The Affect
  • 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
  • Temperature2

    Only a very small portion of Minnesota still has snow on the ground.  A good deal of the Arrowhead, especially Lake and Cook counties, has a white covering but even that’s fading fast after a …

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    19 Mar 12
  • Flooding (1)

    It’s a welcome sight along Minnesota rivers this spring. Water levels are well within the riverbanks – unlike recent years when major flooding did extensive damage to property and government budgets. Climatologist Mark Seeley says …

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    19 Mar 12
  • DakotaWar

    The Minnesota Historical Society is marking the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War with a new exhibit and other programs. The exhibit opens June 30th at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. Visitors can …

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    17 Mar 12
  • JWP

    The Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton School Board has narrowed down it’s list of superintendent candidates to 3 finalists. Current JWP Superintendent Dick Orcutt is retiring at the end of June, and the search to find his replacement has …

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    17 Mar 12
  • FoodShelf1

    Boy Scouts in New Ulm will be hitting the streets on Saturday as part of their annual food drive. Scouts will go house to house throughout New Ulm to leave labeled plastic bags on doorknobs …

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    16 Mar 12