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  • StPeter

    Gustavus Adolphus in St. Peter is having a big year as they celebrate their 150th anniversary. Assistant to the President for Special Projects Barb Larson Taylor says many special activities will coincide with already scheduled …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Homecoming

    Several more area schools are celebrating homecoming this week. A few have crowned new homecoming royalty. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Queen is Natalie Schwartz and King is Jake Lilleoden. The Knights will play Buffalo Hector/Stewart …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Highway141

    The Nicollet County Board voted to move forward as planned with the Highway 14 expansion project, despite the fact that the project is six million dollars over budget. The Minnesota Department of Transportation needed Nicollet …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Deputy sued in Kasota killing

    A federal wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a Le Sueur County sheriff’s deputy who shot a man to death outside a Kasota apartment building in 2009. The lawsuit was filed by Mark Heilman, …

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    28 Sep 11
  • BavarianBlast

    The Alex Meixner Band returned to New Ulm Tuesday night to play a fundraiser for Bavarian Blast at the Holiday Inn. About 170 people attended and over $7000 was raised. The pre-Oktoberfest show was organized …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Berg Hotel/Gaylord Park Get National Register Nominations

    The Minnesota Historical Society State Review Board will consider a couple of area sites among twelve nominations to the National Register of Historic places November 1. The C. Berg Hotel in Sleepy Eye and the …

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    27 Sep 11
  • Postal worker rallies today

    Postal workers around the state are set to stage rallies this afternoon as postal centers are poised to close and jobs cut. The demonstrations come as Congress looks to close thousands of post offices that …

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    27 Sep 11
  • CarCrash2

    The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a hit and run on Highway 14 just east of Cobden this (Tuesday) morning. According to the state patrol, a 2010 Ford Escape driven by Gary Berdan of Waseca …

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    27 Sep 11