The Affect
  • 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
  • ComfreySchool

    The Comfrey School District has announced it’s Teacher Of The Year for 2012. Beth Griffis has been with the Comfrey School District since the fall of 1994. She has served in a variety of positions …

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    30 Mar 12
  • LCWM

    The Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial School Board unanimously approved a contract for the district’s next superintendent this week. After receiving a total of 25 applications to replace retiring Lake Crystal Superintendent Les Norman, the school …

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    30 Mar 12
  • District840Foundation

    The St. James District 840 Foundation is reporting a successful “Cash For Kids” fundraiser for this year. The event was held this past weekend at St. James High School, and preliminary tabulations from the annual …

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    30 Mar 12
  • Fire

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has lifted the burning ban issued earlier this week, although the fire danger remains high across much of the state. Local DNR Officer Tom Romaine says that anyplace with native …

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    29 Mar 12
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a bid for the city’s 2012 Street and Utility Projects. The low bid of $3.1-million went to M-R Paving and Excavating. Sleepy Eye will issue bonds …

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    29 Mar 12
  • Dollars

    Minnesota Senate Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a $496-million Bonding Bill for building and infrastructure projects around the state. The Senate’s bonding proposal is considerably smaller than Governor Dayton’s $775-million proposal, but only a few million …

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    29 Mar 12