supporters were recognized Monday night at the Minnesota State FFA Convention in St. Paul. Ruth Klossner of Lafayette and Jim Bartels of New Ulm received Honorary State FFA Degrees during the …

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    24 Apr 12