The Affect
  • Prom1

    Several high school proms are taking place around the local area this weekend. School districts holding their formal dances on Saturday include: Belle Plaine, BOLD, Comfrey, GFW, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial, Minnesota Valley Lutheran, Mountain …

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    27 Apr 12
  • NUMiddleSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday agreed to seek bids on the sale of the district’s former middle school building. Superintendent Harold Remme says 2 groups have expressed interest in purchasing the …

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    27 Apr 12
  • NUCityCouncil

    A total of 2 candidates have applied for the vacant Ward 2 New Ulm City Council seat. The seat is empty following the resignation of Councilor Todd Olson due to a career move out of …

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    27 Apr 12
  • NU Habitat Family Chosen

    The Minnesota Valley Chapter of Habitat for Humanity has announced the name of their latest partner family to receive a new home. The Gendron-Bronstad family of New Ulm will contribute 200 “sweat-equity” hours toward the …

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    26 Apr 12
  • FairfaxCityHall

    The City of Fairfax has officially opened the doors on it’s new city hall. The new facility is located in the old 1st National Bank building on 1st Street Southeast in Fairfax, across from where …

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    26 Apr 12
  • GFW

    The GFW School Board approved a 2-year contract for a new high school principal this week. Steve Schauberger has served as the Dean of Students at Dassel-Cokato High School since 2006. Prior to that he …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Biofuel

    State regulators have given the developers of a $30-million biofuel project in the City of LeSueur an environmental exemption. The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency won’t need an environmental impact statement in order to move forward …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Local Students At Nat'l Competition

    Students from 3 area high schools representing a total of 9 local communities are competing in a national robotics competition in St. Louis over the next 4 days. Students from GFW High School and the …

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    25 Apr 12