The Affect
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a bid for the city’s 2012 Street and Utility Projects. The low bid of $3.1-million went to M-R Paving and Excavating. Sleepy Eye will issue bonds …

    Keep Reading >>

    29 Mar 12
  • Dollars

    Minnesota Senate Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a $496-million Bonding Bill for building and infrastructure projects around the state. The Senate’s bonding proposal is considerably smaller than Governor Dayton’s $775-million proposal, but only a few million …

    Keep Reading >>

    29 Mar 12
  • POYWinter2012

    The 50th annual Player of the Year Banquet was held Tuesday evening at the New Ulm Holiday Inn. A total of 46 area athletes were honored during the banquet, and past players of the year …

    Keep Reading >>

    28 Mar 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Sibley County Board Tuesday morning spent nearly an hour discussing the Renville-Sibley Fiber project. The initiative would bring fiber optic broadband internet services to the cities and rural areas of Renville and Sibley Counties. …

    Keep Reading >>

    28 Mar 12
  • Armadillo

    A strange creature was found on the side of the road near Henderson recently – an armadillo. The out-of-place animal was found dead just east of the Minnesota River bridge on Highway 19 in Henderson …

    Keep Reading >>

    28 Mar 12
  • GOP

    State Representative Glenn Gruenhagen of rural Glencoe received the Republican endorsement for the new House District 19B over the weekend. The Freshman Representative Gruenhagen beat out 3-term Representative Ron Shimanski of Silver Lake for the …

    Keep Reading >>

    27 Mar 12
  • RotarySAS

    The 45th annual New Ulm Rotary Scholars Recognition Banquet was held Monday night. The banquet recognizes the academic top 15% of graduating seniors from all three New Ulm High Schools. The annual “Service Above Self” …

    Keep Reading >>

    27 Mar 12
  • TripleA2012

    A local-area high school student is among the top 4 students in the state. Redwood Valley Senior Katie Ellingworth was one of four Minnesota high school students honored during the Boys’ State Basketball Tournament on …

    Keep Reading >>

    27 Mar 12