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  • 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
  • ATV

    Neighbors and property owners bordering a proposed ATV park in Renville County want the county to kill the project. The proposed $1.3 million park near the Minnesota River in Sacred Heart Township has the support …

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    08 Mar 12
  • PollutedRiver

    Residents of the Le Sueur County City of Cleveland are being asked to stay away from a creek that runs through the community. Cherry Creek has reportedly become contaminated with E. Coli bacteria due to …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Books

    Maple River Principal Dan Anderson has been offered the position of superintendent for the school district. Current Maple River Superintendent Willis Schoeb is retiring June 30th, and Anderson is expected to take over the job …

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    29 Feb 12
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    Longtime New Ulm Boy Scout leader Scott Waldner was honored during a special luncheon on Monday. Waldner says that while he was never a scout as a kid, he is glad he got involved in …

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    28 Feb 12
  • LCWM

    The Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Academic Decathlon team is number one in the state! The nine-member squad took the state championship by besting seven other teams in a two-day meet that concluded on Monday in …

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    28 Feb 12