The Affect
  • SpellingBee

    A total of 5 students from Minnesota are competing in the National Spelling Bee this week near Washington DC, including a local-area 7th-grader. Nearly 280 young competitors were taking a computerized test Tuesday, and those …

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    30 May 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The need for blood continues, and the American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making a few stops around the KNUJ Area this week. Today (TUE), eligible donors can Give The Gift Of Life at the Arlington …

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    29 May 12
  • Highway14

    A planned detour on Highway 14 west of Mankato scheduled to begin this week has been delayed. The detour will be put in place while Mathiowetz Construction builds an interchange at Nicollet County Road 41 …

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    29 May 12
  • FloodedFields

    All of the recent rainfall around the area has replenished the soil moisture level, putting an end to a nearly year-long drought. More than nine inches of rain in some locations has made this the …

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    29 May 12
  • Memorial Day1

    (All Ceremonies Take Place On Monday) * NEW ULM: The Parade starts at 9am at St. Mary’s Church and travels north on GERMAN STREET to 5th North. The observance at the Soldier’s Rest Section of …

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    26 May 12
  • HelicopterCrash1

    A helicopter crash west of Delavan Friday evening injured the pilot and cut the power to the nearby town for a period of time. Witnesses say the copter got caught in some power lines at …

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    26 May 12
  • Vote

    Several local-area Incumbents filed for re-election on Friday. State Senator Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls filed as the Republican candidate for Minnesota Senate District 16. Redistricting has expanded his legislative district to include not just …

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    26 May 12
  • AmyKlobuchar1

    US Senator Amy Klobuchar will be visiting several local communities this coming Monday. The senator will meet with local veterans as well as community leaders, and participate in Memorial Day observances. Klobuchar will be at …

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    26 May 12