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  • VeteransCemetery

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Minnesota a $10-million grant to establish a new State Veterans Cemetery in Preston. Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz says that the federal funds will cover 100% of …

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    27 Sep 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board approved a preliminary tax levy for next year for the district on Thursday. Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says that next year’s levy will be only a .75% increase over …

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    27 Sep 13
  • GFW

    The GFW School District is moving forward with implementing the Q-Comp program, the state initiative that pays teachers based on the performance of their students. The program needed to be approved by the teachers union …

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    27 Sep 13
  • Dollars

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday awarded over a million dollars worth of bids on 3 upcoming projects in the community. MR Paving and Excavating was awarded a bid for more-than $85,000 to …

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    26 Sep 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board is scheduled to approve a preliminary tax levy for 2014 this (THU) evening. The board is expected to approve the maximum levy amount possible, around $6.2-million. The final …

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    26 Sep 13
  • GasPumps

    Gas prices have fallen by more than 20-cents in Minnesota in September, and the statewide average is now a dime below the national average. Triple-A Minnesota’s Gail Weinholzer says we’re paying 52-cents less per-gallon than …

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    25 Sep 13
  • 4H

    The Brown County Board approved the annual agreement with the University of Minnesota on Tuesday for Extension programs locally. The contract provides for a three-quarters time 4H program coordinator for Brown County at a cost …

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    25 Sep 13
  • HomecomingCrowns

    It’s Homecoming time at a dozen high schools around the area, which means there’s new Homecoming Royalty. The Homecoming Queen for BOLD High School is Baylie Kubesh, and the Homecoming King is Logan Sandgren. The …

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    25 Sep 13