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  • Mankato Mayo Nurses Picketing Today

    Nurses are picketing outside the Mankato Mayo Hospital today (TUE) as a show of solidarity as contract talks continue with hospital management. RN Chad Weiler says they want to advocate for patient safety. Weiler claims …

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    17 Sep 13
  • Bloodmobile3

    National Preparedness Month continues, and the American Red Cross is asking you to help prepare for emergencies by becoming a regular blood donor. The Bloodmobile will be at the Willkommen Pavillion in Norwood Young America …

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    17 Sep 13
  • Walz

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz be joining local business and community leaders at a series of events today (MON) to discuss Highway 14. Walz will be highlighting the need to include the corridor in Mn/DOT’s …

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    16 Sep 13
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season continues this week with a total of 6 local area school districts holding festivities. High schools celebrating Homecoming this week include: Mountain Lake, New Ulm Cathedral, Nicollet, Renville County West, …

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    16 Sep 13
  • MissNewUlm2013

    New Ulm Royalty was crowned Saturday evening at the annual New Ulm Firefighters Dance. Miss New Ulm 2013 is Britta Palmer, the daughter of Denise and Gary Palmer. Britta was feeling several emotions during the …

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    14 Sep 13
  • Handshake

    Minnesota’s trade relationship with Taiwan got a boost this week. Taiwanese officials signed a letter of intent to buy up to 3.5 billion dollars of corn and soybeans from Minnesota and other Midwestern farmers over …

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    14 Sep 13
  • CornHands

    Corn may be headed for a record-breaking year based on the latest USDA Crop Report. The report, released on Thursday, forecasts corn at 13.8 billion bushels, up less than 1% from last month and 28% …

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    14 Sep 13
  • PrincessCrown

    A new Miss New Ulm will be crowned this (SAT) evening during the annual New Ulm Firefighters Dance. There are a total of 20 candidates vying to be New Ulm royalty this year. Program Coordinator …

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    14 Sep 13