The Affect
  • PrincessCrown

    The City of Belle Plaine held its annual German Day celebration this past weekend, and new royalty was crowned as part of the festivities. Named the 2013 Miss German Day for Belle Plaine was Savanna …

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    28 Jun 13
  • GageTowers

    Thousands of people are expected to be on hand in Mankato Saturday morning when 300-pounds of explosives are used to implode MSU’s Gage Towers dormitories. The 12-story buildings constructed in the 1960′s are being razed …

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    27 Jun 13
  • MNStateFair

    The State Fair has announced a total of 47 new food items for this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together. The new menu includes cocoa cheese bites, wine glazed deep-fried meatloaf, chocolate chili ice cream, and Blue …

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    27 Jun 13
  • PrincessCrown

    A new Miss Fairfax was crowned this past weekend as part of the community’s annual “Lawn Mower Days” festivities. Miss Fairfax 2013 is Jordan Valdez. Crowned Fairfax Princess and Miss Congeniality during the Lawn Mowers …

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    27 Jun 13
  • FloodedFields

    Flood warnings and watches remain in effect around the local area following the recent heavy rains. A Flood Warning is in effect for the Redwood River at Redwood Falls until Thursday afternoon. Minor flooding is …

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    26 Jun 13
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board approved a new tax for county residents on Tuesday. The Board unanimously agreed to impose a new wheelage tax of $10 per-vehicle beginning next year. The tax will apply to the …

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    26 Jun 13
  • Detours

    A detour will be put into place on Highway 14/15 coming into New Ulm beginning next week. Motorists will be detoured while crews reconstruct utilities on 7th North Street beginning on Monday. Highway 14/15 traffic …

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    26 Jun 13
  • CornEmergence

    Another week of wet weather has held up crop progress across Minnesota. The state’s corn and soybean development continues to lag behind the 5-year averages, but conditions have been improving. The latest USDA weekly crop …

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    25 Jun 13