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  • LakeCrystal

    Lake Crystal City Councilor Dr. Anthony Jaspers submitted his resignation this week. Jaspers is quitting the council due to failing health. His resignation was effective immediately. The Lake Crystal City Council will now need to …

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    10 Feb 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a proposal to move to a 4-day school week beginning next school year. District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme says it is a move that should …

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    10 Feb 12
  • StPeter

    The St. Peter Winterfest Medallion has been found. Two boys found the medallion in Warren Park on the west edge of St. Peter on Wednesday. 14-year-old Roman Hagen and 10-year-old Isaac Hagen will now claim …

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    09 Feb 12
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Wednesday unanimously approved the implementation of a four-day school week beginning next school year. The move is expected to save the district more than $80,000 a year by reducing …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Medal1

    The annual “Spirit of Springfield Award” was presented during the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting recently. Ken Koll is the recipient of the honor this year. The 65-year-old served on the St. John …

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    09 Feb 12
  • FloodLevee

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday discussed how the city will pay for it’s share of a proposed flood levee along the Minnesota River. Half of the $2-million cost of the levee is being …

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    08 Feb 12
  • habitat for humanity

    The Minnesota Valley Chapter of Habitat For Humanity is currently accepting applications for families in need of housing in the New Ulm area. Plans are underway to begin designing the 9th Habitat For Humanity home …

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    08 Feb 12
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting takes place this Thursday at the Eagles Orchid Inn. The theme of the annual meeting and party this year is “Groovin’ With The Chamber.” Those attending …

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    08 Feb 12