The Affect
  • MNDNR

    The DNR has hired an invasive species specialist that will focus on a 13-county area of southwest Minnesota. Nicholas Brown is 1 of 8 such specialists working for the DNR across the state. He will …

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    01 Feb 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The final public meeting on the possible change to a 4-day school week for New Ulm’s District 88 Schools takes place this (TUE) evening. Superintendent Harold Remme says that the idea is being considered for …

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    31 Jan 12
  • SleepyEye

    Nearly 100 people were on hand for the last of 3 public meetings in Sleepy Eye on Monday as the District 84 School Board considers a four-day school week. The proposal has been estimated to …

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    31 Jan 12
  • FoodShelf1

    The New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf continues to serve a growing number of families and individuals seeking food assistance. In January, the food shelf aided 239 families. This is the highest monthly total in …

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    31 Jan 12
  • Medal1

    An Arlington couple were recently selected to receive the city’s Darwin Mathwig Community Service Award. Dave and Dee Czech were chosen for the honor because of their community spirit, service, and dedication. It is presented …

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    30 Jan 12
  • SleepyEye

    The last in a series of meetings concerning the possible change to a 4-day school week for the Sleepy Eye School District takes place today (MON) . The cost-cutting idea is being considered for implementation …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Winthrop

    Winthrop Mayor Dave Trebelhorn on Friday announced that he will be running for re-election this year. He says he is 75% sure at this time that he will run. Trebelhorn is currentlly serving his 3rd …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Winthrop

    The City of Winthrop got a new fire chief this month. Lonnie Bacon is the new Winthrop fire chief after Mike Trebesch stepped down from the position. Trebesch served as fire chief for 8 years. …

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    27 Jan 12