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2010-11-02 00:00:37

Ecumen Expanding Assisted Living and Memory Care Senior Housing in Saint Peter, Minnesota Ecumen Prairie Hill to Open in Summer of 2011 Saint Peter, Minn. (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Ecumen is expanding senior housing options in St.

2010-04-01 15:02:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota-based Courage Center is sending four teams to next week's National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) championship in Denver. The teams include three junior teams: defending national champs the Jr.

2008-08-04 09:00:50

By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 4--Five years ago, Keith Klein retired after 25 years as superintendent of the Pelican Rapids School District. Since then, Klein has served as interim superintendent in the Barnesville School District; interim superintendent in the St.

2008-08-02 09:00:14

By Mark Fischenich, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 2--Approximately 200 trees planted by school children this spring as part of a community -- wide effort to attack global warming were felled this summer by a power mower driven by a North Mankato parks worker.

2008-07-16 09:01:06

By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 16--MANKATO -- The term "strategic roadmap" doesn't do much to convey the importance of what some Mankato Area Public School officials are calling the most important district initiative in a dozen years.

2008-07-14 09:00:57

By Robb Murray, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 14--MANKATO -- How's this for counterintuitive: The sex education practices of the 1940s, it seems, may have a thing or two to teach us today.

2008-07-14 09:00:31

By Tim Krohn and John Cross, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 14--Technology and the wild nature of the river may seem incompatible at times, but gadgets can be helpful.

2008-07-07 06:00:12

By Tim Krohn, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 7--For conservationists along the Minnesota River, stopping the expansion of the Big Stone power plant has become the single most important goal in decades. "It's a proposed corporate water grab from Big Stone Lake.

2008-07-03 06:00:52

By Shane Frederick, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 3--MANKATO -- With the Fourth of July weekend fast approaching, the price of gas is certainly on the minds of holiday travelers. So, naturally, soaring energy costs were the hot topics for a pair of politicians Wednesday. Sen.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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