The Affect
  • NUEagles

    The recent “Eagles Extravaganza” fundraiser for New Ulm District 88 Schools raised a total of $17,000. The event was put on by the Friends of District 88 group, with the funds raised going towards upgrades …

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    17 May 13
  • Forage

    Minnesota livestock producers could be facing a forage shortage this spring. U of M Extension Service experts say that reports of winter injury and winterkill of alfalfa continue to intensify across parts of southern Minnesota. …

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    16 May 13
  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School District has announced its Teacher Of The Year. Fifth-grade teacher Sharon Stern has been teaching in Springfield since 1992. She has also coached academic triathlon, and has been the Springfield science fair …

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    16 May 13
  • AlgaeBloom

    A special public meeting concerning the Lake Crystal “Crystal Waters” project is taking place Thursday evening. Lake Crystal Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Julie Reed says that the meeting is for everyone concerned about the …

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    15 May 13
  • NUACS

    New Ulm Area Catholic Schools has announced this year’s recipients of their Distinguished Service Award. Four individuals will be honored this year for their efforts to strengthen programs at NUACS through dedicated service. The recipients …

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    15 May 13
  • LafayetteCharterSchool

    The students of the Lafayette Charter School participated in the Minnesota Department of Education’s “Reading Rocks” program from November to the end of April this school year, and the Lafayette kids read for a total …

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    15 May 13
  • Crops

    After a cold and wet spring, Minnesota farmers have finally made significant progress in planting. The US Department of Agriculture says there were more-than 3 days rated suitable for fieldwork last week. That compares with …

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    14 May 13
  • FoodShelf

    United States Postal Service workers across the country took part in the annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive on Saturday. Mail carriers collected food shelf donations from homes across the local area for the drive …

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    14 May 13