The Affect
  • RedwoodFalls

    The Redwood Falls City Council approved a major road renovation project for the community this week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to do a $790,000 mill and overlay of Highway 67 from Redwood Falls …

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    22 Feb 13
  • EthanolPlant

    High corn prices and a low return on ethanol has led to the loss of 45 full-time jobs in Fairmont. Biofuel Energy Corporation stopped producing ethanol in September, but at that time said they were …

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    22 Feb 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday awarded the bid for the city’s Harman Park Accessibility and Renovation Project. The work will include adding handicap-accessible restrooms to the Harmann Park shelter and expanding and renovating …

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    21 Feb 13
  • SPOTS

    The New Ulm Human Rights Commission has announced the recipient of the annual Human Rights Award. New Ulm native Sheldon Rieke is being honored for his dedication to SPOTS, or Students Performing On Tough Situations. …

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    21 Feb 13
  • Snowstorm

    A winter storm headed for southern Minnesota could bring more than a half-foot of snow or more. The National Weather Service says snow is expected to begin over southern Minnesota by late afternoon Thursday, and …

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    20 Feb 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The Minnesota House Transportation Policy Committee will be holding a hearing today (WED) concerning the expansion of Highway 14. This comes after business leaders and local government officials from around the area were in St. …

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    20 Feb 13
  • ClarkJohnson

    The local area’s newest State Representative was sworn in this (TUE) morning. Democrat Clark Johnson will serve District 19-A, which covers all of Nicollet County and parts of Blue Earth and Le Sueur Counties. Johnson …

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    20 Feb 13
  • SibleyEast

    The Sibley East School District will soon have a new superintendent. The Sibley East School Board last week unanimously selected Jim Amsden to be the next leader of the district. Amsden has been with Sibley …

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    18 Feb 13