The Affect
  • BellePlaine

    Belle Plaine City Administrator David Murphy was officially relieved of his duties with the city as of this week. The Belle Plaine City Council recently voted to not renew Murphy’s contract when it expires at …

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    23 Aug 13
  • Dollars

    The Redwood County Board this week approved it’s first tax levy increase in 5 years. The preliminary tax levy for the county was set at over $10.6-million, a .7% increase over this year, and the …

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    23 Aug 13
  • WalzFishing

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz was in New Ulm Wednesday for a “Conservation Potluck” lunch on the banks of the Minnesota River. Representative Walz was discussing preserving our state’s natural resources. Over 50 people joined …

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    22 Aug 13
  • Dollars

    Residents of St. Peter may see a tax levy increase of more than 5% next year. The St. Peter City Council on Monday received the city’s proposed budget for 2014, which includes a recommended increase …

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    22 Aug 13
  • PrincessKay2013

    A 20-year-old college student from northwestern Minnesota has been crowned the 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way. Polk County Dairy Princess MarJenna McWilliam of Winger was crowned Wednesday night at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. …

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    22 Aug 13
  • Mosquito

    If the number of mosquitoes seems worse to you this summer than it has in recent years, then it’s probably true. Experts say it’s been a buggier-than-normal summer in many places around the US because …

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    21 Aug 13
  • DogPark

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved a request for the Park and Rec Department to apply for 2 grants that will be used towards the construction of a new dog park for the …

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    21 Aug 13
  • Dollars

    KNUJ gave away $400 in cash on Tuesday in the “Summer Stash For Cash.” The winner of the cash was Sarah Spoon of New Ulm. Sarah registered to win at Sewing Seeds in New Ulm. …

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    21 Aug 13