The Affect
  • NewUlmKFC1

    The New Ulm KFC-Taco Bell restaurant is open for business again after a fire shut it down nearly 9 months ago. The fire in the fast food restaurant’s kitchen occurred the morning of August 21st. …

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    08 May 12
  • KieslingParkRenovations1

    Renovation work is underway at historic Kiesling Park in downtown New Ulm. New Ulm Park and Rec Director Tom Schmitz says the work will add interpretive elements to the park, as well as a replica …

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    08 May 12
  • Bloodmobile

    Tuesday is World Red Cross Day, and area residents are encouraged to celebrate the Red Cross by donating blood this week. The need for blood is constant, and the American Red Cross supplies more than …

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    07 May 12
  • Flooding (1)

    The rain across southern Minnesota in recent days has led to a Flood Warning being issued for the Cottonwood River at New Ulm from late tonight (MON) through Thursday evening. Four to six inches of …

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    07 May 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board finalized a re-districting plan for the county this week, and commissioners drew straws to see who will run for 2-year terms this year and who will serve 4-year terms. Redistricting is …

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    07 May 12
  • More NU Soldiers Returning

    Another group of Minnesota National Guard soldiers from the New Ulm area will be returning home on Sunday. The Red Bulls from the 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery will arrive in New Ulm at approximately …

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    04 May 12
  • Corsages

    Numerous high schools around the local area are holding formal dances this weekend as the Prom season begins to wind down. School districts with a Prom taking place on Saturday include: Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, Central, New …

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    04 May 12
  • TroopsHome

    Another wave of soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division return home today (FRI). More than 220 Red Bulls arrive at armories in Albert Lea, Anoka, Austin, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Mankato, Owatonna, …

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    04 May 12