The Affect
  • Donations

    A rural Sleepy Eye family is grieving the loss of their small dairy operation, and a fund has now been set up to help with cleanup costs. Three fire departments battled the fast-moving fire that …

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    02 Jan 13
  • TerryMorrow

    Two more residents of Minnesota House District 19A have announced their candidacies for the seat being vacated by Democrat Terry Morrow. Pork producer advocate and farmer Karl Johnson will reportedly formally announce today (WED) that …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Dollars

    Two people are holding winning tickets worth $1-million each from the Minnesota Lottery’s New Year’s Day drawing.  The two Minnesota Millionaire Raffle tickets were sold in Crow Wing and Pine Counties. These tickets are just …

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    02 Jan 13
  • ThinIce

    The Sibley County Board voted to offer Arlington Administrator Matt Jaunich the job of Sibley County Administrator by a vote of 3-2 last week. Jaunich was 1 of 2 finalists for the newly-created position, and …

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    31 Dec 12
  • ElectronicRecycling

    The Brown County Board on Thursday approved a change to the way county residents will recycle electronics and household appliances. In the past Brown County has only collected electronic recyclables once a year. But beginning …

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    31 Dec 12
  • HubClubAward2013

    The New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club has announced the 2013 recipients of the organization’s Service to Agriculture Award. Steve and Kerry Hoffman of rural New Ulm will be honored, and roasted, at the Hub Club’s …

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    31 Dec 12
  • ComfreySchool

    The search for a new Superintendent for the Comfrey School District will be getting underway again in the near future, with current Superintendent Allen Hoffman resigning when his current contract expires on June 30th of …

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    28 Dec 12
  • TerryMorrow

    A special election will be taking place in the near future for the residents of Minnesota House District 19A, and the Independence Party of Minnesota plans on being a factor in that race. The election …

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    27 Dec 12