The Affect
  • Tornado

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that it was a tornado that hit the City of Elysian Monday night. The 100-yard-wide twister was reportedly packing winds up to 85 mph. It travelled about 7 miles, …

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    21 Mar 12
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday held a public hearing concerning more than $1.6-million worth of upcoming road work in the city. The Municipal State Aid Street improvements will involve the reconstruction of water …

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    21 Mar 12
  • TrumanPolice

    The Truman City Council on Monday agreed to reinstate a police officer that had been put on administrative leave for more than a year, and several councilors apologized for their part in the incident. Mike …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton will be in Mankato today (TUE) to participate in assemblies with 6th-graders at Garfield and Franklin Elementary Schools. At each school the Governor will give brief remarks and then take questions from students. …

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    20 Mar 12
  • SpringfieldSchool

    A Springfield High School science teacher has been presented an award honoring teaching excellence. Amanda Meyer is the recipient of the 2012 Medtronic Foundation Science Teaching Award from the Minnesota Science Teachers Association. The award …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The storm that blew through the area Monday evening was packing high winds and heavy rain, and ripped the roofs off homes in the City of Elysian. Le Sueur County Emergency Management Director Ann Traxler …

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    20 Mar 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Arlington City Council on Monday voted to opt out of a project that aims to bring fiber optic internet access to Renville and Sibley Counties. The Renville-Sibley Fiber project is expected to cost upwards …

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    20 Mar 12
  • MarkJungclaus1

    A Glencoe man critically injured in a snowmobile accident earlier this month was able to return home this past weekend. Mark Jungclaus hit an ice heave on Gull Lake the evening of Sunday, March 4th, …

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    19 Mar 12