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In response to misuse (see examples shown here) of the Tri-County Solid Waste Office recycling containers provided for use by St. Peter residents, county officials pushed out the following notice:

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From 2008-2014, River's Edge Hospital posted seven consecutive years of losses, and leaders and staff feared a sale or closure. By 2015, it had regrouped, making money, winning national awards, and now becoming a model for excellence among small hospitals nationwide.

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It takes a lot of courage to expose one’s innermost feelings or personal views of the world around them. This puts most grown adults on front street, opening up to public ridicule, judgement, or possible scorn from those who cannot, or will not agree.

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St. Peter High School’s One-Act Play cast and crew have ramped things up recently in preparation for the Section 2AA, Subsection A contest set for Saturday, Jan. 25, at the SPHS Performing Arts Center (PAC).

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Gustavus Adolphus College history professor Maddalena Marinari’s new book, "Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965," delves into the United States’ often complicated relationship with immigration policy and the effects that those policies ha…

Another bout of mostly light snow made its way across Minnesota Wednesday, but that was just the start of the wintry weather. The flakes were followed by dangerous cold early Thursday, and a major snowstorm is still expected.

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First Congressional District candidate Dan Feehan was in Owatonna Wednesday, Jan. 6 to meet with members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers after receiving the endorsement of the southern Minnesota union, Local 343, in early November.

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Aging populations, mental health crises and the opioid epidemic are becoming bigger and bigger problems in rural Minnesota, but for first responders, like those in Nicollet and Le Sueur counties, it's tough to even get the ambulance out of the garage.

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A somewhat regular occurrence during the school day at St. Peter High School has become popular among school staff, as Liz Leibfried’s Life & Work Skills students make their way around the building in the afternoon with their Saints Brew snack and beverage cart.

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Prosecutors in southern Minnesota charged a man with attempted murder on Wednesday, alleging he shot and gravely injured a police officer who was responding to a report of a suspicious person.

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Neither Jerry Pfeifer nor John Kvamme has any illusions of grandeur, but when they look around at the city and community of St. Peter and see what it is today, compared to some 30 years ago, they can rightfully take at least a sliver of credit.

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WASECA — A Waseca police officer shot Monday night while responding to a call is in critical but stable condition at North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale, as the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues its investigation into the particulars of the incident.

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Saint Peter School Board members convened for the first time in 2020 on Monday (Jan. 6) evening for the board’s annual organizational meeting which included its two newest members, Tracy Stuewe and Bill Soderlund, taking the oath of office early in the meeting. A regular board meeting also t…

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is labeling roads in southern Minnesota as partially covered and fully covered with snow. The roads are becoming more difficult to maneuver as snow piles up in the area.

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River’s Edge Hospital is the first critical access hospital in southern Minnesota to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee replacements with Stryker’s Mako System. This highly advanced robotic technology transforms the way joint replacement surgery is performed, enabling surgeons to have a m…

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St. Peter High School juniors Vanessa Krueger and Zach Taylor were recently announced as the school’s 2019-20 ExCEL Award nominees.

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