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  • Excelaward

    The Minnesota State High School League will be honoring the 2012 recipients of the ExCEL Award during the State Girls’ Basketball Tournament this coming weekend. This is the 16th year of recognizing high school juniors …

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    13 Mar 12
  • NicolletSchool

    The superintendent of the Nicollet School District resigned last week due to health reasons. The Nicollet School Board accepted the resignation of part-time Superintendent T. Sorenson during a special meeting early in the week, and …

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    12 Mar 12
  • Biofuel (1)

    A proposed biofuel plant in Le Sueur could be headed for a public vote. Petitions with hundreds of signatures have been turned over to the Le Sueur City Council, the first step in a process …

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    12 Mar 12
  • DFL

    The Brown County DFL Party held it’s annual convention on Sunday in New Ulm, and a challenger for the new District 16 Senate seat came forward. The seat covers Brown, Redwood, Yellow Medicine and Lac …

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    12 Mar 12
  • ampi

    The butter made at the AMPI plant in New Ulm has been named the best in the world. The cooperative’s salted butter scored a near-perfect score of 99.9% to earn a gold medal in the …

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    10 Mar 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday agreed to refinance approximately $5-million worth of bonds, a move that should save the district nearly $500,000 in debt service costs. The 15-year bonds were issued …

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    09 Mar 12
  • LCWM

    The Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial School Board has announced it’s choice for the district’s next superintendent. A total of 25 applications were initially received to replace current Lake Crystal Superintendent Les Norman, who is retiring …

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    09 Mar 12
  • SnowmobileAccident

    Prominent Glencoe area businessman Mark Jungclaus remains in critical condition following a recent snowmobile accident on Gull Lake. The accident happened the evening of Sunday, March 4th when Jungclaus hit an ice heave on the …

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    09 Mar 12