The Affect
  • UnderageDrinking

    A proposed “Social Host” ordinance for Brown County died on Tuesday for lack of support among Brown County Commissioners. Social Host ordinances hold adults legally responsible for underage parties involving alcohol consumption, either the property …

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    06 Feb 13
  • CandidateForum

    The Special Election to fill the Minnesota House District 19A seat left vacant by the resignation of Democrat Terry Morrow is just a week away, and a “Meet The Candidates Forum” is taking place this …

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    05 Feb 13
  • NUMC

    A more-than $5-million expansion project at the New Ulm Medical Center got underway on Monday. The 12,000 square-foot expansion will alleviate space issues by adding a total of 28 new exam rooms at the facility. …

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    05 Feb 13
  • PolarPlunge1

    The Polar Bear Plunge was held in St. Peter over the weekend, and over a hundred-thousand dollars was raised to benefit Minnesota Special Olympics. This was the 7th year that the special event was held …

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    04 Feb 13
  • TownDays

    The KNUJ 2013 Town Days Tour continues this week as we highlight various communities across the area. Today (MON) is Lafayette Day on KNUJ. On Tuesday the focus will be on Hanska, Wednesday is Henderson …

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    04 Feb 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile visits the communities of New Ulm and Courtland early this week. Eligible donors can Give The Gift Of Life at Redeemer Lutheran Church on South Broadway in New Ulm from …

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    04 Feb 13
  • HospitalPatient

    A new report shows that the number of “adverse health events” in Minnesota hospitals remained relatively unchanged in 2012, although patient deaths and serious injuries were up. The state Health Department says there were 14 …

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    01 Feb 13
  • SibleyEast

    The search for a new superintendent for the Sibley East School District continues, and the list of potential candidates for the job has now been narrowed down to 4 semi-finalists. Retired Sibley East Superintendent John …

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    01 Feb 13