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  • NicolletRoyalty2014

    The City of Nicollet held its annual Friendship Days celebration over the weekend, and new Nicollet royalty was crowned Saturday evening as part of the festivities. The new Miss Nicollet is Emily Fischer, the daughter …

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    23 Jun 14
  • MollySonnyBoy

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm’s German Park with a free show by Molly & Sonny Boy. The concert starts at 7pm, and the New Ulm Puppet …

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    23 Jun 14
  • Flooding2014

    Approximately 20 Minnesota National Guard soldiers were deployed to the City of Henderson on Friday to assist Sibley County with flood response efforts. The troops were ordered to the flood-drenched community by Governor Dayton, and …

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    21 Jun 14
  • Festival

    Summer officially arrived this (SAT) morning, and the summer festival season is now underway in southern Minnesota. Friendship Days in the City of Nicollet kicked off Friday evening with food and carnival rides in the …

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    21 Jun 14
  • HarkinStore

    Visitors to the historic Harkin Store on Sunday will enjoy the sounds of bluegrass music as Carver Creek Bluegrass performs from 1-4pm. The family band of five siblings, formerly known as Monson Family Bluegrass, is …

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    21 Jun 14
  • FloodedFields

    This week’s heavy rains have extinguished the last remaining patch of drought in Minnesota. Thursday’s update from the US Drought Monitor shows the state completely free of drought and abnormally dry conditions. Minnesota Climatologist Pete …

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    20 Jun 14
  • Unemployment

    Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell by a tenth of a point to 4.6% in May as employers added 10,300 jobs. State labor analyst Steve Hine says it was the strongest month of the year so far. …

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    20 Jun 14
  • SeniorCitizens

    The AARP announced Thursday that Minnesota is ranked first in the nation for the care we provide to seniors and people with disabilities. Minnesota scored top marks in the five areas measured: affordability and access, …

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    20 Jun 14