Local News
  • Snow Plow

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in southwestern and west central Minnesota, due to heavy snow and high winds. Officials pulled MnDOT snowplow operators off the road at 7 p.m. Sunday in Glencoe, Hutchinson and …

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    10 Dec 12
  • Fire

    A fire at a house at 11050 Shag Road in rural New Ulm this (Saturday) has claimed the life of the woman living there. According to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, the body of 79-year-old …

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    08 Dec 12
  • WinterDriving

    The lack of any significant winter weather so far this season is about to change, with some storms moving into the local area later today (FRI) and this weekend. Meteorologist Steve Woolenhouse says that 1 …

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    07 Dec 12
  • PurpleHeart

    A retired Minnesota National Guard soldier from New Ulm is receiving a Purple Heart this weekend, six years after he was wounded in Iraq. Sergeant Jesse Lund is scheduled to receive the award Saturday at …

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    07 Dec 12
  • Flu

    Minnesota’s flu season is beginning to intensify, with 26 more people being hospitalized in the past week. The Health Department says the statewide total is now up to 70 hospitalizations since the start of fall. …

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    07 Dec 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a proposed tax levy for next year that is a more-than 23% increase over this year. Superintendent Harold Remme says that the majority of the …

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    07 Dec 12
  • JackpotJunction

    The Lower Sioux Indian Community in Morton is planning a multi-million dollar renovation project at Jackpot Junction Hotel and Casino. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community recently approved a $48-million loan for the Lower Sioux Community, …

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    07 Dec 12
  • NicolletSchool

    The Nicollet School District has a new Dean of Students and Athletic Director. Kevin Christensen has served as a 6th-grade teacher for the past 25 years, but had applied for the position last summer when …

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    07 Dec 12