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  • BrownCounty

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) is scheduled to consider a contract with the Brown County Evaluation Center for detox services for the county next year. The contract includes a 4% increase in daily per-diem …

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    22 Oct 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives around the area this week. The Bloodmobile will be at the Redwood Falls National Guard Armory from 1 to 7pm both today (MON) and tomorrow (TUE), …

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    21 Oct 13
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    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 2013 “Industry Of The Year” is the New Ulm Graphics Industry, consisting of Apitz Printing, Beacon Promotions, Lime Valley, Madsen ink, Master Graphics, Preferred …

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    21 Oct 13
  • RecreationalTrail

    The City of St. Peter has approved the plans for a new privately-funded recreational trail in Traverse des Sioux Park. The trail will be used for bicycling, walking, running, and snowshoes in the winter, and …

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    21 Oct 13
  • CaseCombineHarvester

    The wet spring delayed farming activities earlier this year, but things have rebounded nicely and despite recent rains, harvest is rolling right along. Wayne Schoper, Ag Instructor with South Central College, says yields for beans …

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    18 Oct 13
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    Gustavus Adolphus College has made the top  100 list of the country’s best values in private colleges. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance lists Gustavus as the 47th best value in the country among liberal arts colleges. The …

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    18 Oct 13
  • SiehlPrize-medium

    Nominations are now open for the University of Minnesota’s Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture. The awards will be announced on National Ag Day on March 25. The Siehl Prize dates back to the early …

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    17 Oct 13
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    MNSure is reporting just over 12,000 people have set up on-line account on Minnesota’s new health insurance marketplace during its first two weeks. Only about 5500 have completed applications and only about 3700 have actually …

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    17 Oct 13