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  • Natural Gas

    A second public meeting on a proposed municipal natural gas utility in the city of Brownton has been set for 7pm tonight at the Brownton Community Center. The McLeod County Chronicle reports that on March …

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    07 Mar 13
  • Schell's Brewing Co

    New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing Company has announced a multi-million dollar slate of expansion projects. Schell’s President Ted Marti says the first phase will be a $2-million project, with work expected to get underway at …

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    06 Mar 13
  • Gas Meter1

    As the state digs out from another winter storm, utility companies are urging Minnesotans to keep their natural gas meters free of ice and snow. The meter’s regulator vent is vulnerable to plugging, which could …

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    06 Mar 13
  • Liz VanDerBill

    Elizabeth VanDerBill, a familiar face to many in the Willmar area, has been named Ridgewater College’s new Director of Communications and Marketing. She began her duties on Monday. VanDerBill replaces Sam Bowen, who had been …

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    05 Mar 13
  • Traffic Light

    The temporary deactivation of the traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 5 and Main Street in Arlington, originally scheduled for Monday March 4th, has been delayed so that MnDOT forces can repaint the pedestrian …

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    05 Mar 13
  • Fire Line Do Not Cross

    Eleven pigs and a cow, along with a 30-by-80-foot barn, were lost in a fire reported around 5:15 p.m. Sunday at the William and Mary Nething residence at 63724 260th St., in Darwin Township. According …

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    05 Mar 13
  • Traffic Light

    Motorists on Highway 5 in Arlington will no longer need to stop at the intersection with Main Street after today (Monday,March 4). However, MnDOT officials say cross traffic, or motorists on Main Street will need …

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    04 Mar 13
  • Snow Plow

    A winter storm warning is in effect for the area until noon Tuesday. The National Weather Service says snow will diminish this morning (Monday) with some freezing drizzle possible this afternoon. Snow will return this …

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    04 Mar 13