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The opening date is confirmed. The new business inside the old Whiskey River building, Neisen’s Riverside Sports Bar, welcomes guests starting noon Sunday.

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River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic announced Tuesday that two of the previously announced four finalist candidates for CEO had dropped out of the running, citing scheduling issues. River’s Edge is hiring a new leader, after announcing the CEO George Rohrich would be finishing Dec. 4 and headin…

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Friday was the last day for Hobber’s Highway 99 Bar and Grill, at least under current ownership.

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The addition of electric charging stations to the city of St. Peter seems more an inevitability, at this point, then a question mark. City staff informed the City Council Monday that it intends to soon begin the early work for placement of a station at the St. Peter Food Co-op.

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St. Peter’s main drag has seen a few facelifts in recent months, with upgraded storefront signage and a few new local businesses to add to the mix.

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In December of 2014, Gaylord banker Philip Keithahn met with six leaders in this small Sibley County town to discuss an audacious question. A month earlier, voters in the Sibley East Public Schools district had agreed to build a new elementary school in Gaylord, a decision that would eventua…

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It’s hard to imagine St. Peter today without its Co-op, but if not for some serious devotion from leaders and volunteers four decades ago, it could’ve been a very short run for the organization, making it a mere footnote in the pages of the community’s history.

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River’s Edge Hospital was recently awarded the distinguished Quality and Patient Safety Award by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for their implementation of quality practices to the hospital. The hospital was also recognized as an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence for specialty servi…

KEYC-TV announced the addition of an NBC and CW affiliation, complementing the station's family of channels. KEYC presently serves as southern Minnesota's and northern Iowa's local CBS and FOX network affiliates.

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Millions in our society today suffer from muscular pain ailments ranging from sporadic issues with a sore neck, back, or joint to those who have lived with pain, without relief, for months and even years.

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River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic remains on track for its nearly $46 million expansion project, according to the River’s Edge Hospital Commission meeting last week, with plans to complete the hospital’s new wings in May.

Shopko, which had announced it would close St. Peter and New Prague locations in February, now says all stores will close for good.

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Edgar M. Carlson led Gustavus Adolphus College through some of its most serious struggles and explosive years of growth in the 1940s-60s, then built coalitions with traditional rivals to bring about financial aid for all state and a large portion of national college students.

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