The Affect
  • TaxAbatement

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously denied an economic development tax abatement request for a new agriculture testing facility in New Ulm. Frontier Labs has proposed renovating and expanding a vacant building in the …

    Keep Reading >>

    10 Jan 13
  • SpecialElection1

    Governor Dayton has announced the date for a special election to fill the Minnesota House seat vacated by Democrat Terry Morrow. The election will be held on Tuesday, February 12th to fill the vacancy in …

    Keep Reading >>

    09 Jan 13
  • HometownHero

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of January is Betty Rausch of New Ulm. The 83-year-old shares her time and talent on a daily basis. She volunteers many hours at MRCI Bargains, helps out with …

    Keep Reading >>

    09 Jan 13
  • Dollars

    A New Ulm man has come forward with his $100,000 Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket. The Minnesota Lottery had announced that one of the five $100,000 winning tickets from the New Year’s Day raffle drawing had …

    Keep Reading >>

    09 Jan 13
  • JoelBrinker

    A former St. Peter city councilor has announced his candidacy for the Minnesota House seat being vacated by Democrat Terry Morrow. 56-year-old Joel Brinker is now the third Republican running for the seat, following announcements …

    Keep Reading >>

    08 Jan 13
  • IMG_6539

    The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission presented its annual Recognition Award to Sister Cities Volunteer Rick Isbell on Monday. Isbell was honored for his work finding activities for the incoming Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange Program …

    Keep Reading >>

    08 Jan 13
  • PrescriptionDrugs

    The Renville County Drug Take-Back Program collected over 200-pounds of expired and unused medications during the first 8 months of the program last year. That’s in addition to nearly 110 pounds of medication collected in …

    Keep Reading >>

    08 Jan 13
  • SchoolThreat

    Criminal charges are expected to be filed today (MON) against a juvenile Sleepy Eye male accused of making threats towards several area school districts on the website Facebook. The threats were reportedly made on Friday, …

    Keep Reading >>

    07 Jan 13