The Affect
  • Fire

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has lifted the burning ban issued earlier this week, although the fire danger remains high across much of the state. Local DNR Officer Tom Romaine says that anyplace with native …

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    29 Mar 12
  • 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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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. …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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” …

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    27 Mar 12