The Affect
  • NUEagles

    Two “Community Forums” are being held this week in New Ulm to give District 88 residents a chance to meet the final 2 candidates for school superintendent. The search for a replacement for retiring District …

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    25 Mar 13
  • LottoBalls

    The run-up to Saturday night’s Powerball drawing generated over $3-million in prizes for Minnesota players and earned the state more than $5.4-million. A ticket sold in New Jersey is worth over $338-million, but Minnesota State …

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    25 Mar 13
  • RotarySAS

    The 46th annual New Ulm Rotary Scholars Recognition Banquet takes place this (MON) evening at Martin Luther College. This banquet recognizes the academic top 15% of the graduating classes for all three New Ulm High …

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    25 Mar 13
  • BellePlaine

    The City of Belle Plaine held a huge St. Patrick’s Day celebration this past weekend, despite the chilly weather, and a new Miss Shamrock was crowned to represent the community’s Irish heritage. The 2013 Miss …

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    23 Mar 13
  • StJames

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet recently, and named the Good Samaritan Society in St. James as the Business of the Year. The Good Samaritan Society has been constantly growing in …

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    22 Mar 13
  • NUHomeShow2013

    The 33rd-annual New Ulm Home and Self-Improvement show gets underway today (FRI) at the New Ulm Civic Center. New Ulm Chamber of Commerce President Audra Shaneman says that with over 200 booths lining the floors …

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    22 Mar 13
  • NUHerbergers

    The long-time manager of the New Ulm Herberger’s Department Store is retiring. Rollo Lentz has managed the New Ulm store since 1990, just 2 years after it expanded into the Marktplatz Mall. He says his …

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    22 Mar 13
  • MinnesotaCounties

    Carver County has been named Minnesota’s healthiest county in the new “County Health Rankings” report, while Cass County is at the bottom of the list. Counties were ranked on such factors as smoking, obesity, physical …

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    21 Mar 13