The Affect
  • HometownHero

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of January is Betty Rausch of New Ulm. The 83-year-old shares her time and talent on a daily basis. She volunteers many hours at MRCI Bargains, helps out with …

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    09 Jan 13
  • Dollars

    A New Ulm man has come forward with his $100,000 Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket. The Minnesota Lottery had announced that one of the five $100,000 winning tickets from the New Year’s Day raffle drawing had …

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    09 Jan 13
  • JoelBrinker

    A former St. Peter city councilor has announced his candidacy for the Minnesota House seat being vacated by Democrat Terry Morrow. 56-year-old Joel Brinker is now the third Republican running for the seat, following announcements …

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    08 Jan 13
  • IMG_6539

    The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission presented its annual Recognition Award to Sister Cities Volunteer Rick Isbell on Monday. Isbell was honored for his work finding activities for the incoming Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange Program …

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    08 Jan 13
  • PrescriptionDrugs

    The Renville County Drug Take-Back Program collected over 200-pounds of expired and unused medications during the first 8 months of the program last year. That’s in addition to nearly 110 pounds of medication collected in …

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    08 Jan 13
  • SchoolThreat

    Criminal charges are expected to be filed today (MON) against a juvenile Sleepy Eye male accused of making threats towards several area school districts on the website Facebook. The threats were reportedly made on Friday, …

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    07 Jan 13
  • RuralMinnesota

    A new survey by the St. Peter-based Center for Rural Policy and Development has found that businesses and community leaders generally believe that rural Minnesota has lost influence in decisions made in government and the …

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    07 Jan 13
  • Bloodmobile

    It’s that time of year when blood donations across the state tend to decline. Red Cross Spokesperson Sue Gonsior says that bad weather, flu and colds keep people away, but hundreds of units of blood …

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    07 Jan 13