The Affect
  • CornHands

    Corn may be headed for a record-breaking year based on the latest USDA Crop Report. The report, released on Thursday, forecasts corn at 13.8 billion bushels, up less than 1% from last month and 28% …

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    14 Sep 13
  • PrincessCrown

    A new Miss New Ulm will be crowned this (SAT) evening during the annual New Ulm Firefighters Dance. There are a total of 20 candidates vying to be New Ulm royalty this year. Program Coordinator …

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    14 Sep 13
  • BigBoar2013

    The official biggest boar in the state is from a farm near Madelia. “Big Kenny” was named the biggest boar at the Minnesota State Fair this year after weighing in at 1,045-pounds. Big Kenny belongs …

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    13 Sep 13
  • LakeCrystal

    The Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center and numerous community businesses are sponsoring “Fall Fest” in Lake Crystal on Saturday. The highlights of Fall Fest include the 2nd annual 5K and 8K Walk and Run, music …

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    13 Sep 13
  • YoungerBros

    The 17th annual celebration of the capture of the notorious Younger Brothers Gang is taking place in and around the City of Madelia on Saturday. Event Spokesperson Bob Yurcek says that there’s a bank robbery …

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    13 Sep 13
  • Cows

    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is urging livestock farmers to apply now to take advantage of $1-million available for Livestock Investment Grants. The program helps eligible producers offset the costs of on-farm improvements. Qualifying upgrades …

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    12 Sep 13
  • MNSureAd

    Local area legislators are holding a public “Town Hall Forum” today (THU) to explain Minnesota’s upcoming health insurance exchange. MNsure is the online insurance marketplace where Minnesotans will find and compare health plans and choose …

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    12 Sep 13
  • YouthSummit

    A special “Youth Summit” is taking place in New Ulm later this month for high school students and their parents from around the local area. The registration for the “Live Out Loud” Youth Summit is …

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    12 Sep 13