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  • 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
  • JNS.PackageFood3

    MR Paving and Excavating recently donated $8,000 to the New Ulm Kids Against Hunger chapter. A total of 71 MR Paving employees then packed nearly 33,000 meals at the Hope and Healing Center in New …

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    07 Feb 12
  • RichardHanson

    The new superintendent of the Le Sueur Henderson School District has been on the job for over 6 months now, and received an “Excellent” performance review during the recent school board meeting. Richard Hanson took …

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    03 Feb 12
  • Dayton1

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will be visiting the community of Bird Island today (FRI), after last week’s stop was postponed due to the weather. Dayton will be at St. Mary’s School in Bird Island to …

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    03 Feb 12
  • SleepyEye

    The City of Sleepy Eye is cleaning up after a water main break occurred in the city’s power plant Thursday. Water was being pumped out of the building after the break caused a floor to …

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    03 Feb 12
  • Fairmont Summer Festival Cancelled

    The City of Fairmont’s summer festival has been cancelled this year due to a lack of volunteers to help plan the event. Only 2 people stepped forward this year to help organize the Fairmont Interlaken …

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    02 Feb 12