The American Red Cross is recruiting volunteers from across the local area this week. The Red Cross stands ready to help in all types of disasters, from hurricane relief on the east coast to house fires, winter storms, and flooding back in Minnesota. Volunteers are being sought from throughout the KNUJ listening area. Residents of Brown, Redwood, Renville and West Nicollet Counties can call (507)233-1111 for more information. Residents of Le Sueur and Waseca Counties can call (507)334-8471, and residents of Blue Earth, East Nicollet, Watonwan, McLeod, Cottonwood and Sibley Counties should call (507)387-6664.