The Affect
  • Highway14-111Interchange

    More than 160 people attended an informal meeting on Highway 14 in Nicollet Wednesday evening to discuss the future of the highway in the community. Residents of the Nicollet area have been protesting a decision …

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    06 Feb 14
  • BobBeussmanHeadshot

    The Highway 14 Partnership held its annual meeting in Owatonna on Wednesday, and New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman was unanimously elected president of the organization. Beussman has been an active with the Highway 14 Partnership …

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    06 Feb 14
  • UFC

    United Farmers Co-op is planning a $3-million expansion project at the company’s mill in the City of Cologne. The plan is to transform the mill into a distribution center, which would also increase the number …

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    06 Feb 14
  • Vote

    A cold caucus night didn’t keep Minnesotans from showing up to do their part Tuesday to help shape the 2014 elections. Former House Minority Leader Marty Seifert narrowly lead the field in Tuesday night’s nonbinding …

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    05 Feb 14
  • Harvest

    Congress has passed a new five-year Farm Bill, with the Senate voting to approve the trillion-dollar legislation by a vote of 68-32 Tuesday. Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Papp says that farmers have been waiting …

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    05 Feb 14
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved a request that brings a co-op grocery store for the community closer to a reality. The council agreed to amend an existing Conditional Use Permit for the …

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    05 Feb 14
  • ScottHogen

    New Ulm District 88 Director of Buildings and Grounds Scott Hogen is leaving the school district after more than 25 years. Hogen is taking the position of Director of Facilities for Mankato Public Schools. He …

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    04 Feb 14
  • Dollars

    The lawyer representing the Blue Earth County Attorney’s Office in a suit against the Blue Earth County Board has rejected a salary plan for the county’s assistant attorneys. The county board had been sued over …

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    04 Feb 14