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  • BigBoar2013

    The official biggest boar in the state is from a farm near Madelia. “Big Kenny” was named the biggest boar at the Minnesota State Fair this year after weighing in at 1,045-pounds. Big Kenny belongs …

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    13 Sep 13
  • LakeCrystal

    The Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center and numerous community businesses are sponsoring “Fall Fest” in Lake Crystal on Saturday. The highlights of Fall Fest include the 2nd annual 5K and 8K Walk and Run, music …

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    13 Sep 13
  • YoungerBros

    The 17th annual celebration of the capture of the notorious Younger Brothers Gang is taking place in and around the City of Madelia on Saturday. Event Spokesperson Bob Yurcek says that there’s a bank robbery …

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    13 Sep 13
  • Cows

    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is urging livestock farmers to apply now to take advantage of $1-million available for Livestock Investment Grants. The program helps eligible producers offset the costs of on-farm improvements. Qualifying upgrades …

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    12 Sep 13
  • MNSureAd

    Local area legislators are holding a public “Town Hall Forum” today (THU) to explain Minnesota’s upcoming health insurance exchange. MNsure is the online insurance marketplace where Minnesotans will find and compare health plans and choose …

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    12 Sep 13
  • YouthSummit

    A special “Youth Summit” is taking place in New Ulm later this month for high school students and their parents from around the local area. The registration for the “Live Out Loud” Youth Summit is …

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    12 Sep 13
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    The Sleepy City Council on Tuesday approved a preliminary tax levy for next year that could potentially lower resident’s taxes. The 2014 preliminary Sleepy Eye property tax levy is nearly $40,000 less than this year’s …

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    11 Sep 13
  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School Board recently approved a resolution calling for a pair of levy referendum questions to be put before voters this November. The district will first be asking Springfield area residents to renew the …

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    11 Sep 13