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  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season continues this week with a total of 6 local area school districts holding festivities. High schools celebrating Homecoming this week include: Mountain Lake, New Ulm Cathedral, Nicollet, Renville County West, …

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    16 Sep 13
  • MissNewUlm2013

    New Ulm Royalty was crowned Saturday evening at the annual New Ulm Firefighters Dance. Miss New Ulm 2013 is Britta Palmer, the daughter of Denise and Gary Palmer. Britta was feeling several emotions during the …

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    14 Sep 13
  • Handshake

    Minnesota’s trade relationship with Taiwan got a boost this week. Taiwanese officials signed a letter of intent to buy up to 3.5 billion dollars of corn and soybeans from Minnesota and other Midwestern farmers over …

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    14 Sep 13
  • CornHands

    Corn may be headed for a record-breaking year based on the latest USDA Crop Report. The report, released on Thursday, forecasts corn at 13.8 billion bushels, up less than 1% from last month and 28% …

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    14 Sep 13
  • PrincessCrown

    A new Miss New Ulm will be crowned this (SAT) evening during the annual New Ulm Firefighters Dance. There are a total of 20 candidates vying to be New Ulm royalty this year. Program Coordinator …

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    14 Sep 13
  • 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