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  • LafayetteCharterSchool

    This week is National Charter Schools Week, and students, parents, teachers, and communities across the state are celebrating the many successes of public charter schools. There are a total of 164 public charter schools in …

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    05 May 14
  • Bloodmobile2

    World Red Cross Day takes place later this week, a time to recognize worldwide efforts to relieve human suffering. World Red Cross Day is celebrated on Thursday, May 8th, the birthday of the founder of …

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    05 May 14
  • Flu

    The flu season is winding down in Minnesota, but there is still some activity in the state. The Department of Health reported 15 influenza-related hospitalizations over the past week last week, along with one nursing …

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    05 May 14
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    A total of 220 soldiers from across the state report to Camp Ripley in Little Falls today (FRI) for pre-deployment training. 34th Combat Aviation Brigade Spokesperson Lt. Holly Elkin says the soldiers will be preparing …

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    02 May 14
  • Rain

    Many Minnesotans are pleased that the rainy month of April 2014 has come to an end. It was above normal for precipitation, but Assistant State Climatologist Pete Boulay says it was not one of the …

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    02 May 14
  • RedwoodFalls

    The City of Redwood Falls officially kicks off a year of Sesquicentennial celebrations on Friday, which has been declared “Founders Day.” Redwood Falls is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding with events throughout the …

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    01 May 14
  • LCWMAcademicDecathlon2014

    The Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Academic Decathlon team competed in a national tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii this past weekend, and came away from the competition with 3 medals. More than 450 students from across the …

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    01 May 14
  • Tippi Hedren

    Actress and Animal Rights Activist Tippi Hedren will be speaking in New Ulm this (THU) evening. Hedren was born in New Ulm, and grew up in Lafayette, and is best known for her role in …

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    01 May 14