The Affect
  • Roadwork

    Paving work on Highway 15 from Highway 212 to Denver Avenue in Hutchinson got underway Thursday, and motorists can expect to experience delays. The bituminous paving is being done in conjunction with the $5.2-million roadway …

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    12 Jul 13
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    Officials are conducting preliminary storm damage assessments in Minnesota this week, including in Sibley County. Emergency Management officials, along with FEMA and local officials, are assessing the damage to public infrastructure and certain not-for-profit organizations …

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    11 Jul 13
  • RedWyczawski

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of July is Carl “Red” Wyczawski of New Ulm. Wyczawski moved to New Ulm in the 1950s and was elected mayor in 1970, serving 6 terms covering 24 years. …

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    10 Jul 13
  • Crops

    A long stretch of warm, dry weather last week helped Minnesota’s crops catch up on growing. In its weekly crop report for Minnesota, the US Department of Agriculture says a statewide average of around 6 …

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    09 Jul 13
  • SchellsBrewery

    A $2-million expansion project at New Ulm’s August Schell Brewery got underway Monday. Schell’s Brewery Spokesperson Kyle Marti says that work includes the expansion of the brewhouse, building onto the bottlehouse by filling in an …

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    09 Jul 13
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    A 9-year-old girl from Madelia is having lunch at the White House today (TUE). Junior chef Kaitlyn Kirchner is among the winners of a contest put on by First Lady Michelle Obama that challenged kids …

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    09 Jul 13
  • Detours

    The construction of two additional lanes for Highway 60 between St. James and Butterfield gets underway this week. The 2-year project involves grading, paving and bridge work for two additional lanes south of the current …

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    08 Jul 13
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    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives around the area this week as the organization’s “Summer of Stories” campaign continues. Everyone making a blood donation through next Monday will be eligible to win one …

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    08 Jul 13