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  • MNsure

    The call center for Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is struggling to handle a crush of questions from people who are trying to get coverage in place in time for 2014. Callers to the MNsure help …

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    12 Dec 13
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council approved the city’s tax levy and budget for 2014 Tuesday evening following a Truth In Taxation hearing. The Sleepy Eye property tax levy for next year will go down by …

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    11 Dec 13
  • AlyssaAuten

    The Nicollet County Historical Society Board of Directors has hired a new director for the organization. Alyssa Auten will replace former director Ben Leonard, whose last day on the job was Friday. Auten will be …

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    11 Dec 13
  • NUCommunityFriendsThanksgiving

    The KNUJ Hometown Hero for December is a group this month: the New Ulm Community Friends organization. For 26 years now hundreds of volunteers have banded together to prepare and serve a free Thanksgiving meal …

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    11 Dec 13
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council is scheduled to hold a Truth In Taxation hearing for community residents this (TUE) evening. The preliminary Sleepy Eye property tax levy for next year that was set in September …

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    10 Dec 13
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    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a Hot Topics Lunch this Friday. The guest speakers will be Brad Finstad and Tom Horner, and the topic is “Finding the Voice of Rural Minnesota.” …

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    10 Dec 13
  • BenLeonard

    Nicollet County Historical Society Director Ben Leonard has his last day on the job on Friday after 9-and-a-half years, and the search for a replacement is underway. Leonard says that he is proud of the …

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    09 Dec 13
  • RedKettle

    After five straight days of bell ringing, 105 hours in all, Salvation Army Captain Jim Brickson of Albert Lea put down the bell Saturday night–ending in a three-way tie with two men from California and …

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    09 Dec 13