The Affect
  • 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
  • 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