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  • Grackle

    The 28th annual Grackle Days got underway Thursday in the City of Winthrop. The theme of this year’s festival is “Winthrop’s Got Talent.” Grackle Days highlights include a talent variety show, alumni basketball tournaments, the …

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    13 Apr 12
  • GSL

    The Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board recently approved $640,000 worth of improvements to the district’s school buildings. The first project was awarded to JS Cates of Hamel with a low bid of $520,000 to replace windows …

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    12 Apr 12
  • PlantClosing

    The preparations to close one of the largest employers in the City of Arlington continue. Technical Services for Electronics recently announced that it would closing it’s 13,000 square-foot manufacturing plant in Arlington by the end …

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    12 Apr 12
  • FoodShelf1

    SouthPoint Federal Credit Union is helping the Sleepy Eye Area Food Shelf “Pack The Pantry” through the month of April. The food shelf was forced to close it’s doors in February due to a water …

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    12 Apr 12
  • PeteEggen

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of April is Pete Eggen of St. James. Eggen has been the driving force behind several annual events in St. James, including the Chamber of Commerce Runs, Freeze Your …

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    11 Apr 12
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a $10,000 loan towards a proposed Veterans Park project, and approved the design of the park. The proposal calls for building a Main Street park commemorating …

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    11 Apr 12
  • LyleKoenen1

    Democratic State Representative Lyle Koenen of Clara City was the winner of the Special Election to fill the District 20 state Senate seat formerly held by the late Senator Gary Kubly on Tuesday. Koenen received …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Books

    The Brown County Historical Society holds it’s annual Book Sale later this week. Spokesperson Mary Ann Zins says the Book Sale takes place from 9 to 6 on Friday and 9 to 2 Saturday at …

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    10 Apr 12