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With high-five greetings, Santa made his annual pre-Christmas Eve trip to Cleveland on Friday during the School’s Parade of Trees, an event sponsored by Community Education and Title 1.

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Corinne Louise (Rodning) Johnson, of St. Peter, died peacefully on Nov. 24, 2019 with her family surrounding her. The intensely devoted wife, mother and community servant was 87. Robert Evan Johnson, of St. Peter, died peacefully on Nov. 25, 2019 at the age of 88 with his family surrounding …

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After chipping away at improvements two blocks at a time in 2018 and 2019, the city of St. Peter will continue work on North Third Street in 2020. This time, the two block segment will be from Skaro Street to Livermore Street.

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When the clock strikes midnight New Year’s Eve and we all enter the ‘20s, it’ll be nothing new for Gale Kreykes.

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Officials from the Kasota and St. Peter Fire departments and the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a house fire Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 4:09 p.m.

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The first lasting snowfall of 2019 dumped on St. Peter Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 26-27, totaling 8 inches, according to local measurements.

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Joseph Stratton will be the next River’s Edge CEO, pending contract approvals.

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Snow totals of 4 inches or greater from around Minnesota and western Wisconsin through 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, as reported by weather observers and relayed by the National Weather Service. Snow was still falling in some locations, so these may not be final totals:

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In seeking local feedback, the Minnesota Department of Transportation presented three concepts in October for an expected 2020 construction project on Hwy. 169 from Broadway Avenue to Union Street in St. Peter. One of those options included nothing but updated pavement, while another option …

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Current and soon-to-be members of the St. Peter City Council joined together at the Community Center Nov. 18 for the last goal session of 2019. While the four councilors-elect from the November election are not yet on the council (terms begin Jan. 1, 2020), they were in attendance to introdu…

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The St. Peter High School Marching Band gets the opportunity to perform at this year’s AutoZone Liberty Bowl college football game in Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The game will feature teams from the Southeastern (SEC) and Big 12 conferences,…

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With shelves lined with Jarritos, salsas and snack foods packaged with Spanish labels, La Tamaulipeca Tienda y Taqueria (store and restaurant specializing in tacos) might have appeared out of place in a town like Le Center just a few years ago. But with a growing Hispanic population in the a…

Jobless numbers in October presented a mixed bag across the region, according to figures released Tuesday morning by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, with some areas showing slight increases in the unemployment, some inching slightly lower and some remaining u…

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St. Peter High School students enrolled in classes through the school's CTE (Career & Technical Education) program will now get the opportunity to use the CNC (Computer Numerical Control) plasma cutter the district recently purchased using AAA (Academics, Arts, and Athletics) funds that …

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This year’s St. Peter High School fall production, Disney’s “Beauty & the Beast,” will take to the stage on the weekend, with showtimes set for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21; Friday, Nov. 22; and Saturday, Nov. 23, and a special matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24.

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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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Unseasonably cold weather means ice making has begun on many lakes across the state, but Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers advise people to stay off of the still-forming ice.

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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 Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) urges the public to use extra caution when approaching traffic signals following a heavy snowfall event. Motorists and pedestrians should be prepared to stop at intersections with traffic signals, as snow-covered traffic indications can be c…

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River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic will welcome four finalists later this month for the position of Chief Executive Officer, replacing the departing George Rohrich. One finalist resides in Minnesota, while the other three come from across the country.

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The Covia silica mining plant, the employer of an estimated 60 people in Kasota Township and one of the largest taxpayers in Le Sueur County shut its doors Tuesday, Nov. 12. Covia, formerly known as Unimin, idled the facility with no plans to reopen it.

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