The Affect
  • TownHallMeeting

    State Senator Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls and Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska are inviting area residents to join them in a series of Town Hall meetings taking place today (FRI). The hour-long meetings get …

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    31 May 13
  • Gustavus

    St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College holds it’s 2013 commencement exercises this Sunday at Hollingsworth Field. The ceremony begins at 2pm, and no ticket is required if the ceremony is held outdoors. If weather forces it …

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    31 May 13
  • Graduation2

     High school graduations are wrapping up around the area over the next days. Local school districts holding their commencement ceremonies today (FRI) include: Cedar Mountain, Central, Glencoe-Silver Lake, St. Peter and Truman. Schools with their …

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    31 May 13
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    US Department of Defense sequestration budget cuts will force hundreds of Minnesota National Guard technicians to take unpaid time off. Around 1,100 technicians were being notified Wednesday that they must take one unpaid day off …

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    30 May 13
  • RenvilleCountyHospital

    A site has been identified for the new $24-million Renville County Hospital and Clinic facility. The Renville County Board on Tuesday unanimously agreed to enter into a purchase agreement for land on the south side …

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    30 May 13
  • NicholasThompson (1)

    A New Prague Middle School student taking part in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week in Washington DC was eliminated in the third round Wednesday afternoon.14-year-old Nicholas Thompson misspelled the word Ageusia, which is …

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    30 May 13
  • SpringPlanting

    The recent stretch of wet weather has slowed planting of crops in Minnesota. The USDA says that Minnesota farmers across the state had an average of just under 2 days that were suitable for fieldwork …

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    29 May 13
  • VikingsTrainingCamp

    The Minnesota Vikings will return to Mankato for the 2013 training camp in late July. The players are scheduled to report to MSU on Thursday, July 25th, with the first team practice the next day. …

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    29 May 13