The Affect
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on the state’s soybean harvest. The USDA weekly crop progress report for the state says that producers have harvested 45% of the soybean crop as of Sunday, up …

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    25 Sep 12
  • WindTurbines

    A new group of wind turbines currently being erected in southern Minnesota will become the tallest wind towers in the state upon their completion. The new turbines going up near Worthington will be 430-feet high …

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    25 Sep 12
  • FloodLevee

    The construction of a more-than $2-million flood levee along the Minnesota River in New Ulm continues, with the work now approaching the half-way point. The dike will run from 9th South to 19th South Street …

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    24 Sep 12
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season continues this week, with a total of 9 local-area schools holding weeklong festivities. Area high schools celebrating Homecoming this week include: GFW, Le Sueur/Henderson, New Ulm Cathedral, Nicollet, Redwood Valley, …

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    24 Sep 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives around the local area this week, including in New Ulm. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Walnut Grove Community Center from 2 to 7pm …

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    24 Sep 12
  • IMG_5913

    KNUJ Radio was a proud finalist in Thursday evening’s presentation of a Marconi Award for Small Market Radio Station of the Year. WVAQ-FM of Morgantown, West Virginia won top honors. Morgantown is a town of …

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    21 Sep 12
  • Homecoming

    High School Homecoming festivities continue around the area, with Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial and St. James High Schools crowning their Homecoming Royalty this week. The Lake Crystal Homecoming King is Gabe Gimenez, and the Homecoming …

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    21 Sep 12
  • GaryJohnson

    The Libertarian Party candidate for president is in Minnesota today (FRI). Gary Johnson served as the governor of New Mexico for two terms before leaving the Republican Party at the end of 2011. He is …

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    21 Sep 12