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  • Highway14

    The long-awaited Highway 14 construction project in southern Minnesota appears to be back on track. The project was nearly derailed six months ago by bids 31% higher than expected. But Mn/DOT Project Manager Matt Rottermond …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Books

    The Wabasso School Board has made a decision on who will replace retiring Wabasso Superintendent Tedd Suss at the end of the school year. Suss is retiring after 9 years with the Wabasso School District, …

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    23 Mar 12
  • StJamesBOTY2012

    The St. James Area Chamber of Commerce named a Business Of The Year during it’s recent annual banquet at the St. James Golf Course. The 2012 St. James Business Of The Year is Johnson’s Meat …

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    23 Mar 12
  • LakeCrystal

    A new city councilor was appointed in Lake Crystal this week. Gina Cooper was appointed by the Lake Crystal City Council to fill the seat left empty following the resignation of Dr. Anthony Jaspers, who …

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    23 Mar 12
  • RedwoodFalls

    The Redwood Fall City Council approved new redistricting lines for the city’s 3 wards this week. Redistricting is required every 10 years following the census. Ward 1 in Redwood Falls is now everything south of …

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    23 Mar 12
  • NUHomeShow2012

    New Ulm’s 32nd annual Home and Self-Improvement Show gets underway Friday at the New Ulm Civic Center. There will be over 200 booths at the Home Show, along with several free seminars and gift card …

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    22 Mar 12
  • PrincessCrown

    New Dairy Princesses were crowned in Renville County this week. The 2012 Renville County Dairy Princesses are Jessica Albrecht, the daughter of Kirby and Ann Albrecht of Fairfax and Jenna Albrecht, the daughter of Randy …

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    22 Mar 12
  • BaseballLights

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a Conditional Use Permit allowing the Essig Baseball Club to install lights at it’s baseball park. The conditions of allowing the lights include shutting them off no …

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    21 Mar 12