The Affect
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The New Ulm City Council will hold a public hearing this (TUE) evening on proposed utility, street and alley improvements for 2012. A total of $3.1-million worth of projects have been proposed, with the city …

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    03 Apr 12
  • BrownCountyCourhouse

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) is scheduled to hire an Interim 4-H Program Coordinator for the county. Alisa Mangen will fill the position part-time while county officials wait to fill the job permanently. Mangen, …

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    03 Apr 12
  • JerryPagel

    A New Ulm man has announced his candidacy for the new Minnesota House District 16-B seat, and Jerry Pagel will be running without a political party affiliation and without accepting any campaign contributions. He says …

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    02 Apr 12
  • PowerLineDown

    A Fairfax man suffered minor injuries in an accident on Highway 14 Saturday night that knocked out power to the City of Courtland for several hours. 23-year-old Johnathan Reed reportedly feel asleep at the wheel …

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    02 Apr 12
  • EmeraldAshBorerTrap

    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is preparing to hang thousands of traps across Minnesota in the hunt for emerald ash borer. State workers begin the job this week. Around 6,500 purple traps will be placed …

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    02 Apr 12
  • BreakingTheIce

    The 1st-ever “Breaking The Ice” Walk/Run was held today (SAT) in both Sleepy Eye and Kuwait. The Sleepy Eye side of the event started at 9am, while Minnesota National Guard “Red Bull” Soldiers held a …

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    31 Mar 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    New Ulm Schools will not be implementing a 4-day school week next school year. District 88 had been contemplating the move as a cost-cutting measure, but the plan hit a snag when negotiating staff contracts. …

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    31 Mar 12
  • FairfaxWaterTower

    Work is underway on the construction of a new water tower in the City of Fairfax. Earth-moving began this week on the $717,000 project. The new 150,000 gallon water tower will replace the city’s 110-year-old …

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    31 Mar 12