The Affect
  • Bloodmobile

     The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives around the area this week as “National Blood Donor Month” continues. Around 44,000 pints of blood are needed every day in the US to help treat …

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    21 Jan 13
  • Vote

    Minnesota House District 19A Democrats are preparing to meet this Saturday to endorse a candidate for the seat vacated by Terry Morrow, but there will be a special primary election for the 4 DFL candidates …

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    18 Jan 13
  • ToddPrafke

    St. Peter City Administrator Todd Prafke has had his contract with the city renewed, and the St. Peter City council this week voted to give Prafke a 2% raise. That is the same rate increase …

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    18 Jan 13
  • GibbonWinterFest

    The City of Gibbon’s 3rd annual Winterfest gets underway today (FRI). It kicks off with a Winterfest Warm-Up wine and beer tasting at the South 80 Social Circle in Gibbon, followed by a dance party …

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    18 Jan 13
  • RiversEdge

    River’s Edge Hospital in St. Peter is asking the Minnesota Attorney General’s office to investigate the Mayo Clinic Health System for alleged predatory business practices. River’s Edge officials say that the St. Peter Mayo Clinic …

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    17 Jan 13
  • Truman

    The Truman City Council made history this month when the swearing-in of 2 new city councilors gave the council a female-majority for the first time in the town’s history. Kirsten Bressler took a seat on …

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    17 Jan 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board met with consultants on Tuesday to begin the process of searching for a new superintendent. Current District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme recently announced that he will be retiring …

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    16 Jan 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved a motion that gives a member of the city council a permanent seat on the New Ulm Park and Rec Commission. The council representative on the 8-seat …

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    16 Jan 13