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  • Winthrop

    The City of Winthrop got a new fire chief this month. Lonnie Bacon is the new Winthrop fire chief after Mike Trebesch stepped down from the position. Trebesch served as fire chief for 8 years. …

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    27 Jan 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a proposal to switch to a 6-period school day at New Ulm High School next school year. District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme says that the …

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    27 Jan 12
  • MNDNR

    Landowners in 21 southwestern Minnesota counties can earn money by allowing public hunting on their private land through the DNR’s Walk-In Access program. The WIA program is entering its second year as a pilot program. …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Drought

    Minnesota’s current drought will likely mean much less flooding this spring. The National Weather service says this year’s lack of precipitation means area rivers will have a lower spring flow due to a smaller snow …

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    27 Jan 12
  • AmyRomero

    Authorities have released more information on the case of a former Sibley County woman arrested on murder charges in Missouri last week. 29-year-old Amy Ann Romero was arrested in Sullivan County, Missouri last Friday on …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Medal1

    Longtime Watonwan County Auditor Don Kuhlman was presented the Outstanding Auditor Of The Year award during the recent convention of the Minnesota Association of County Officers. Kuhlman was chosen for the award by his fellow …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Dayton1

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will be visiting the community of Bird Island today (FRI). Dayton will be at St. Mary’s School in Bird Island to honor a promise he made to 8th-grade student McKaia Ryberg. …

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    27 Jan 12
  • SibleyEast

    The Sibley East School Board has approved the purchase of an Apple iPad2 tablet computer for every student in grades 5 through 12. The “Project Ed.21″ initiative will begin next school year at Sibley East …

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    27 Jan 12