The Affect
  • SpellingBee

    The 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee is underway in Washington DC, and 5 teens from Minnesota have been taking part in the competition. A total of 281 students from all 50 US states, as well …

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    29 May 14
  • CornEmergence

    Good weather has allowed Minnesota farmers to make rapid progress planting crops, but they’re still behind average. The US Department of Agriculture says that Minnesota farmers had a season high of five days suitable for …

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    28 May 14
  • AmyKlobuchar

    US Senator Amy Klobuchar will be visiting several communities in southern Minnesota today (WED), including Nicollet and New Ulm. Klobuchar is conducting a “Highway 14 Tour” of the region to discuss the ongoing efforts to …

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    28 May 14
  • ConcertInThePark

    Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff of the summer season, and another sure sign that summer is hear is right around the corner, New Ulm’s Monday Night Concerts in the Park. The Concerts in the …

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    28 May 14
  • Politics

    Politically active Minnesotans are getting ready for this weekend’s state party conventions: Democrats are in Duluth while Republicans are in Rochester. Republicans are set to choose their candidate for U.S. Senate on Friday in Rochester.  …

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    27 May 14
  • TownHallMeeting

    State Representative Glenn Gruenhagen of Glencoe and State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson are holding a series of informal town hall meetings together over the next 2 weeks to listen to concerns and ideas from …

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    27 May 14
  • JonahButler

    A Sibley East High School student will soon have an asteroid named after him. 16-year-old Jonah Butler, the son of Bill and Christine Butler, is receiving the honor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for …

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    27 May 14
  • MemorialDay

    LOCAL  MEMORIAL  DAY  SERVICES  - MONDAY 5/26/14     NEW ULM: Parade starts at 9am at 5th & 7th South and travels north on Minnesota Street. Service begins at 10am at the City Cemetery, at …

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    24 May 14