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  • HometownHero2013Banquet

    KNUJ honored its Hometown Hero’s of the past 12 months at the Holiday Inn, Monday, October 21.  Pictured, front row, from left:  Doris Brandt Wigand-Henderson, Betty Maidl-LaFayette, Carl Wyczawksi-New Ulm, Mavin Stueber-New Ulm. Back Row:  …

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    22 Oct 13
  • SpeedLimit60

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising the posted speed limit from 55 to 60 miles-per-hour on 730 miles along three highways in greater Minnesota. New signs reflecting the higher limits began going up on …

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    22 Oct 13
  • CandidateForum2

    The St. Peter League of Women Voters and Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring Candidate Forums today (TUE) and Thursday. The forums are free and open to the public, and begin at 7pm in the Governors …

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    22 Oct 13
  • 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
  • NUChamberLogo

    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