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Melrose Referendum Fails By 141 Votes

MELROSE -- A bond referendum in the Melrose school district has failed by 141 votes. Residents in the Melrose school district went to the polls Tuesday and voted down the referendum with 1,170 no votes and 1,029 yes votes. The district was seeking $29.94 million to help pay for upgrades...
MELROSE, MN
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Voters In Albany School District Pass Referendum

ALBANY -- Voters in the Albany school district approved a bond referendum during Tuesday's primary election. Residents in the district went to the polls to vote on the nearly $17-million referendum with 1,272 yes votes (59%) and 881 no votes (41%). The money from the referendum will be used to...
ALBANY, MN
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Alexandria Education Foundation and Athletic Foundation name new executive director

(Alexandria, MN)--The Alexandria Education Foundation (AEF) and Cardinal Athletic Foundation (CAF) have reportedly hired Kelli Minnerath as its new executive director. As the executive director, Minnerath will be responsible for overseeing the AEF foundation, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing and community outreach. She will report directly to the AEF board of directors. For the CAF, she will primarily serve as administrative and marketing support.
ALEXANDRIA, MN
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Sheriff Troy Wolbersen and members of the Sheriff's Posse honor one of their own

(Alexandria, MN)--Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen, and members of the Douglas County Sheriff's Posse, honored one of their own at a recent Sheriff's Posse meeting. John Holm, 47, of Farwell, was a long-time Sheriff's Posse member. Holm died of a massive stroke back on December 15, 2021, at St. Cloud Hospital. He joined the Douglas County Sheriff’s Posse at the age of 21. Sheriff Wolbersen presented his parents Joel and Rose, and his sister, Jenny, with a plaque at the regular meeting on the Douglas County Sheriff's Posse.
DOUGLAS COUNTY, MN
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Albany 15U Baseball to Play in the World Series

The Albany 15U baseball team will play in the Babe Ruth World Series in Fredericksburg and Stafford, Virginia this week. Albany will start with pool play in Stafford - Chichester against Stafford, Virginia, the host team, at 8:30 p.m. Saturday August 13th. Albany will play Torrance, California in pool play...
FREDERICKSBURG, VA
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Erland Nils Herfindahl

Erland Nils Herfindahl was born March 7, 1980 in Starbuck, MN, the son of Hege and Grant Herfindahl. He grew up on the family farm north of Benson. He loved the farm, where he cared for a lot of animals; chickens, turkeys and pigs. He was a sunny and happy child, easy to be around. Every summer he would join his family in Norway, so growing up, he was fluent in two languages.
BENSON, MN
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