The Affect
  • Drought

    It just keeps getting drier in Minnesota — but officials say our situation remains “short-term.” The latest US Drought Monitor shows, with the exception of the far southeastern tip of Minnesota, our state is abnormally …

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    07 Apr 12
  • DianeGermann1

    The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission has selected the next participant in the Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange Program. Diane Germann of Minneapolis will be departing for Ulm, Germany on April 27th to represent New Ulm. …

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    06 Apr 12
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    Nearly 3,000 Minnesota National Guard soldiers are scheduled to return home over the next three weeks after serving in Afghanistan and Kuwait over the last year, and some area soldiers are even now back on …

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    06 Apr 12
  • Detours

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced its road construction projects for 2012 on Thursday. There are a total of 316 projects Mn/DOT will be undertaking around the state this year, at a cost of $1.1-billion. …

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    06 Apr 12
  • Sex Offender In Court

    A Level 3 predatory sex offender is moving back to the City of New Ulm today (THU). 48-year-old James Binger has a history of sexual contact with male victims between the ages of 7 and …

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    05 Apr 12
  • FloodLevee

    It was standing room only Tuesday evening at city hall when the New Ulm City Council held a public hearing on a proposed flood levee for the city. The hearing started with a Bolton and …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Gustavus Students Volunteer

    Nearly a hundred Gustavus Adolphus College students are spending their Spring Break this week helping out Habitat for Humanity chapters across the country. A total of 40 Gustavus students are in Laredo, Texas, 27 headed …

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    04 Apr 12
  • FoodShelf1

    The New Ulm Emergency Food Shelf reports that families and individuals coming for food aid remained high throughout March when 223 families were served. That total is just under the record 239 families in January. …

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    04 Apr 12