The Affect
  • Harvest

    Congress has passed a new five-year Farm Bill, with the Senate voting to approve the trillion-dollar legislation by a vote of 68-32 Tuesday. Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Papp says that farmers have been waiting …

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    05 Feb 14
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved a request that brings a co-op grocery store for the community closer to a reality. The council agreed to amend an existing Conditional Use Permit for the …

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    05 Feb 14
  • ScottHogen

    New Ulm District 88 Director of Buildings and Grounds Scott Hogen is leaving the school district after more than 25 years. Hogen is taking the position of Director of Facilities for Mankato Public Schools. He …

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    04 Feb 14
  • Dollars

    The lawyer representing the Blue Earth County Attorney’s Office in a suit against the Blue Earth County Board has rejected a salary plan for the county’s assistant attorneys. The county board had been sued over …

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    04 Feb 14
  • PrincessCrown

    The organizers of the Waseca Sleigh and Cutter Festival decided to try something different than a traditional beauty pageant this year, so they came up with the Mr. Waseca Pageant. The pageant will be a …

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    04 Feb 14
  • Caucus12

    Precinct caucuses are taking place Tuesday night across Minnesota. They’re the first step for political parties building their platforms as they choose delegates to endorsing conventions later this year where they will choose candidates for …

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    03 Feb 14
  • PolarPlunge2014

    The 8th annual Polar Plunge in St. Peter took place Saturday afternoon, and approximately 700 plungers took part. They braved the icy waters of Hallet’s Pond in St. Peter to raise money for the Special …

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    03 Feb 14
  • TemperatureSubzero

    The frigid January of 2014 is in the record books as February gets underway. In New Ulm in January there were 19 days throughout the month where the temperature fell below zero. There were a …

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    01 Feb 14