The Affect
  • Chicken1

    The Green Isle City Council recently killed a proposed ordinance that would have allowed residents to raise chickens in their backyards. A first reading of the ordinance had been scheduled to take place during the …

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    31 May 12
  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School Board has approved the hiring of a new high school principal for the district. Current Springfield High School Principal David Kreft submitted his resignation this month in order to take a job …

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    31 May 12
  • Flooding

    The Spring flood season has arrived a little late across Minnesota, with recent rains causing flooding from the Arrowhead on down to Iowa. Extension Specialist Dave Nicolai says that farm fields are getting the worst …

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    30 May 12
  • RuthAnnWebster1

    New Ulm City Councilor Ruth Ann Webster filed for re-election on Tuesday. Webster represents New Ulm’s 1st Ward, and has served on the city council for 12 years. She is an attorney who has been …

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    30 May 12
  • 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