The Affect
  • Harvest

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency to support our farmers in their efforts to get the crops out of the fields and properly stored before the snow flies. Dayton declared a …

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    24 Oct 13
  • Highway5

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that Highway 5 from Arlington to Green Isle will open to traffic this coming Monday, weather permitting. Crews will be working on striping and finishing work through the weekend. …

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    24 Oct 13
  • AmandaMeyer

    The 15th Annual WEM Outstanding Educator Awards Brunch was held over the weekend in Chaska, and a total of 7 educators from across the state were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to student …

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    24 Oct 13
  • BrownCountyEvaluationCenter

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday approved the 2014 contract with the Brown County Evaluation Center for detox services. The Center’s total budget for next year is around $870,000, of which Brown County will pay …

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    23 Oct 13
  • MariLuMartens

    Sibley East Elementary School Principal Mari Lu Martens is representing Minnesota in Washington DC this week as our state’s “National Distinguished Principal.” The National Association of Elementary School Principals recognition honors elementary and middle school …

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    23 Oct 13
  • HometownHero2013Banquet

    KNUJ honored its Hometown Hero’s of the past 12 months at the Holiday Inn, Monday, October 21.  Pictured, front row, from left:  Doris Brandt Wigand-Henderson, Betty Maidl-LaFayette, Carl Wyczawksi-New Ulm, Mavin Stueber-New Ulm. Back Row:  …

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    22 Oct 13
  • SpeedLimit60

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising the posted speed limit from 55 to 60 miles-per-hour on 730 miles along three highways in greater Minnesota. New signs reflecting the higher limits began going up on …

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    22 Oct 13
  • CandidateForum2

    The St. Peter League of Women Voters and Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring Candidate Forums today (TUE) and Thursday. The forums are free and open to the public, and begin at 7pm in the Governors …

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    22 Oct 13