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  • NURunnings

    The New Ulm Runnings will be moving into the former K-Mart building in New Ulm early next year. Runnings finalized the purchase of the building near the north end of New Ulm on August 30th, …

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    09 Sep 13
  • RockBendFolkFestival

    The annual Rock Bend Folk Festival is taking place this weekend in the City of St. Peter.St. Peter Community Development Director Russ Wille says that the free event takes place in Minnesota Square Park, and …

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    07 Sep 13
  • RiverSearch

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office is purchasing a new jet-propelled rescue boat thanks to a $35,000 federal grant. Officials say that the new kind of boat will hopefully make it easier for deputies to rescue …

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    07 Sep 13
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season is now underway, with Comfrey High School celebrating its Homecoming this week. Comfrey students have had fun dress-up days all week long, and the Cedar Mountain-Comfrey Cougars are taking on …

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    07 Sep 13
  • Hermann2

    A special dual-celebration is being held in New Ulm this Saturday. The festival commemorates both the 125th anniversary of the laying of the Hermann Monument Cornerstone and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the …

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    06 Sep 13
  • SpecialOlympics

    The New Ulm Special Olympics Team is holding a special fundraiser this Saturday. Special Olympians and their coaches will be on top of the roof of the New Ulm Hy-Vee store, asking for donations to …

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    06 Sep 13
  • 3M

    Minnesota-based 3M is building a $150-million research and development facility at its Maplewood campus. The 400,000-square-foot building will eventually house 700 scientists and researchers working on 3 of 3M’s five businesses – electrical and energy, …

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    06 Sep 13
  • NUSteelShredder

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday spent well over an hour discussing alleged noise violations by New Ulm Steel and Recycling. The company began using an industrial metal shredder this year, and several nearby …

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    05 Sep 13