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  • 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
  • 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