The Affect
  • Graduation2

    ¬†High school graduations are wrapping up around the area over the next days. Local school districts holding their commencement ceremonies today (FRI) include: Cedar Mountain, Central, Glencoe-Silver Lake, St. Peter and Truman. Schools with their …

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    31 May 13
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    US Department of Defense sequestration budget cuts will force hundreds of Minnesota National Guard technicians to take unpaid time off. Around 1,100 technicians were being notified Wednesday that they must take one unpaid day off …

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    30 May 13
  • RenvilleCountyHospital

    A site has been identified for the new $24-million Renville County Hospital and Clinic facility. The Renville County Board on Tuesday unanimously agreed to enter into a purchase agreement for land on the south side …

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    30 May 13
  • NicholasThompson (1)

    A New Prague Middle School student taking part in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week in Washington DC was eliminated in the third round Wednesday afternoon.14-year-old Nicholas Thompson misspelled the word Ageusia, which is …

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    30 May 13
  • SpringPlanting

    The recent stretch of wet weather has slowed planting of crops in Minnesota. The USDA says that Minnesota farmers across the state had an average of just under 2 days that were suitable for fieldwork …

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    29 May 13
  • VikingsTrainingCamp

    The Minnesota Vikings will return to Mankato for the 2013 training camp in late July. The players are scheduled to report to MSU on Thursday, July 25th, with the first team practice the next day. …

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    29 May 13
  • SpellingBeeNickThompson

    The 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee is underway in Washington DC, and 5 kids from Minnesota are taking part, including a New Prague Middle School student. 14-year-old Nicholas Thompson joins students from Aurora, Baxter, Rochester …

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    29 May 13
  • RoadWorkPilotCar (1)

    The detour for the bridge work on Highway 5 east of Gaylord is expected to be removed this week, and traffic restrictions from Gaylord to Arlington are expected to follow beginning May 31st, weather permitting. …

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    28 May 13