The Affect
  • FoodShelf1

    The New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf continues to serve a growing number of families and individuals seeking food assistance. In January, the food shelf aided 239 families. This is the highest monthly total in …

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    31 Jan 12
  • Medal1

    An Arlington couple were recently selected to receive the city’s Darwin Mathwig Community Service Award. Dave and Dee Czech were chosen for the honor because of their community spirit, service, and dedication. It is presented …

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    30 Jan 12
  • SleepyEye

    The last in a series of meetings concerning the possible change to a 4-day school week for the Sleepy Eye School District takes place today (MON) . The cost-cutting idea is being considered for implementation …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Winthrop

    Winthrop Mayor Dave Trebelhorn on Friday announced that he will be running for re-election this year. He says he is 75% sure at this time that he will run. Trebelhorn is currentlly serving his 3rd …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Winthrop

    The City of Winthrop got a new fire chief this month. Lonnie Bacon is the new Winthrop fire chief after Mike Trebesch stepped down from the position. Trebesch served as fire chief for 8 years. …

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    27 Jan 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a proposal to switch to a 6-period school day at New Ulm High School next school year. District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme says that the …

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    27 Jan 12
  • SibleyEast

    The Sibley East School Board has approved the purchase of an Apple iPad2 tablet computer for every student in grades 5 through 12. The “Project Ed.21″ initiative will begin next school year at Sibley East …

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    27 Jan 12
  • LegacyAmendment1

    The Minnesota Historical Society this week announced that a total of more than $3.8 million in Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants has been awarded to 59 recipients in 39 counties. The grants are made …

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    26 Jan 12