• USCapitol

    The current extension of the Farm Bill expires at midnight tonight (MON), but it’s on the back burner as Congress deals with a possible federal government shutdown due to lack of a budget deal. The …

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    30 Sep 13
  • Mosquito

    Mosquito populations in Minnesota are on the decline this fall, including the ones that transmit the West Nile virus. The peak risk period usually runs from mid-July to mid-September. The state Health Department’s Dave Neitzel …

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    30 Sep 13
  • NURedCrossOffice

    The American Red Cross office in New Ulm is closing it’s doors this week. The Brown-West Nicollet-Redwood-Renville Chpater of the Red Cross is being consolidated into the South Central Minnesota Chapter. Executive Director of the …

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    30 Sep 13
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives around the area this week, including in New Ulm today (MON). The Bloodmobile will be at the New Ulm Medical Center from Noon to 5 today. There …

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    30 Sep 13
  • Soldier

    The American Red Cross kicks off its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program today (MON), and invites everyone to show their gratitude and best wishes for those who serve our country. Now through December 6th, …

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    30 Sep 13
  • schellscap

    New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing Company announced Friday that it has received two more medals from the Beverage Testing Institute. Schell’s Bock, Maifest, Hefeweizen, and now its Schell Shocked Grapefruit Radler have won gold medals …

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    30 Sep 13
  • Thomas Trautmiller

    72 year old Thomas Trautmiller of St. George died Saturday at his home in St. George. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30am Wednesday at the St. George Catholic Church in St. George. Burial will …

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    30 Sep 13
  • Homecoming

    It’s another week of High School Homecomings across the local area, with a total of 6 school districts celebrating throughout the week. Area high schools holding Homecoming festivities this week include: Belle Plaine, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, …

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    30 Sep 13