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  • SleepyEye

    The last in a series of meetings concerning the possible change to a 4-day school week for the Sleepy Eye School District takes place today (MON) . The cost-cutting idea is being considered for implementation …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Winthrop

    Winthrop Mayor Dave Trebelhorn on Friday announced that he will be running for re-election this year. He says he is 75% sure at this time that he will run. Trebelhorn is currentlly serving his 3rd …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Winthrop

    The City of Winthrop got a new fire chief this month. Lonnie Bacon is the new Winthrop fire chief after Mike Trebesch stepped down from the position. Trebesch served as fire chief for 8 years. …

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    27 Jan 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a proposal to switch to a 6-period school day at New Ulm High School next school year. District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme says that the …

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    27 Jan 12
  • SibleyEast

    The Sibley East School Board has approved the purchase of an Apple iPad2 tablet computer for every student in grades 5 through 12. The “Project Ed.21″ initiative will begin next school year at Sibley East …

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    27 Jan 12
  • LegacyAmendment1

    The Minnesota Historical Society this week announced that a total of more than $3.8 million in Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants has been awarded to 59 recipients in 39 counties. The grants are made …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Fairmont Administrator Resigns

    The city administrator of Fairmont officially announced his retirement this week. Jim Zarling’s retirement will take effect May 30th. Zarling told the Fairmont City Council during it’s meeting this week that he is committed to …

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    26 Jan 12
  • GFW

    The GFW School District got a new superintendent this week. GFW High School Principal Jeff Bertrang was officially named GFW Superintendent during the school board meeting in Fairfax this week. He replaces Superintendent Tony Boyer, …

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    25 Jan 12