The Affect
  • FFA

    The New Ulm FFA chapter held it’s 78th annual awards ceremony Monday night. Receiving the Chapter Star Farmer award was Megan Struss, the Chapter Star in Placement went to Austin Brandes, Chapter Star Greenhand was …

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    18 Feb 14
  • Snowstorm

    The City of New Ulm has declared a Downtown Snow Emergency effective starting at 1:30am Tuesday until snow removal is complete. Residents are asked to avoid parking their vehicles in the Downtown Snow Emergency designated …

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    17 Feb 14
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    Snow was falling for much of the morning across southern Minnesota, but Meteorologist Sam Dunaiski was expecting it to end after a couple of inches. He says around 2-4 inches was possible, with highs in …

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    17 Feb 14
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives around the area this week. Today (MON), the Bloodmobile will be at the Courtland Community Center and Epiphany Lutheran Church in Eagle Lake, both from 2 …

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    17 Feb 14
  • PaulMenneInterview

    The Mayor of Henderson has announced that he will not be running for re-election this year. Paul Menne says that there are many civic-minded people in the town that can take over the mayoral duties. …

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    15 Feb 14
  • Firefighters

    A team of Belle Plaine firefighters are training for a race that involves running up 31 stories of a Minneapolis high-rise while wearing their 60-pounds of turnout gear. The American Lung Association fundraiser takes place …

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    15 Feb 14
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Thursday approved a new 2-year contract with the Sleepy Eye Education Association.  The agreement equals a 7.5% pay hike total. It gives Sleepy Eye teachers a $1,500 annual salary …

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    15 Feb 14
  • RedwoodFalls

    The City of Redwood Falls is close to filling a vacant city council seat. The Ward 1 council position in Redwood Falls is currently vacant after Councilor Corey Theis was appointed mayor following the death …

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    13 Feb 14