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  • RiverSearch

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office is purchasing a new jet-propelled rescue boat thanks to a $35,000 federal grant. Officials say that the new kind of boat will hopefully make it easier for deputies to rescue …

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    07 Sep 13
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season is now underway, with Comfrey High School celebrating its Homecoming this week. Comfrey students have had fun dress-up days all week long, and the Cedar Mountain-Comfrey Cougars are taking on …

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    07 Sep 13
  • Hermann2

    A special dual-celebration is being held in New Ulm this Saturday. The festival commemorates both the 125th anniversary of the laying of the Hermann Monument Cornerstone and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the …

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    06 Sep 13
  • SpecialOlympics

    The New Ulm Special Olympics Team is holding a special fundraiser this Saturday. Special Olympians and their coaches will be on top of the roof of the New Ulm Hy-Vee store, asking for donations to …

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    06 Sep 13
  • 3M

    Minnesota-based 3M is building a $150-million research and development facility at its Maplewood campus. The 400,000-square-foot building will eventually house 700 scientists and researchers working on 3 of 3M’s five businesses – electrical and energy, …

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    06 Sep 13
  • NUSteelShredder

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday spent well over an hour discussing alleged noise violations by New Ulm Steel and Recycling. The company began using an industrial metal shredder this year, and several nearby …

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    05 Sep 13
  • Dollars

    The McLeod County Board approved a preliminary budget for 2014 this week which calls for a 2.27% increase in the county’s property tax levy. McLeod County has had several years of no levy increases, with …

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    05 Sep 13
  • ArchbishopNienstedt

    Archbishop John Nienstedt is calling for federal reform that provides a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Minnesota told a group at the Saint Thomas Law School …

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    05 Sep 13