The Affect
  • Tractor2

    Governor Dayton has proclaimed this week to be “Minnesota Agriculture Week” in an effort to raise awareness of the positive and important contributions agriculture makes to Minnesota’s economy and its people. Minnesota agriculture generated $18.5-billion …

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    18 Mar 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is making several stops in the local area this week as Red Cross Month continues. Eligible donors can give blood today (MON) at the Mountain Lake Community Center from 2 to …

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    18 Mar 13
  • RoadWeightRestrictions

    Spring truck weight restrictions on highways in southern Minnesota begin today (FRI). Mn/DOT limits truck weights to limit damage to roads weakened during the spring thaw. Brown County also imposes weight restrictions on county roads …

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    15 Mar 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board approved a list of 6 superintendent semi-finalists on Wednesday. Current District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme is retiring at the end of June, and the search for his replacement …

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    14 Mar 13
  • New Henderson Chamber President

    The Henderson Chamber of Commerce has a new president, effective immediately. Mike Kunkel works at the Henderson Branch of the First State Bank of Le Center, and has been a chamber member for 5 years. …

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    14 Mar 13
  • DoddFordBridge

    An historic bridge over the Blue Earth River near Amboy will be updated for modern traffic uses in the near future. The 112-year-old Dodd Ford Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places, but …

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    14 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Upgrades for regional civic centers, construction at the Minneapolis Veterans Home and another phase of the Capitol renovation will all be part of a borrow-to-build package Governor Dayton intends to release next week. The governor …

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    13 Mar 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board is scheduled to receive a list of 6 superintendent candidate semi-finalists later this (WED) afternoon. The school board’s monthly “Study Session” meeting is being held today beginning at …

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    13 Mar 13