The Affect
  • Bloodmobile

    With the holiday season fast approaching, the need for blood across the nation remains as great as ever. The cancellation of hundreds of blood drives along the East Coast due to Superstorm Sandy has resulted …

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    19 Nov 12
  • FoodShelf1

    The New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf has kicked off the holiday food giving period with some big donations from local-area businesses and organizations. On Saturday, the New Ulm High School basketball team delivered 937 …

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    19 Nov 12
  • GreenIsle

    The Green Isle City Council accepted the resignation of Councilor Steve Wilson this week. He is quitting the council due to conflicts with his work schedule, and his resignation is effective immediately. Wilson was appointed …

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    17 Nov 12
  • IMG_1385

    Site work began on Thursday for a new memorial honoring the 38 Dakota Indians that were hanged in Mankato in 1862. The new Dakota memorial will be in Reconciliation Park along North Riverfront Drive in …

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    17 Nov 12
  • RazzleDazzle (1)

    The City of Madelia’s 13th annual Razzle Dazzle Parade of Lights is taking place this (FRI) evening. The Madelia Chamber of Commerce’s Karla Grev says that the fun takes place in downtown Madelia. She says …

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    16 Nov 12
  • BridgingBrownCounty

    The 9th Annual Bridging Brown County Dinner was held Thursday evening at the Comfrey Community Center. Around 125 people were on hand to enjoy a social hour, dinner catered by Goodfellaz of Comfrey and live …

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    16 Nov 12
  • MeteorShower

    The annual Leonid meteor shower reaches its peak tonight (FRI), with the best viewing for this year’s celestial show taking place several hours before dawn on Saturday. The shower should produce perhaps a dozen or …

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    16 Nov 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The City of Henderson has opted out of the Renville-Sibley Fiber Project. The multi-million dollar project would bring fiber optic internet, phone, and television service to residents of the 2 counties, but the Henderson City …

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    15 Nov 12