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  • SpringfieldMicrotel

    The Springfield Microtel Inn & Suites is being sold to a South Dakota couple. The Springfield Lodging LLC Board of Governors has announced that the sale of the 30-unit motel is pending to Neeta and …

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    16 Apr 14
  • Furnace

    Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule expires Tuesday, so utility customers with past-due balances need to contact their local provider right away to avoid disconnection. Xcel Energy’s Patrick Boland says while many customers are able to stay …

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    15 Apr 14
  • BrownCountyCourthouse

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) is scheduled to consider sponsoring a $170,000 Legacy Grant application from the Brown County Historical Society. The funding would be used towards a $210,000 heating, ventilation and air conditioning …

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    15 Apr 14
  • SchellsLogo

    New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing Company brought 2 medals home from the recently concluded 2014 World Beer Cup competition. Schell’s won a Gold Medal in the Vienna-Style Lager category for its Firebrick, a reddish-amber lager …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Bloodmobile

    There will be several blood drives around the local area this week as the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to “Spring Into Action” for patients in need. The Bloodmobile will be at the Redwood …

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    14 Apr 14
  • MarijuanaMedicine

    Another poll is showing that a large majority of Minnesotans support the legalization of medical marijuana. A total of 69% of respondents in the new poll think marijuana should be legalized for medical purposes, while …

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    14 Apr 14
  • D3 (LP Vet2)

    The Minnesota House on Thursday unanimously approved a bill sponsored by local-area legislators that creates a motorcycle license plate for veterans wounded in combat. The bill was sponsored by Representative Kathy Brynaert of Mankato, as …

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    14 Apr 14
  • TownHallMeeting

    Local area legislators are holding Town Hall meetings this weekend as the Legislature takes its Spring Break. State Representative Glenn Gruenhagen of Glencoe has a Town Hall meeting taking place beginning at 10:30am Saturday at …

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    11 Apr 14