The Affect
  • SafeandSober

    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is coordinating extra DWI patrols across the state this weekend as residents prepare to celebrate Halloween. There have been a total of 7 deaths and 24 serious, life-altering injuries …

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    26 Oct 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved 4 years worth of contracts for district food service, clerical and custodial employees. Two separate two-year contracts were approved for each group, which are each …

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    26 Oct 12
  • Henderson

    The Henderson City Council has chosen a new chief of police for the community. Interim Henderson Police Chief Pat Nienaber submitted his resignation last month due to time constraints, and recommended that Henderson Police Officer …

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    25 Oct 12
  • UpperMidwestManagement

    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce honors it’s 2012 Industry-Business of the Year this (THU) evening at the New Ulm Country Club. Upper Midwest Management is a full-service property management company that was started …

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    25 Oct 12
  • LafayetteCharterSchool

    The Lafayette Charter School held school board elections Tuesday night. One board member was re-elected, while 2 new members will be joining the LCS board. Returning school board member Shelley Zacate and newly-elected member Dean …

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    25 Oct 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Sibley County Board on Tuesday voted in favor of rural Sibley County withdrawing from the Renville-Sibley Fiber project. The $70-million proposal to bring high-speed fiber optic internet, telephone and television services to the residents …

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    24 Oct 12
  • JustinBerg

    The Nicollet School Board on Monday accepted the resignation of the district’s activities director, who is accused of stealing around $1,500 from school event funds. The school board voted to terminate the employment of 31-year-old …

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    24 Oct 12
  • RyanKrosch

    The Nicollet County Board chose a new county administrator Tuesday. Following a brief discussion, the Board unanimously agreed to offer the job to Yellow Medicine County Administrator Ryan Krosch. There were 25 applicants for the …

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    24 Oct 12