The Affect
  • StormDamage

    A thunderstorm bearing strong winds tore through the St. James area early Thursday morning, causing some damage about 2 miles south of the town. Watonwan County Chief Deputy Jeremy Nachreiner says that around a dozen …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Temperature2

    Minnesota‚Äôs stretch of hot weather will continue for a few more days. National Weather Service Forecaster Rick Hiltbrand says the chance of showers and thunderstorms will increase tonight (THU) and especially tomorrow. He says the …

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    05 Jul 12
  • Roadwork

    Motorists in Redwood Falls can expect delays beginning Friday as a resurfacing project on Highway 71 gets underway. The work at the intersection with Highway 19 will take place on Friday and Monday. The intersection …

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    05 Jul 12
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council unanimously approved a raise for both city councilors and the mayor during Tuesday’s council meeting. Each councilor will get an additional $2,000 a year beginning in 2013, for a total …

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    05 Jul 12
  • Hot

    An excessive heat warning stretches over most of central and southern Minnesota — and it isn’t expected to end until late Thursday. The hot weather blanketed the southern part of the state on Monday, with …

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    03 Jul 12
  • HabitatGroundbreaking

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held over the weekend for the Minnesota Valley Chapter of Habitat for Humanity’s 9th home in New Ulm. The Gendron-Bronstad family of New Ulm will contribute 200 “sweat-equity” hours toward the …

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    03 Jul 12
  • BrownCountyFair (1)

    The Brown County Free Fair is holding a special fundraising event this (TUE) evening. The “Get in the Fair Spirit Fun Night” takes place from 4 to 9pm in the fairgrounds exhibit hall in New …

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    03 Jul 12
  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council will consider giving itself a raise during today’s (TUE) council meeting at city hall. The salary-adjustment proposal for city councilors and the mayor of New Ulm was proposed by City …

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    03 Jul 12