The Affect
  • Fair

    The Sibley County Fair kicked off Wednesday evening in Arlington, and continues through the weekend. A fair spokesperson says that the action really heats up tonight with the always-popular “Night Of Destruction.” It begins at …

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    01 Aug 13
  • PrincessCrown

    Catfish Derby Days festivities were held over the weekend in the City of Franklin, and the community crowned new royalty as part of the annual celebration. The new Miss Franklin and “Queen of Catfish Derby …

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    01 Aug 13
  • RoadClosed

    The start of a major road construction project on Highway 5 from Arlington to Green Isle scheduled to get underway this week has been delayed by 2 weeks. The $5-million project is now set to …

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    31 Jul 13
  • Pig

    A Japanese trade delegation is on a tour of southern Minnesota pork producers. The five-member delegation stopped in the Mankato area Tuesday and the buyers met with representatives of the Minnesota Pork Producers Association and …

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    31 Jul 13
  • Fishing

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced this week that you can now purchase hunting and fishing license on your smartphone. The ability to buy these licenses on the go like that actually began in …

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    31 Jul 13
  • Crops

    Cooler weather has given Minnesota farmers a break from the heat. In its weekly crop report for Minnesota, the US Department of Agriculture says that statewide, temperatures for the past week averaged 6.7 degrees below …

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    30 Jul 13
  • BobBeussman

    New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities recently for his excellence in service to Greater Minnesota. The Excellence in Service Award is given annually to a city leader …

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    30 Jul 13
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives around the area this week. Today (TUE) the Red Cross Bloodmobile is at the Kingway Retirement Home in Belle Plaine from 11:30 to 4:30 and the Montgomery …

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    30 Jul 13