Local News
  • Bloodmobile

    Blood drives are being held in several communities around the area this week as Red Cross Month draws to a close. Blood is a perishable product, so the supply must be constantly replenished, and one …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Pig1

    The 39th annual Polka Town Market Hog Show was held on Saturday at the Brown County Youth Coliseum in New Ulm. The show is sponsored by the Brown County Pork Producers Association. This year’s big …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The past week brought some much-needed rain to moisture-starved Minnesota. Some parts of the state got a good drenching, but not enough to ease the long dry spell. Climatologist Pete Boulay says we’re still under …

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    26 Mar 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    An Informational Meeting and discussion on the Renville-Sibley Fiber project is taking place this (MON) evening at the Sibley County Courthouse in Gaylord. The $70-million project would bring fiber optic broadband internet services to the …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Highway14

    The long-awaited Highway 14 construction project in southern Minnesota appears to be back on track. The project was nearly derailed six months ago by bids 31% higher than expected. But Mn/DOT Project Manager Matt Rottermond …

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    26 Mar 12
  • CheckFraud2

    A New Ulm woman faces felony charges for allegedly stealing over $4,700 from vulnerable adults in her care. 44-year-old Stacy A. Rewitzer was charged with financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult after Brown County Family …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Protest

    A group of devout religious followers from New Ulm held a protest march outside the Brown County Courthouse on Friday. The group marched from the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity to the Brown County Courthouse …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    The clock is ticking on approving a deal for a new Vikings stadium this legislative session. Stadium bill co-author Senator Julie Rosen of Fairmont says the legislature is waiting on a letter of approval from …

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    26 Mar 12