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  • GayMarriageLicense

    Same-sex couples can now apply for Minnesota marriage licenses in some counties under the state’s new law allowing gay marriage. The new, gender-neutral license applications are available as of this (THU) morning in a few …

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    06 Jun 13
  • MusicNotes

    The annual Norwood Young America Music in the Park series gets underway today (THU). The summer full of live music at the NYA Legion Memorial Park starts with a performance by Sherwin Linton, who will …

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    06 Jun 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday revisited a proposed lease agreement for M-R Paving to manage the city’s compost and burn site after councilors had asked for some clarification in the wording of the …

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    05 Jun 13
  • Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings will host 50 Special Olympic athletes from across the state today (WED) at Winter Park for a Punt, Pass and Kick clinic. The athletes will watch the team practice before taking the …

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    05 Jun 13
  • childrens museum

    The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato learned¬†on Tuesday¬†that it will be receiving a $500,000 gift. The donation comes from the owners of the Dotson Company, Denny and Carole Dotson, and was made through …

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    05 Jun 13
  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council is scheduled to re-visit a proposed lease agreement for M-R Paving to manage the city’s compost and burn site during its meeting this (TUE) evening. This comes after councilors asked …

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    04 Jun 13
  • ArlingtonWaterTower

    The City of Arlington gets a new city administrator this week. Liza Donabauer is a Minnesota native most recently served as the city clerk in Clearwater, Kansas. She also has previous experience working in government …

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    04 Jun 13
  • SpringPlanting

    Another week of cold, wet weather has bogged down field work in parts of Minnesota. The USDA’s weekly crop report for Minnesota says that that standing water and muddy fields hampered the remaining planting work …

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    04 Jun 13