The Affect
  • Thunderstorm

    The thunderstorm that rolled through the area Tuesday night is being blamed for damage to homes and businesses in Blue Earth County and elsewhere. Numerous trees were reportedly blown down in the Lake Crystal area. …

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    06 Sep 12
  • RedwoodCtyLEC

    The Redwood Falls City Council on Tuesday received an update on the Redwood County Law Enforcement Center renovation project. The $3.5-million project would add several thousand square-feet to the space currently being used by the …

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    06 Sep 12
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved a proposed 19% increase of the city’s property tax levy for 2013. City Manager Brian Gramentz says that the $1-million proposed levy comes from leaving the budget …

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    05 Sep 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    New Ulm District 88 residents are being asked to attend a special meeting today (WED). Volunteers are being sought to organize support for the upcoming property tax levy referendum on the ballot in the District …

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    05 Sep 12
  • PurifiedRenewableEnergy

    The former Minnesota Energy plant in Buffalo Lake is seeing new life as trucks began carrying ethanol out of the gates on Tuesday. Steve Walker and Patrick Riggs started production in July after purchasing the …

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    05 Sep 12
  • Highway60

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking for the public’s help in the planned expansion of Highway 60 from Mountain Lake to Butterfield. Mn/DOT officials are collecting drainage information on that stretch of highway, and …

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    04 Sep 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives in Sleepy Eye, New Ulm and St. James this week. The need for blood is constant. September is National Preparedness Month, and donating blood helps the Red …

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    04 Sep 12
  • NURoundaboutWork

    Construction work on a new roundabout on Highway 14 on the west end of New Ulm continues, with the project slated for completion on Monday, September 17th. Highway 14 will be opened to the public …

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    04 Sep 12