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  • Landfill

    The Brown County Board Tuesday voted to table the acceptance of 10-thousand cubic yards of contaminated soil from a downtown Mankato project for the Brown County Landfill. Brown County Assistant Planning and Zoning Administrator Desiree …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Walz

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz met with ag officials and local farmers at the POET biorefining plant in Lake Crystal on Monday to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to change the nation’s renewable fuel …

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    18 Dec 13
  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council is scheduled to give the final approval to the city’s budget and tax levy for 2014 this (TUE) evening. During its meeting earlier this month, the council allocated additional funds …

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    17 Dec 13
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) is scheduled to give the final approval to the county’s proposed property tax levy and budget for 2014. The Brown County levy is set to increase by just-over 3% …

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    17 Dec 13
  • RecreationalTrail

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting an open house today (TUE) on the proposed Minnesota River State Trail connecting the cities of Franklin and Le Sueur. The meeting is for anyone interested in …

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    17 Dec 13
  • Scam

    Authorities across the area are warning of a new phone scam. Law enforcement agencies in New Ulm, Fairmont, and Windom say that several people have been receiving automated voice messages lately. The calls vary, but …

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    16 Dec 13
  • Highway14Sign

    A meeting on the future plans for the intersection of Highways 14 and 111 in Nicollet is taking place this (MON) evening, and the public is encouraged to attend. The construction of the four-lane expansion …

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    16 Dec 13
  • Bloodmobile2

    There are a few blood drives being held around the area this week as the busy holiday season continues. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be Scholarship America in St. Peter from 11am to 4pm …

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    16 Dec 13