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  • WinterSolstice

    Winter officially arrives in the Northern Hemisphere this (SAT) morning. The Winter Solstice occurs at 11:11am our time. At that moment the Sun will be directly over the Tropic of Capricorn, as far south as …

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    21 Dec 13
  • RedKettle

    A group of anonymous donors is putting up two-million dollars to match Salvation Army donations in two states this weekend. Spokesperson Annette Bauer says that all Red Kettle donations throughout Minnesota will be doubled. Online …

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    20 Dec 13
  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    In a year that had deadly tornadoes, fierce wildfires and destructive floods in many states, the Southern Minnesota Red Cross assisted a total of 529 people after disasters in the region, part of the 146 …

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    19 Dec 13
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    Reports of lights overheating, melting or smoking have prompted the recall of around 1,800 pre-lit, artificial Christmas trees sold exclusively at Menards. The trees were sold for about $300 at Menards stores between September and …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Bloodmobile2

    There are a few blood drives being held around the area this week as the busy holiday season continues. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be Scholarship America in St. Peter from 11am to 4pm …

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    16 Dec 13
  • Nativity

    The 28th season of the Springfield Nativity Pageant takes place this weekend. The annual show features a cast of hundreds along with live animals and a real baby as the newborn Jesus. The free pageant …

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    13 Dec 13
  • NUCommunityFriendsThanksgiving

    The KNUJ Hometown Hero for December is a group this month: the New Ulm Community Friends organization. For 26 years now hundreds of volunteers have banded together to prepare and serve a free Thanksgiving meal …

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    11 Dec 13
  • HolidayTrain

    The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stopped in New Ulm and Springfield on Sunday, and made generous donations to the food shelfs in both communities. Around 400 people were on hand for the Holiday Train stop …

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    09 Dec 13