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  • Franken1

    US Senator Al Franken was presented the Golden Triangle award from the National Farmers Union Tuesday night. The Golden Triangle is given to legislators who have demonstrated leadership on issues relevant to America’s family farmers, …

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    14 Sep 11
  • StPeter

    The St. Peter City Council has approved a preliminary property tax levy increase of zero percent for the community, for the second year in a row. Local property taxes in St. Peter will remain unchanged …

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    14 Sep 11
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of September is Charles Korsmo of Fairfax. Korsmo gives generously of his time to several organizations. He serves as the treasurer for the Fairfax United Methodist Church, is a …

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    14 Sep 11
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    The Elk River man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in her Kasota apartment last year will likely be accepting a plea deal in the murder case against him. 24-year-old Tyler Andrew Wicklund made an appearance …

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    14 Sep 11
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    The Sleepy Eye City Council approved a preliminary budget and tax levy for 2012 Tuesday evening. Next year’s property taxes in Sleepy Eye are tentatively set to increase by more than $93,000, or about 7.5%. …

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    14 Sep 11
  • Graffiti

    The Norwood Young America City Council recently approved a graffiti ordinance for the city. This comes after multiple businesses and properties were vandalized in the town over the summer. The new ordinance was modeled after …

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    13 Sep 11
  • Fraud

    A New Ulm couple face felony welfare fraud charges stemming from wrongfully obtaining over $1,400 in public assistance while living in rural Gibbon in 2010. 39-year-old Mark Madson Senior and 43-year-old LuAnn Madson both face …

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    13 Sep 11
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    Area soybean fields are turning colors, as seen in this picture taken just outside of New Ulm.   Farmers will be watching temperatures for this Wed. night, as a possible frost is in the forecast.

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    13 Sep 11