The Journalhttp://www.nujournal.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 27 Oct 2016 08:52:27 EDTThu, 27 Oct 2016 08:52:27 EDT Event Center construction begins EYE - Heavy construction equipment whirred, churning up dirt, as construction of the Sleepy Eye Event Center began Wednesday just north of the former Inn of Seven Gables hotel.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTMPCA fines Springfield man for septic violations PAUL -A Springfield man was among 37 enforcement cases concluded by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) in the third quarter of 2016. Calvin Buddensiek of Springfield was fined $5,275 for subsurface septic treatment systems violations.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTGFW board gets project updates - The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) school board received a number of project updates at its meeting Monday. The task list included cleaning several mechanical equipment controls at Fairfax.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTBrown County Historical Society hosts Halloween Scavenger Hunt ULM - Halloween mischief makers have hidden pumpkins, witches cauldrons, scarecrows, and other Halloween decorations throughout the Brown County Historical Society museum building and its exhibits.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhich local store are you grateful for? ULM - The New Ulm Business and Retail Association is conducting a survey asking which local store people are grateful for. Respond for a chance to win a full Thanksgiving dinner from Hy-Vee or Cash Wise Foods.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT