The Affect
  • FloodLevee

    The completion of the new flood levee along the Minnesota River on the south side of New Ulm is being delayed. The more than $2-million dike had originally been expected to be partially completed by …

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    06 Nov 12
  • VeteransAffairs

    A new VA outpatient clinic is scheduled to open somewhere in southern Minnesota late next year or early in 2014. The VA’s goal is to have a primary care physician and mental health services within …

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    06 Nov 12
  • BobChristensen1

    The founder of Sleepy Eye’s Christensen Farms has died of an apparent heart attack while hunting with his son and friends in Missouri over the weekend. 51-year-old Bob Christensen was a 1980 graduate of Sleepy …

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    05 Nov 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding multiple blood drives around the area this week in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Local Red Cross Spokesperson Kathy Staple says that the recent hurricane greatly affected the nation’s …

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    05 Nov 12
  • Wolf

    The Department of Natural Resources says that a total of 50 wolves were killed during the opening weekend of Minnesota’s first managed wolf hunt. The region’s wolves were taken off the endangered list last January. …

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    05 Nov 12
  • EARNS EXXON MOBILE

    Daylight Savings time ends at 2am on Sunday, so don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour before heading to bed tonight (SAT). Bob Dahm with the State Fire Marshal’s office says it’s also …

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    03 Nov 12
  • Winthrop

    The Winthrop Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual banquet this (SAT) evening. It begins with a social hour at 5pm at Tanker Bay, followed by the banquet at 6 along with a silent …

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    03 Nov 12
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission is considering a change in the design of a proposed water tower in Nehl’s Park. PUC Engineer Pat Wrase says the new proposal would shrink the capacity of the …

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    02 Nov 12