The Affect
  • GuernseyCow

    A local area dairy farm couple received a prestigious award at the Minnesota State Fair this week. Paul and Melanie Fritsche of rural New Ulm received the “Elgin Award.”  The award is given to breeders …

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    30 Aug 13
  • Riverblast

    New Ulm’s annual “Cultural Event & Festival at the River” – Riverblast – gets underway this (FRI) evening. The free festival at New Ulm’s Riverside Park takes place from 5 to Midnight today and 11am …

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    30 Aug 13
  • McLeodCountyCourthouse

    A slate of proposed security improvements at the McLeod County Courthouse in Glencoe has now evolved into a $7-million project. The work includes constructing a new, secure lobby at the facility that would be shared …

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    29 Aug 13
  • TrafficJam

    Travel experts are calling today (THU) the unofficial kickoff to the Labor Day weekend, and more Minnesotans are expected to be traveling over the holiday this year. Triple-A Minnesota Spokesperson Gail Weinholzer says that 4.2% …

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    29 Aug 13
  • ScottFroelich

    The City of Fairfax got a new Chief of Police this month. The Fairfax City Council unanimously voted to promote Patrolman Scott Froehlich to Police Chief to replace outgoing Chief Kevin Hagen, who left the …

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    28 Aug 13
  • RedwoodSwaybackBridgeRenovation

    The restoration of the nearly-75-year-old swayback bridge in Redwood Falls is underway. The Ramsey Park bridge was designed to withstand flooding by allowing floodwaters to flow over the top of it, but the many years …

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    28 Aug 13
  • AnnaWillems

    The City of Norwood Young America held its 152nd annual Stiftungsfest celebration over the weekend, and new royalty was crowned Sunday afternoon. Miss Stiftungsfest 2013 is Anna Willems, the daughter of Bob and Jill Willems. …

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    28 Aug 13
  • Detour

    Motorists in Renville County will encounter a daylong detour on Highway 19 between Morton and Franklin this Thursday. The detour follows Highway 71 to County Road 2 and County Road 5, then Highway 19. The …

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    27 Aug 13