The Affect
  • GOP

    The Chair of the McLeod County Republican Party was recently served a restraining order, and late last week 3 members of the McLeod County GOP Executive Committee resigned. The restraining order against County Chair Eric …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives around the local area this week in conjunction with “World Blood Donor Day.” The Bloodmobile will be at the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center’s Tomlinson Hall …

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    11 Jun 12
  • PuppetWagon (1)

    The New Ulm Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in German Park, and the New Ulm Puppet Wagon will make it’s summer debut before the show tonight. The Puppet Wagon performance …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Detours

    A major road project gets underway today (MON) in the Madelia area. Traffic on Highway 60 will be restricted to one lane from Madelia to the south junction with Highway 15 as crews resurface the …

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    11 Jun 12
  • GFW

    Local-area high school graduations wrap up this weekend with GFW High School holding a commencement ceremony on Sunday. A total of 64 Thunderbirds are graduating this year. The ceremony begins at 2pm Sunday at the …

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    09 Jun 12
  • Goshawk

    A New Ulm Cathedral graduate flew across the country on Friday to take part in the “Minnesota Air Spectacular” air show in Mankato this weekend. David Franta is a US Marine currently training to fly …

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    09 Jun 12
  • Fishing

    Today (SAT) is National Get Outdoors Day, when admission is free to all 75 Minnesota State Parks and recreation areas. In conjunction with that, the Department of Natural Resources has designated this the Take-A-Kid Fishing …

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    09 Jun 12
  • GaylordAquaticCenter

    The second season of the Gaylord Area Aquatic Center began this week. The facility was made possible through a combination of city funds and a voter-approved referendum last year. During it’s first year of operation …

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    08 Jun 12