The Affect
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making several stops around the area this week. The need for blood is constant, with one out of every ten people admitted to a hospital needing The Gift Of …

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    25 Feb 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    A pair of bills calling for the four-lane expansion Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato are making good progress in the Minnesota House, according to State Representative Paul Torkelson, who is co-authoring both measures. …

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    23 Feb 13
  • Scam

    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota has issued a warning for a new scam being reported that involves utility bills. Consumers and businesses are being advised to be on alert for phone calls or visits …

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    22 Feb 13
  • RedwoodFalls

    The Redwood Falls City Council approved a major road renovation project for the community this week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to do a $790,000 mill and overlay of Highway 67 from Redwood Falls …

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    22 Feb 13
  • EthanolPlant

    High corn prices and a low return on ethanol has led to the loss of 45 full-time jobs in Fairmont. Biofuel Energy Corporation stopped producing ethanol in September, but at that time said they were …

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    22 Feb 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday awarded the bid for the city’s Harman Park Accessibility and Renovation Project. The work will include adding handicap-accessible restrooms to the Harmann Park shelter and expanding and renovating …

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    21 Feb 13
  • SPOTS

    The New Ulm Human Rights Commission has announced the recipient of the annual Human Rights Award. New Ulm native Sheldon Rieke is being honored for his dedication to SPOTS, or Students Performing On Tough Situations. …

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    21 Feb 13
  • Snowstorm

    A winter storm headed for southern Minnesota could bring more than a half-foot of snow or more. The National Weather Service says snow is expected to begin over southern Minnesota by late afternoon Thursday, and …

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    20 Feb 13