The Affect
  • PlantClosing

    The US Foods plant in Fairmont will reportedly be closing down soon. US Foods purchased the facility from Hawkeye Foods in 2012, and it was Draper Foods for many years prior to Hawkeye Foods buying …

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    25 Nov 13
  • BrownCountyCourthouse

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday is scheduled to consider transferring more than $16,000 in heating-assistance funds to the Salvation Army. The money is left over contributions from when Brown County Family Services administered the …

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    25 Nov 13
  • Bloodmobile3

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making a few stops around the area this week, including in New Ulm as well as the annual Thanksgiving Blood Drive in St. James. The Bloodmobile will be at …

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    25 Nov 13
  • CharlieZelle

    Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle will be visiting New Ulm Monday morning. The commissioner will be holding a question-and-answer session at the New Ulm Community Center beginning at 9am. Doors will open at …

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    23 Nov 13
  • NUEagles

    Stanley Security is offering schools hundreds of thousands of dollars through the Together For Safer Schools grant program, and the New Ulm School District has been nominated. District 88 wants to make their buildings and …

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    23 Nov 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution to formally withdraw the district from the South Central Conference after this school year and join the new Big South Conference. District …

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    22 Nov 13
  • Unemployment

    The state Department of Employment and Economic Development released two months of unemployment data Thursday. State Job Analyst Steve Hine says the unemployment rate fell to 4.8% in October, the lowest it’s been in six …

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    22 Nov 13
  • BridgeBuilderAward2013

    Bridging Brown County held its 10th annual Networking Dinner in Sleepy Eye Thursday, and Julie Schmitt of Comfrey was presented the organization’s “Bridge Builder Award.” Schmitt has been a first responder in Comfrey and a …

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    22 Nov 13