The Affect
  • Crops

    Heavy rain, high winds and hail slowed down Minnesota farmers in the field last week. As of Sunday, topsoil moisture in Minnesota was rated 73% adequate and 21% surplus. Only about 3-and-a-half days were rated …

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    26 Jun 12
  • ConcertInThePark

    The New Ulm Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in German Park. Tonight’s free concert features the Ken and Ken Show. It starts at 7pm, and Relay For Life will again …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Detours

    A major road work project gets underway on Tuesday in Blue Earth County. Highway Department crews will begin construction on Blue Earth County Road 12, from County Road 17 to County Road 3. A bridge …

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    25 Jun 12
  • PrincessCrown

    The City of Nicollet celebrated Friendship Days over the weekend, and a new Miss Nicollet was crowned. Miss Nicollet 2012 is Anna Drummer, the daughter of Matt and Karen Drummer. Crowned First Princess during the …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Teacher

    The New Ulm School District held an innovative teacher training seminar this week. The SMART training workshops lasted four days. SMART stands for Stimulating Maturity Through Accelerated Readiness Training. The program integrates activities in the …

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    22 Jun 12
  • RossHenderson

    An 18-year-old St. James man who lost most of his leg in a farm accident recently has returned home after a 9-day stay in the hospital. Ross Henderson was working at a feed mill when …

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    22 Jun 12
  • PowerLine1

    Eminent domain proceedings are underway as the installation of high-voltage power lines spanning the state begins. Land rights agents have been working with local property owners on purchasing easements for the CapX 2020 power lines …

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    22 Jun 12
  • westside christian choir to carnegie hall

    A group of choir students from New Ulm High School will be performing at the Glockenspiel today (WED) as they prepare to leave for Costa Rica later this week. The New Ulm High School Choir …

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    21 Jun 12