The Affect
  • Redwood Zoo Upgrades

    Renovations at the Ramsey Park Zoo in Redwood Falls continue, and the Redwood Falls City Council this week approved of sending out the bids for the final phase of the project. The majority of the …

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    20 Apr 12
  • GaryDahms1

    Local-area lawmakers put Minnesota Department of Transportation officials on the hot seat on Wednesday to question why the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato has been taken off the state’s 20-year …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    US Senator Al Franken is introducing legislation that would help keep open a number of post offices that have been scheduled to be closed. In Minnesota, a total of 117 post offices and 5 distribution …

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    19 Apr 12
  • State Hospital Patient Dies

    The state Department of Human Services is investigating the death of a patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. Officials confirm that a 59-year-old man died at the facility on Sunday. The unidentified …

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    19 Apr 12
  • NUCityCouncil

    The New Ulm City Council spent the majority of it’s meeting Tuesday discussing a proposal to have the state help purchase a state-of-the-art $12,000 river gauge. The city would then be responsible for the $13,000 …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Highway14

    Representatives of the communities along Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato on Tuesday learned that their stretch of road is even more dangerous than previously thought. Senior Transportation Engineer Howard Preston told those on …

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    18 Apr 12
  • GlencoeGardenCenter1

    A former Glencoe businessman and his wife have been ordered to pay $20,000 over the next 2 years in a settlement agreement. The owners of the former Glencoe Garden Center, Bryan and Joyce Koepp were …

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    18 Apr 12
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The plan to construct a Menard’s store in the City of New Ulm will move closer to being a reality this (TUE) evening with a pair of items on the New Ulm City Council agenda. …

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    17 Apr 12