The Affect
  • Seeding

    The US Department of Agriculture says Minnesota farmers are getting off to a slow start because of the persistent winter. In its first weekly crop report of the year, the USDA says the cold start …

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    09 Apr 13
  • District840Foundation

    The District 840 Foundation held the 11th annual St. James Cash For Kids over the weekend. The fundraiser raises up to $15,000 each year for school programs not in the district’s budget. The biggest money-maker …

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    09 Apr 13
  • SlushySnow

    A big storm making its way across the country later this week is making headlines, but our local area will be seeing some precipitation before that storm arrives. Meteorologist Steve Woolenhouse says that temperatures will …

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    08 Apr 13
  • DaytonTownHall

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton continues his series of Town Hall meetings around the state with a stop in the Mankato area Tuesday night. Dayton’s “Meetings With Mark” are an effort to engage Minnesotans in conversations …

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    08 Apr 13
  • Bloodmobile

    There are several blood drives taking place around the local area this week as the American Red Cross helps residents “Give The Gift Of Life.” Only about 3% of the population donates blood, but someone …

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    08 Apr 13
  • StopLight

    Motorists travelling on Highway 5 in the City of Arlington will now no longer need to stop at the intersection with Main Street. The deactivation of the traffic light at the intersection was originally scheduled …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Springfield

    The City of Springfield holds its annual Home Improvement, Yard and Garden Show this weekend. The free show takes place from 4 to 8pm today (FRI) and 9 a-m to 2pm on Saturday at the …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Bock Pic

    New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing Company has been awarded gold and silver World Beer Championship medals from the Beverage Testing Institute for its Bock and Barleywine Ale. Schell’s Bock scored a 93 in the Beverage …

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    05 Apr 13