The Affect
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season continues this week, with a total of 10 local-area schools holding week-long festivities. School districts celebrating Homecoming this week include: Belle Plaine, BOLD, Cedar Mountain, Glencoe-Silver Lake, Minnesota Valley Lutheran, …

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    01 Oct 12
  • TurnerHallMural

    New Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants for organizations across the State were announced Wednesday. More than 80 organizations in 37 counties will receive the grants for projects aimed at preserving and sharing the state’s …

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    27 Sep 12
  • UpperMidwestManagement

    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce has announced it’s 2012 Industry of the Year. Upper Midwest Management will be honored on Thursday, October 25th at the New Ulm Country Club. The full-service property management …

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    27 Sep 12
  • Park

    All McLeod County Parks will be officially closing for the season this coming Monday. That includes: Buffalo Creek Park in Glencoe, Swan Lake Park in Silver Lake, William May Park in Winsted, Stahl’s Lake Park …

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    27 Sep 12
  • EvaKarremann

    The latest New Ulm Sister Cities Commission Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange participant was welcomed to New Ulm on Tuesday. 26-year-old Eva Karremann works for the Human Resources department of the University Medical Center in Ulm, …

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    26 Sep 12
  • HomecomingCrowns

    Numerous high schools around the area have now crowned Homecoming royalty as a week filled with festivities for students continues. GFW’s Homecoming King is Kyle Sassenberg and the Homecoming Queen is Katie Becker. The Le …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Roundabout

    The first of several “roundabouts” being constructed in the City of Mankato opens to motorists today (WED). The new roundabout is located at the intersection of Stadium Road and Victory Drive in Mankato. Officials say …

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    26 Sep 12
  • EthanolPlant

    The high cost of corn has led to a southern Minnesota ethanol plant being closed down for now. The Biofuel Energy Corporation says it is idling its Fairmont ethanol plant until it can “secure local …

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    25 Sep 12