The Affect
  • TeenDriver

    Public Safety officials say that springtime is a good time for parents to talk to teens about safe driving habits. The Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety says spring is an exciting time for teens – …

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    15 Apr 13
  • Highway169Sign

    An Open House concerning the future of Highway 169 in St. Peter is being held this week. Businesses and residents are being asked to bring their ideas on ways to improve access to the highway …

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    15 Apr 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives around the area this week. The Bloodmobile will be at the Nicollet American Legion from 1:30 to 7:30 today (MON). The Redwood Falls National Guard Armory is …

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    15 Apr 13
  • Snowstorm (1)

    The spring snowstorm is being blamed for more than 700 accidents across Minnesota on Thursday. The State Patrol responded to a total of 296 crashes as well as 440 vehicles that either spun out or …

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    12 Apr 13
  • TabithaJohnson

    The executive director of the St. James Area Chamber of Commerce turned in her resignation this week. Tabitha Johnson has been the head of the St. James Chamber since early October of last year, when …

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    12 Apr 13
  • GaylordChamber (1)

    The Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce held its “Spring Fling” banquet this past weekend, and the chamber’s annual Community Service Award was presented to Chuck Klimmek. Along with being involved in attracting new businesses to …

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    12 Apr 13
  • USPS

    The US Postal Service is putting a stop to its plan to cut Saturday mail delivery, because Congress is prohibiting the move. The Postal Service announced in February it was going to end Saturday mail …

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    11 Apr 13
  • HotdishOff2013

    US Senator Al Franken hosted his 3rd annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Competition on Wednesday. The winner was the hotdish of Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz, whose “Hermann the German Hotdish” included brats, Schell’s Beer, …

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    11 Apr 13