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  • Highway14Sign

    The bridge repair work on the Highway 14/15 Bridge over Minnesota River in New Ulm is complete, and the bridge did open to traffic today (TUE). This comes around a week ahead of schedule. The …

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    24 Sep 13
  • SibleyEast2

    Residents of the Sibley East School District should see a significant decrease in their taxes next year. The Sibley East School Board recently approved a preliminary tax levy for 2014 that is a 14% decrease …

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    24 Sep 13
  • HometownHero

    The annual “Oscar Sorbel Hometown Hero Award” was given out in the City of Madelia recently during the community’s Younger Brothers Capture weekend. The recipient of the volunteer award this year is Madelia native Traci …

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    24 Sep 13
  • RedCross

    Some American Red Cross offices around the region are being consolidated into other offices in the coming weeks, including in New Ulm. The Red Cross announced on Friday that it will be closing the New …

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    23 Sep 13
  • FarmToSchool

    September is Farm to School Month in Minnesota, and State Ag Commissioner Charlie Poster will be stopping in Lafayette, Walnut Grove, and Tracy today (MON) to learn how those school districts use Farm to School …

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    23 Sep 13
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season continues around the local area, with a total of 12 school districts holding week-long festivities. High schools celebrating Homecoming this week include: BOLD, Cedar Mountain, Central, GFW, Lake Crystal Wellcome …

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    23 Sep 13
  • CrystalWatersProject

    A special event is being held on Sunday in the City of Lake Crystal to help clean up the lakes around the community. Crystal Lake at Robinson Park was deemed unsanitary recently, and the Crystal …

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    21 Sep 13
  • Equinox

    The Summer of 2013 is officially over as of Sunday afternoon. ┬áThe Autumnal Equinox arrives at approximately 3:44pm Central Daylight Time on Sunday. At that exact moment, the Earth will be lighted from pole to …

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    21 Sep 13