The Affect
  • Halloween

    Halloween is one of the 4 cross-quarter days that falls midway between an equinox and a solstice, and the ancient Celts believed that at sunset the seam between our world and the netherworld would open, …

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    31 Oct 12
  • Vote2

    Election Day is one week from today (TUE), and a total of 40 Minnesota school districts will have operating referendums on the ballot this year, 7 of them in the KNUJ listening area. Each school …

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    30 Oct 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    A special public meeting is being held this (MON) evening to discuss the New Ulm District 88 levy referendum appearing on resident’s ballots next week. District 88 is asking voters to approve a 10-year, $575 …

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    29 Oct 12
  • Vote

    TV and radio ads, internet pop-ups and lawn signs are all some of the most noticeable forms of campaigning being seen and heard throughout Minnesota. Election Day is just over a week away, and between …

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    29 Oct 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making numerous stops throughout the area this week. The Red Cross supplies approximately 40% of the nation’s blood supply, and one donation can help save the lives of multiple …

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    29 Oct 12
  • SafeandSober

    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is coordinating extra DWI patrols across the state this weekend as residents prepare to celebrate Halloween. There have been a total of 7 deaths and 24 serious, life-altering injuries …

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    26 Oct 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved 4 years worth of contracts for district food service, clerical and custodial employees. Two separate two-year contracts were approved for each group, which are each …

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    26 Oct 12
  • Henderson

    The Henderson City Council has chosen a new chief of police for the community. Interim Henderson Police Chief Pat Nienaber submitted his resignation last month due to time constraints, and recommended that Henderson Police Officer …

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    25 Oct 12