The Affect
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives in Sleepy Eye, New Ulm and St. James this week. The need for blood is constant. September is National Preparedness Month, and donating blood helps the Red …

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    04 Sep 12
  • NURoundaboutWork

    Construction work on a new roundabout on Highway 14 on the west end of New Ulm continues, with the project slated for completion on Monday, September 17th. Highway 14 will be opened to the public …

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    04 Sep 12
  • MusicNotes

    The 57th annual Godahl Day Labor Day Celebration is taking place Monday in the small town of Godahl. Thousands of people stream into the community every year for the festivities, which get underway at 9:30am …

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    01 Sep 12
  • GreenIsle

    The City of Green Isle got a new city councilor this week. The Green Isle City Council unanimously voted to appoint John Schauer to the council seat previously held by Shane Sheets, who resigned last …

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    01 Sep 12
  • BurnBan

    As the dry conditions persist across much of Minnesota, some local-area counties have enacted burning bans as a safety precaution. Counties in the KNUJ Listening Area with burn bans currently in place include: Le Sueur, …

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    31 Aug 12
  • 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