The Affect
  • Morton

    A tie vote in the Morton City Council election last week was settled with a coin flip this week. A recount took place at the Renville County Courthouse in Olivia, and resulted in no change …

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    15 Nov 12
  • RyanKrosch

    The Nicollet County Board moved forward on hiring a new county administrator Tuesday. Nicollet County Auditor-Treasurer Bridgette Kennedy has been serving as Interim Administrator since longtime administrator Bob Podhradsky retired in June. The Nicollet County …

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    14 Nov 12
  • HometownHero

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of November is Doris Brandt Wigand of Henderson. Doris is actively involved in numerous organizations in her community, volunteering with the local hospital, as well as Hospice, blood drives, …

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    14 Nov 12
  • Gustavus

    St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country in the category of “Best Value” according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The publication ranked Gustavus Number 42 on …

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    13 Nov 12
  • MinnesotaRiver

    The Minnesota River is getting healthier, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it shows efforts to reduce pollution from wastewater treatment systems are making the difference. MPCA staff monitored a 20-mile stretch of the …

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    13 Nov 12
  • SibleyCounty

    The search for an administrator for Sibley County is expected to shift into gear this week with interviews for the all-new position getting underway. Sibley County is one of the few counties in the state …

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    12 Nov 12
  • GOP

    Minnesota House Republicans have picked Representative Kurt Daudt as their new minority leader. The 39-year-old was chosen Saturday during a five-hour caucus meeting. His selection comes a day after Republicans in the state Senate picked …

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    12 Nov 12
  • DFL

    Democrats regained the majority in Minnesota’s Legislature in Tuesday’s elections, and now they’re lining up their new leaders. The House has picked Paul Thissen of Minneapolis as its new speaker. St. Paul’s Erin Murphy was …

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    09 Nov 12