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  1. Chris HealyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Journal

    The funeral Mass for Chris Healy will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Kasson with Father Paul Surprenant officiating. The visitation will begin at 10 a.m. at the church.

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  2. Hwy. 14 Partnership makes Corridors of Commerce its legislative priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Journal

    With sights set on completing the last remaining miles of the U.S. Highway 14 expansion project, members of the U.S. Highway 14 Partnership determined Thursday that obtaining additional funding for the state's Corridors of Commerce program is the group's top legislative priority for 2017. said Mankato City Councilor Karen Foreman, who was elected president of the U.S. Highway 14 Partnership at its annual meeting Thursday.

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  3. Hwy 14 project celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Journal

    The highway opened Friday, Nov. 11. A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the new thoroughfare was held Monday, Nov. 14, at the Nicollet Fire Department. Along with the lane expansions, the project included an interchange for Highway 111 and County Road 23 and a new intersection between Highways 111 and 99. Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey Dignitaries representing a multitude of interested parties cut the ribbon for the Highway 14 expansion from Nicollet to North Mankato standing on top of the interchange with Highway 111.

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  4. Patricia "Pat" Lee SharpsteenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Journal

    Patricia "Pat" Lee Sharpsteen died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at the Mayo Hospital-Methodist Campus in Rochester after a hard fought battle with cancer. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home- NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm.

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  5. RENU forum offers clarification on projectsRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Journal

    The Friends of RENU committee held a special forum at the Community Center Tuesday night, to answer questions regarding a local sales tax extension referendum during the Nov. 8 election. The seven projects to be potentially funded with the tax include an indoor water park, indoor playground, wellness center, gymnastic facilities, Johnson Park grandstand improvements, Hermann Heights road and parking improvements and a winter multi-purpose dome.

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  6. Pilot car for combinesRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Journal

    Question: I heard one of my neighbors was pulled over by a State Trooper for driving his combine down the road. The Trooper told him he needed a pilot car.

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  7. Highway 14 Partnership demands legislative action on expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Journal

    Members of the Highway 14 Partnership are demanding legislative candidates commit to pass a comprehensive transportation package to fund Highway 14 expansion projects. "It's no secret the residents and business leaders in our area are frustrated with the legislators' failure to complete the US Highway expansion between New Ulm and Rochester," New Ulm Mayor and Partnership President Robert Beussman.

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  8. The Zipper MergeRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | Journal

    Question: Could you explain the Zipper Merge for merging into construction zones in Minnesota? I have tried using the Zipper Merge many times and it seems that hardly anyone else on the road knows about how it is supposed to work. If another driver intentionally blocks a lane, isn't that against the law? Answer: According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, when a lane is closed in a construction zone motorists should use both lanes of traffic until reaching the defined merge area, and then alternate in "zipper" fashion into the open lane.

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  9. Theresa Lee RoederRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Journal

    Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 am on Friday, September 16, 2016 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Ulm. Monsignor Douglas Grams will celebrate the Mass, and burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery.

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  10. Walter John MeineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Journal

    Walter John Meine, age 88, of Springfield, MN died on September 10, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN. Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield and will continue on Thursday from 9:30 am until 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church, Springfield, MN.

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  11. School Bus safetyRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | Journal

    With the school year quickly approaching I would like to focus on the safety of our children. Following the guidelines below will help keep children safe around school buses.

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  12. Helen PerranceRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | Journal

    A Celebration of Life Service for Helen Perrance, age 95 of Rochester, MN, formerly of Wilder, MN, will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 30, 3026, at the First United Methodist Church in Windom with Pastor Randy Halvorson officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery in Windom with full military honors provided by American Legion Post #206.

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  13. Accepting the bad with the goodRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2016 | Journal

    We were getting ready to leave for Rochester to help our daughter move. Pam asked if there was any chance of rain.

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  14. Golf tourney supports rare disease outreachRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Journal

    Two women impacted by a rare disease that prematurely took the lives of their husbands are working hard to raise money for research and to provide information and support services to families affected by it. Toward that end, they're promoting the Linus and Leonard Huiras Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 16, at the Sleepy Eye Golf Club.

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  15. Hagedorn calls for - timeout' on refugeesRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Journal

    Republican First District congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn on Wednesday called for an all-out halt of the United States refugee program during a series of press conferences in Mankato and Rochester. Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Republican First District congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn on Wednesday called for an all-out halt of the United States refugee program during a series of press conferences in Mankato and Rochester.

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  16. Hwy. 14 supporters, legislators call for special sessionRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Journal

    Following state legislators' failure to pass a bonding bill before the 2016 regular session deadline, Highway 14 advocates and legislators are calling for a special session to pass a bill that would grant nearly $200 million in funding for Corridors of Commerce. Last night was the last chance for legislators to pass a bonding bill without a special session.

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  17. District 88 approves remodeling contractsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Journal

    The contracts approved included the following work as part of remodeling Jefferson Elementary and the future middle school: steel supply, Construction Systems of Maple Plain, $105,091; casework, Cosney Corporation, Long Lake, $149,328; and mechanical, Gag Sheet Metal, New Ulm, $965,450. They also included contracts to remodel the Washington School site: steel supply, Construction Systems of Maple Plain, $52,636; steel erection, South Central Erectors, Rochester, $35,000; acoustical ceilings and panels, Acoustics Associates, Minneapolis, $72,700; and fire protection, Viking Automatic Sprinkler Company, Rochester, $42,200.

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