The Affect
  • Detours

    The Sibley County Maintenance Department will be closing Main Street in Arlington, as well as County Road 17, one block at a time this week for maintenance repair work.  Each block will be closed for …

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    20 May 14
  • RonaldMcdonald

    Ronald McDonald will be at GFW Elementary School in Gibbon today (TUE) for a special program. GFW 2nd-grade teacher Melissa Hansen says that the famous clown will be there because students have collected a total …

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    20 May 14
  • ClarkJohnson

    State Representative Clark Johnson received a unanimous endorsement for the District 19-A Minnesota House seat at the DFL district convention Saturday at the Blue Earth County Library. Johnson was first elected to the seat in …

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    19 May 14
  • PrincessKayButterhead

    The 12 finalists for Princess Kay of the Milky Way were chosen over the weekend, and the list includes county dairy princesses from the KNUJ area. Nearly 80 young ladies from around the state competed …

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    19 May 14
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross has only a few blood drives taking place around the area this week. The Bloodmobile will be at Norwood Young America’s Willkommen Pavillion from Noon to 6 on Tuesday. The Belle …

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    19 May 14
  • HarkinStore

    The historic Harkin Store celebrates riverboats on Sunday with a special program from 1 to 4pm. The 1870s-era store is all that is left of the riverboat town of West Newton, and has much of …

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    17 May 14
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a more-than $584,000 bid for improvements to the first and second additions to the city’s Snow Farm development project. MR Paving and Excavating of New Ulm …

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    16 May 14
  • HanskaWelcome

    The small town of Hanska celebrates Norway’s independence from Sweeden this weekend, and the annual Syttende Mai Show is today (FRI) and Saturday at the Hanska Community Center. The theme this year is “Home Is …

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    16 May 14