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  • 11.26.13 WCMCA working class hero_ award

    West Central Minnesota Community Action has chosen Rep. Jay McNamar (DFL- Elbow Lake) as the 2013 recipient of the Working Class Hero Award. The Working Class Hero Award is given to a policy maker who …

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    06 Dec 13
  • CoryHolten

    University of Minnesota, Morris student and Starbuck native Cory Holten ’15 is working with his hometown Chamber of Commerce to create an online directory of local businesses and events. The aim of the project is to create a website for …

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    06 Dec 13
  • Torrey Westrom, Morris

    Minnesota State Senator Torrey Westrom, and Elbow Lake Republican, has announced his plans to run for Congress in 2014 in Minnesota’s 7th district. “As Minnesota families are crushed by burdensome regulations and overreaching government policies …

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    06 Dec 13
  • Tom Landwehr

    By Tom LandwehrCommissioner, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Five years ago this month, Minnesotans went to the polls and took a bold action and approved a landmark conservation initiative known as the Clean Water, Land …

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    02 Dec 13
  • Ryan Winkler, 2

    Students from the University of Minnesota, Morris will host a conversation about the minimum wage for the Morris campus and community on Tuesday, December 3, from 6–7:30 p.m. in Humanities Fine Arts 6. Representatives Ryan Winkler and Jay McNamar, along with a panel of University faculty …

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    02 Dec 13
  • Valley Woods fire

     A Wendell furniture and cabinet business was engulfed in flames on Saturday (November 30). Valley Woods in Wendell sits on the south side of Highway 55 in Wendell, sandwiched between two other businesses. The Grant …

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    02 Dec 13
  • Dr. Robert Bosl

    Every weekday at 5 a.m.,  Dr. Robert Bosl of Starbuck, Minnesota, arises to make the 20 mile trip to Stevens Community Medical Center so he can round on his patients – then drives 20 miles …

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    02 Dec 13
  • Grant County Sheriff

    A Hoffman woman has turned to social media and online forums for help finding a missing truck. Tammy Saurer-Petersen says her vehicle was stolen from her driveway during the daylight hours on Saturday, November 11. …

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    26 Nov 13