The Affect
  • 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
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved increases to district activity passes. Superintendent Harold Remme says the costs of a Family Activity Pass will increase by $50, although it remains a good …

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    25 May 12
  • HometownHero

    A daycare worker with the Nicollet School has been recognized for saving the life of a 1-year-old infant. Amy Broring was reportedly holding the infant when she noticed that the child had stopped breathing. Her …

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    25 May 12
  • FortRidgely

    Southern Minnesota’s Fort Ridgely State Park opens for the season this Memorial Day weekend. Nicollet County Historical Society Executive Director Ben Leonard says that they are trying something new this year by having the Commissary …

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    25 May 12
  • KohlsWeelborgDamage

    A severe thunderstorm blew through the area Wednesday afternoon, with gusts of wind reaching upwards of 75 miles-per-hour and causing major damage in some locations. One of the areas hit the hardest was the western …

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    24 May 12
  • Graduation

    High school graduation ceremonies continue around the KNUJ area, with a total of 9 schools holding commencement ceremonies over the next few days. School districts holding their graduations on Friday include: Butterfield, New Ulm, Nicollet, …

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    24 May 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board will be discussing possible changes to the way it’s monthly meetings are held during it’s meeting this (THU) evening. District 88 holds school board meetings on the 2nd …

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    24 May 12
  • NUCityCouncil

    New Ulm City Council President Chuck Schmitz filed for re-election on Tuesday. Schmitz is a retired Gas Department supervisor for New Ulm Public Utilities. He was first elected Councilor-At Large in 2008, and if re-elected …

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    23 May 12