The Affect
  • Duebers

    Longtime local-area department store chain Dueber’s is closing all 9 of its stores throughout Minnesota. The first Dueber’s opened in 1946 in Waconia, and at its peak the company had stores in 28 communities. Longtime …

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    28 Feb 13
  • SpringfieldSchool

    Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Keth Kottke has been named an “Administrator Of Excellence” by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators. Kottke is being honored for his leadership, concern for students, and active involvement in professional …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The Minnesota House Transportation Finance Committee is discussing the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato today (WED), as a pair of bills dealing with funding the long sought after project work …

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    27 Feb 13
  • ConnieGores

    The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system appointed Connie J. Gores to be the next president of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall on Tuesday. Gores has served at Winona …

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    27 Feb 13
  • SibleyEast2

    The Sibley East School District will have a new superintendent as of July 1st. The Sibley East School Board approved a 3-year contract for Sibley East High School Principal Jim Amsden to be the new …

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    26 Feb 13
  • EdLee

    The St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce will have a new leader at the end of the week. Current St. Peter Chamber of Commerce CEO and Executive Director, Anders Ringdahl-Mayland recently announced his resignation, which …

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    26 Feb 13
  • SibleyEast

    The field of possible candidates for this year’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor has been narrowed down to 39 semi-finalists, and that list includes a Sibley East Elementary School teacher. K-6 Art Teacher Amanda …

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    26 Feb 13
  • TownDays

    The KNUJ 2013 Town Days Tour wraps up this week. We’ll have highlighted a total of 34 different communities across the area when Town Days finishes up on Tuesday with St. Peter Day. Today (MON) …

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    25 Feb 13