The Affect
  • MNStateFairCrowd

    More people then ever before are now calling Minnesota home. A new estimate released Monday by the US Census Bureau shows the state’s population is still climbing. By the bureau’s estimate, there were now 5,420,380 …

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    31 Dec 13
  • Library

    The St. Peter Public Library is doing away with late fees for overdue books. As of Wednesday, St. Peter Library patrons will have their outstanding fees forgiven and will no longer be charged late fees …

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    31 Dec 13
  • Blood Drive In New Ulm Today

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in New Ulm today (MON). Eligible donors are invited to Give The Gift Of Life at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm from 11am to 5pm. There …

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    30 Dec 13
  • CreditCardFraud2

    Target says that customers’ encrypted PIN data was removed during the data breach that occurred earlier this month. The company said Friday that additional forensic work has shown that encrypted PIN data was removed along …

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    28 Dec 13
  • ChristmasTreeDisposal

    The City of New Ulm will again be picking up and disposing of residents’ used Christmas trees free of charge this season. City street department crews will pick up trees left on the boulevard area …

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    28 Dec 13
  • SnowShovel

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has issued a reminder that it is against the law to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. Improperly placing snow on or near a public …

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    27 Dec 13
  • MnDotLogo

    Mn/DOT has rolled out its 20-year “State Highway Investment Plan,” and Spokesperson Kevin Gutknecht says it’s constrained by limited funding. Gutknecht says in the first ten years, there are projects to improve safety, enhance quality …

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    26 Dec 13
  • MNOutline

    Gay marriage, the sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy and the rocky start of MNsure are among Minnesota’s top news stories of 2013. Two and a half months after Governor Dayton signed a bill …

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    26 Dec 13