The Affect
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday officially approved a change in the new water tower the city has proposed building in Nehl’s Park. The change shrinks the capacity of the tower from 500,000 …

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    28 Nov 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Monday agreed to hire 2 new elementary school teachers after learning that the district will be receiving “State Literacy Aid” this school year. Superintendent Harold Remme says …

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    27 Nov 12
  • FloodLevee

    The construction of the more-than $2-million flood levee along the Minnesota River in New Ulm is essentially complete, with only the installation of storm sewer gates still to be done. The 10-block dike on the …

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    27 Nov 12
  • LittleMissMrHoliday20121

    The City of Sleepy Eye’s newest Royalty was crowned on Monday as Santa Claus came to town for the annual Holiday Kick-Off at the Sleepy Eye Community Center. Roger Briones, the son of Ramiro and …

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    27 Nov 12
  • SpringfieldSchool

    One of the open seats on the Springfield School Board was filled with the flip of a coin recently. Doug Robertson and Mandy Rasset each received a total of 712 votes on Election Day, and …

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    26 Nov 12
  • MIC

    The dates for the annual Minnesota Inventors Congress have been changed. Beginning next year, the annual invention expo in Redwood Falls will now be held in the month of April. The 56th-annual Minnesota Inventors Congress …

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    26 Nov 12
  • Santa1

    Santa Claus arrives in the City of Sleepy Eye today (MON). Santa and his helpers will be escorted into town by the Sleepy Eye Fire Department at 5:15pm today to light the lights at Wooldrik …

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    26 Nov 12
  • Temperature4

    From balmy summer to blustery cold — courtesy of nasty winds. The National Weather Service reports uncharacteristic high winds on Thanksgiving Day over the lower two-thirds of the state. Olivia and Ellendale had the stiffest …

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    23 Nov 12