The Affect
  • CareerExpo

    Over 300 high school sophomores from around the area will be in New Ulm on Wednesday for the 5th annual Career Expo. New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Audra Shanemann says it’s …

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    24 Apr 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Sibley County Board will be re-addressing a proposal to bring high-speed internet access to rural and urban areas of the county during its meeting today (TUE). The board had tabled a vote on whether …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Tornado

    Tornado warnings were issued in southern Redwood County and northern Renville County Saturday afternoon, and a tornado was confirmed to have touched down at a farmsite along Redwood County Road 10 in Johnsonville Township. Several …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Bloodmobile

    Blood drives are taking place around the area this week. Approximately every 2 seconds in the United States a patient needs a blood transfusion. The Red Cross provides blood to more than 3,000 hospitals across …

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    23 Apr 12
  • PrincessCrown

    A new Miss Sleepy Eye was crowned Sunday evening at the Eagles Orchid Inn. Miss Sleepy Eye 2012 is Courtney Schneider. Crowned Sleepy Eye Attendants were Anna Ibberson and Ellen Mathiowetz.

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    23 Apr 12
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The deadline to apply for the vacant Ward 2 New Ulm City Council seat is this coming Monday. The seat is open following the recent resignation of Councilor Todd Olson. Being involved in city government …

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    21 Apr 12
  • March For Babies Soon

    The annual March of Dimes March For Babies in New Ulm is just over 2 weeks away. The event takes place on Saturday, May 5th, beginning at 9:30am at the Brown County Fairgrounds in New …

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    21 Apr 12
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School District learned this week that it’s application to institute a 4-day school week has been denied by the Minnesota Department of Education. The state denied the application because the proposed 4-day …

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    20 Apr 12