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  • HarkinStore

    The historic Harkin Store celebrates Mother’s Day on Sunday with a special program from 1 to 4pm. The 1870s-era store is all that is left of the riverboat town of West Newton, and has much …

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    10 May 14
  • MarijuanaPills

    The Minnesota House passed a medical-marijuana proposal on Friday. Like the Senate’s, the House’s bill offers patients marijuana in pill, oil or vapor form and prohibits smoking the drug. The House bill establishes three medical …

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    10 May 14
  • Flu

    The flu continues to linger around our state. The Minnesota Department of Health reports a total of 12 influenza-related hospitalizations over the past week, compared with 20 hospitalizations the week before. There have been more …

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    09 May 14
  • Fishing

    Around 500,000 people are expected to fish on opening day of the walleye and northern pike season Saturday. DNR Fisheries Chief Don Pereira says there is something special about being on the water during the …

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    09 May 14
  • StampOutHunger

    Letter carriers across Minnesota are getting ready for the 22nd annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. Regional coordinator Samantha Hartwig says they’re asking people to put a bag of non-perishable food items at their mailbox …

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    09 May 14
  • SertomaLogo

    The New Ulm Sertoma Club has announced the recipient of the 2014 Service To Mankind Award. Chris Rosenhammer volunteers her leadership skills to numerous New Ulm organizations. She serves as the lead volunteer coordinator for …

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    08 May 14
  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School District has named it’s Teacher Of The Year for 2014. Mandy Brown was chosen for the honor by her fellow faculty members at Springfield Public Schools. She is a English Teacher who …

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    08 May 14
  • Vikings stadium 2

    Minnesota is submitting its final bid to host the 2018 Super Bowl. The new indoor stadium for the Minnesota Vikings in downtown Minneapolis is due to be completed in 2016, and the state is competing …

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    08 May 14