The Affect
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday learned that the Federal Aviation Administration has approved the city’s proposal to construct a new water tower at Nehls Park. The FAA says that the plans for …

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    24 Apr 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    Work on Highway 14 in North Mankato is scheduled to resume this coming Monday, weather permitting. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that traffic on Highway 14 will be only minimally impacted by the work …

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    24 Apr 13
  • Drought

    Minnesota’s farmers got little fieldwork accomplished this past week as winter continued to resist surrendering to spring. But the weekly USDA crop and weather report for Minnesota contains some good news for farmers. After several …

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    24 Apr 13
  • NewPrague

    The young suspect allegedly responsible for a school hoax in New Prague which led to a large-scale panic has apologized. The 12-year-old special needs child allegedly made a bogus call of a mass school shooting, …

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    23 Apr 13
  • Spring Storm

    The preliminary damage assessments begin today (TUE) for public assistance from recent ice and snowstorms in southwestern Minnesota. The Department of Public Safety’s Julie Anderson says that state, local, and federal teams will be in …

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    23 Apr 13
  • RecreationalTrail

    An open house meeting today (TUE) in Sleepy Eye will discuss the possibility of constructing a county-wide recreational trail in Brown County. Organizers are trying to get representatives from all county outdoors groups and affected …

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    23 Apr 13
  • WinterDriving

    Springtime is not quite ready to arrive in full force in Southern Minnesota just yet, with a Winter Storm Warning going into effect for the local area at 11 o’clock this (MON) morning. Meteorologist Steve …

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    22 Apr 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives around the area this week. The Bloodmobile travels to the Family Video in Waseca today (MON) to collect blood from 2 to 7pm. On Tuesday there’s a …

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    22 Apr 13