The Affect
  • WinterSolstice

    The news reports are right – something is ending on Friday…..Autumn. The Winter Solstice arrives at approximately 5:12am on Friday, ushering in the Winter season. Solstice means “Sun Standing Still.” That is apparent in the …

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    20 Dec 12
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council spent nearly an hour Tuesday evening debating a tax abatement request for a new agricultural laboratory and testing facility wanting to locate in New Ulm. Frontier Labs has proposed improving …

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    19 Dec 12
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday approved the county’s budget and tax levy for 2013, and OK’d raises for themselves for next year as well. County Commissioners approved a $550 per-year pay increase for themselves …

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    19 Dec 12
  • Stewart

    The mayor of the City of Stewart has resigned abruptly, and gave no reason as to why. The Stewart City Council accepted the immediate resignation of Mayor Jeff Erkenbrack during its recent meeting, and Councilor …

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    19 Dec 12
  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council has 3 public hearings on its agenda for this (TUE) evening, and is scheduled to give its final approval to New Ulm’s budget and tax levy for 2013. Next year’s …

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    18 Dec 12
  • BrownCountyCourhouse

    The Brown County Board is set to give its final approval to the county’s 2013 budget and tax levy today (TUE). The proposed property tax levy for next year for Brown County is a little-less …

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    18 Dec 12
  • Bloodmobile

    Christmas is almost here, and the American Red Cross is asking local residents to give what could likely be their most meaningful gift of all this year – The Gift Of Life. The Red Cross …

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    18 Dec 12
  • SibleyEast

    The search for a new superintendent for the Sibley East School District begins a new phase this week. Retired Sibley East Superintendent John Langenbrunner is serving as the district’s interim superintendent this school year after …

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    17 Dec 12