The Affect
  • Riverblast

    The sounds of the Blues will be echoing throughout the Minnesota River Valley in New Ulm this weekend as part of the annual Riverblast celebration. The free festival at Riverside Park in New Ulm features …

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    31 Aug 12
  • FullMoon

    The New Ulm Park and Rec Department is offering a way to view tonight’s Blue Moon as it rises over the Minnesota River Valley with a “Full Moon Over Hermann” event. The Hermann Monument in …

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    31 Aug 12
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday moved forward with a proposal to build a new water tower at Nehl’s Park in New Ulm. PUC commissioners approved a resolution to issue upwards of $2.5-million …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Highway14

    Mn/DOT Officials say that motorists will be able to drive on the new Highway 14 alignment between Waseca and Owatonna beginning Friday night. The 20-mile, multi-year reconstruction of that segment of Highway 14 began in …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Student Writing

    Minnesota students are making some progress toward meeting the new mathematics standards, but state Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius says that many remain stagnant on reading. That’s the conclusion after the state took another look at …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Lexi Erpenbach1

    New Stiftungsfest royalty was crowned this past Sunday in Norwood Young America as part of the community’s annual “Founder’s Festival.” The new Miss Stiftungsfest is Lexi Erpenbach, the daughter of Ron and Sheila Erpenbach. She …

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    29 Aug 12
  • ButterheadToBe

    As the Minnesota State Fair continues, the local-area Princess Kay of the Milky Way Finalists are getting their likenesses carved into 90-pound blocks of AMPI butter made in New Ulm. Princess Kay Finalist Brown County …

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    29 Aug 12
  • Temperature2

    Summertime isn’t done with us yet. Meteorologist Steve Woolenhouse says the heat will build up the next few days leading to the Labor Day weekend. He expects a high of 94 on Wednesday, and for …

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    28 Aug 12