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  • SeniorCitizens

    The Watonwan County Fair wrapped up on Sunday with an awards ceremony. The 2014 Senior Volunteer of the Year awards were given to St. James residents Albert “Sonny” Prahl and Eunice Arnold for the many …

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    25 Jul 14
  • Festival

    The Summer Festival Season continues this weekend across southern Minnesota, with several local communities holding their annual celebrations. There’s “Catfish Derby Days” in the City of Franklin. There’s also “Truman Days” and “Glencoe Days” and …

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    25 Jul 14
  • MusicNotes

    The final concert of the 2014 summer season for the Gibbon Area Uncommon Band of Renown is this (FRI) evening. The Farewell Community Concert begins at 7:15pm in the Gibbon City Park. The annual tradition …

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    25 Jul 14
  • Deer

    The regulations on Minnesota’s 2014 deer-hunting season announced by the Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday are the most conservative in over two decades. They say the 2014 season is designed to rebuild deer numbers …

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    24 Jul 14
  • NUACT

    The New Ulm Actors Community Theatre opens its annual summer musical in its new theater space this (THU) evening. Performances of “Fiddler On The Roof” take place today, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm at the …

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    24 Jul 14
  • SleepyEye

    An evening of fun, food, and information intended to strengthen community spirit is taking place later today (THU) in Sleepy Eye’s Allison Park. The “Party in the Park” is happening from 5 to 8pm. It …

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    24 Jul 14
  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    A Red Cross volunteer from New Ulm is headed to Washington State to help with the wildfire relief efforts taking place there. Wildfires continue to burn east of the Cascade Mountains, and Red Cross workers …

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    23 Jul 14
  • OpalDewanzMVACHonor

    New Ulm resident Opal Dewanz received the Roger J. Wolfe Achievement Award for her lifetime of volunteer activities at Minnesota Valley Action Council’s annual meeting this week. The award is presented in honor of the …

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    23 Jul 14