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  • butterfield odin school

    At a Butterfield-Odin School Board meeting Monday the board voted 4 to 3 for a motion not to renew the contract of the superintendent. While the motion to act on Lisa Shellum’s contract passed Monday, …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Bruce Fenskie

    A retirement celebration was held Thursday evening at the Best Western to honor the New Ulm Journal’s publisher Bruce Finskie. In the past 35 years, Fenskie says the most significant change has been the city …

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    23 Oct 15
  • 2015 Homemade Pie Contest

    Rules and Guidelines: Pies must be homemade by entrant including crust(s) and filling.   Pies must be made from scratch by the entrant in a “home” kitchen.  No frozen or commercially  prepared pie filling.   Pies …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Blue Earth County

    Checks are being stolen from mailboxes in Blue Earth County. According to the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office, the theft of the checks occurred between October 10-19. Several of the checks were altered with a …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Beth DuFrane

    The death of an elected official is hard enough for a small community. Now a new law means residents of the Sibley East School District will have to wait at least six months before they …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Mankato schools

    Two Mankato East students are facing felony criminal sexual conduct charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl on school grounds during a track meet this past spring. Seventeen-year-old Cornelius Ayers Jr., and 16-year-old Khalil …

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    22 Oct 15
  • tree_stand_safety

    More than 12,000 tree stands used for deer hunting are being recalled by a southern Minnesota company due to a fall hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the assembly cables on stands made by …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Sleepy Eye School

    The Sleepy Eye Public School received good news on a report on student performance on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment tests for 2015. Results indicated less of an achievement gap between students eligible for the Free …

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    22 Oct 15