The Affect
  • March For Babies Soon

    The annual March of Dimes March For Babies in New Ulm is just over 2 weeks away. The event takes place on Saturday, May 5th, beginning at 9:30am at the Brown County Fairgrounds in New …

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    21 Apr 12
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School District learned this week that it’s application to institute a 4-day school week has been denied by the Minnesota Department of Education. The state denied the application because the proposed 4-day …

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    20 Apr 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Sibley County Board will be re-addressing a proposal to bring high-speed internet access to rural and urban areas of the county during it’s meeting next week. The board had tabled a vote on whether …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Redwood Zoo Upgrades

    Renovations at the Ramsey Park Zoo in Redwood Falls continue, and the Redwood Falls City Council this week approved of sending out the bids for the final phase of the project. The majority of the …

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    20 Apr 12
  • GaryDahms1

    Local-area lawmakers put Minnesota Department of Transportation officials on the hot seat on Wednesday to question why the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato has been taken off the state’s 20-year …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    US Senator Al Franken is introducing legislation that would help keep open a number of post offices that have been scheduled to be closed. In Minnesota, a total of 117 post offices and 5 distribution …

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    19 Apr 12
  • State Hospital Patient Dies

    The state Department of Human Services is investigating the death of a patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. Officials confirm that a 59-year-old man died at the facility on Sunday. The unidentified …

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    19 Apr 12
  • NUCityCouncil

    The New Ulm City Council spent the majority of it’s meeting Tuesday discussing a proposal to have the state help purchase a state-of-the-art $12,000 river gauge. The city would then be responsible for the $13,000 …

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    18 Apr 12