The Affect
  • MeteorShower

    The annual Leonid meteor shower reaches its peak tonight (FRI), with the best viewing for this year’s celestial show taking place several hours before dawn on Saturday. The shower should produce perhaps a dozen or …

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    16 Nov 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The City of Henderson has opted out of the Renville-Sibley Fiber Project. The multi-million dollar project would bring fiber optic internet, phone, and television service to residents of the 2 counties, but the Henderson City …

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    15 Nov 12
  • PaintTheTownPurple

    Communities throughout Sibley County are promoting cancer awareness this week, and today (THU) is the City of Gaylord’s turn to “Paint The Town Purple.” The event is put on by Sibley County Relay For Life, …

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    15 Nov 12
  • Morton

    A tie vote in the Morton City Council election last week was settled with a coin flip this week. A recount took place at the Renville County Courthouse in Olivia, and resulted in no change …

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    15 Nov 12
  • RyanKrosch

    The Nicollet County Board moved forward on hiring a new county administrator Tuesday. Nicollet County Auditor-Treasurer Bridgette Kennedy has been serving as Interim Administrator since longtime administrator Bob Podhradsky retired in June. The Nicollet County …

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    14 Nov 12
  • HometownHero

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of November is Doris Brandt Wigand of Henderson. Doris is actively involved in numerous organizations in her community, volunteering with the local hospital, as well as Hospice, blood drives, …

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    14 Nov 12
  • Gustavus

    St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country in the category of “Best Value” according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The publication ranked Gustavus Number 42 on …

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    13 Nov 12
  • MinnesotaRiver

    The Minnesota River is getting healthier, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it shows efforts to reduce pollution from wastewater treatment systems are making the difference. MPCA staff monitored a 20-mile stretch of the …

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    13 Nov 12