Local News
  • Thunderstorm

    There was a brief power outage throughout much of New Ulm Wednesday evening as a powerful thunderstorm blew through the area. The power went out in much of the city at around 6pm Wednesday. The …

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    03 Oct 13
  • PickupRollover

    A 59-year-old Austin man was involved in a rollover accident on Highway 15 near Brownton Wednesday morning. Pablo Nieto was driving a Dodge Dakota southbound on 15 when the accident occurred at around 11am about …

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    03 Oct 13
  • SchoolLockdown

    The high school in New Richland was locked down for the second day in a row Wednesday after a threatening message was found. This came after the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Secondary School went through a hard …

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    03 Oct 13
  • USGovernmentShutdown

    Officials are warning about the possible effects of an extended government shutdown on the Minnesota economy. State Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter says that the impact will be minimal if the shutdown is just …

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    03 Oct 13
  • DeerHighway

    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding drivers to be on the lookout for deer this fall. One-third of crashes involving vehicles and deer happen in October and November, and the State Patrol says …

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    03 Oct 13
  • Detours

    A major road construction project on Highway 5 from Arlington to Green Isle continues, but the detour will reportedly be changing today (THU). The detour for heavy commercial traffic travelling Highway 5 will remain on …

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    03 Oct 13
  • Facebook

    The City of New Ulm has set up accounts on Facebook and Twitter to announce public safety hazards and concerns. Officials say this will allow city staff instant, real-time communication with New Ulm residents, commuters, …

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    03 Oct 13
  • HomecomingCrowns

    High School Homecomings continue around the area, with new royalty being crowned at several local school districts. The Belle Plaine High School Homecoming Queen is Hannah Johnson, and the Homecoming King is Zach Bahr. Buffalo …

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    03 Oct 13