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  • UnderageDrinking

    The Redwood Falls City Council will be holding a public hearing on a proposed “Social Host” ordinance this week. The new ordinance for the city would prohibit a person from hosting an event or gathering …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Morgan

    The City of Morgan is holding it’s annual City and Country Days festival all weekend. The celebration kicked off on Friday, and continues all day today (SAT) and Sunday. Today’s highlights include volleyball, softball and …

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    16 Jun 12
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Thursday approved the district’s budget for the 2012-2013 school year. The budget will see a total fund balance decrease for District 84 of more than $88,000. Total General Fund …

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    16 Jun 12
  • Eagle

    It’s been 14 years since volunteers in Chaska rescued an eaglet whose nest was downed by high winds. Since then, they’ve been left to wonder whatever happened to the bird. Thanks to a curious wildlife …

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    16 Jun 12
  • RelayForLife1

    The Sibley County Relay For Life is taking place overnight tonight (FRI) in the City of Arlington. Co-Organizer Jeri Odenthal says the annual event to help in the fight against cancer is in a new …

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    15 Jun 12
  • NicolletCityHall

    A Nicollet City Councilor resigned from his post this week, and the council appointed a replacement for him during the same meeting. Councilor Cory Johnson cited time constraints as the main reason for his resignation, …

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    15 Jun 12
  • LakeCrystal

    The Summer Festival season begins “heating up” around the area this weekend, with several communities holding their annual celebrations, including Lake Crystal and it’s Duck Days festivities. Lake Crystal Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Books

    The Blue Earth County Board did not address the funding of the county’s public library system during it’s meeting on Tuesday, but commissioners say there is “nothing to worry about.” This comes after the Mankato …

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    14 Jun 12