The Affect
  • GFWiPads

    The BOLD School Board has approved the purchase of a total of 540 Apple iPad2s for the district’s high school students. The total cost of acquiring the computer tablets is over $221,000, which includes 2 …

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    30 Mar 13
  • EasterEggs

    EASTER EGG HUNTS (All On Saturday) • NEW ULM: 10am in the Civic Center. The Easter Bunny will be there along with other characters, plus Goody Bags for kids. • BROWNTON: 10am at the Community …

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    29 Mar 13
  • PrincessCrown

    A new Renville County Dairy Princess was crowned recently in Bird Island. Laura Albrecht, the daughter of Kirby and Ann Albrecht of Fairfax was crowned during the Renville County Al Ag Banquet at the Island …

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    29 Mar 13
  • JillHulke

    New Ulm District 88 School Board member Jill Hulke will be resigning next week after learning that she is ineligible to serve on the board. That’s because she lives in rural Courtland, just across the …

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    28 Mar 13
  • GFW

    The GFW School Board approved more than a hundred thousand dollars worth of capital and deferred maintenance projects this week. The district will spend a total of $70,000 on new servers and network switches and …

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    28 Mar 13
  • Detours

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has unveiled their summer construction projects for 2013. The list includes work on 87 projects in the Twin Cities and nearly 200 in Greater Minnesota. Mn/DOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle says …

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    28 Mar 13
  • JeffBertrang

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board has chosen GFW Superintendent Jeff Bertrang to be the district’s next superintendent. The decision came after a series of interviews and “Community Forums” with Bertrang and the other …

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    27 Mar 13
  • Water

    If you live in the City of St. Peter, your water rates will be going up starting next week. The St. Peter City Council has approved a plan to be implemented over the course of …

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    27 Mar 13