The Affect
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making a few stops around the area this week. Today (MON) there’s a blood drive at the Norwood Young America Willkommen Pavillion from 12:30 to 6:30pm. On Tuesday St. …

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    21 Jul 14
  • BavarianBlast2014KrautChamp

    The annual Sauerkraut Eating Contest was again a part of New Ulm’s Bavarian Blast this weekend, and the winner was Mike McGinley of Lakeville. He won the Sauerkraut Eating Contest by eating 16-ounces of raw …

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    21 Jul 14
  • LittlePrairiePickersGermanPark

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm’s German Park with a free show by the Little Prairie Pickers. The concert starts at 7pm, and the New Ulm Puppet …

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    21 Jul 14
  • Unemployment

    Minnesota employers added 8,500 jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell a tenth of a percent to 4.5%. The Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Steve Hine says that government added 3,900 jobs last …

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    18 Jul 14
  • BavarianBlast

    New Ulm’s summer festival, Bavarian Blast is this weekend! It takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The festival features 3 stages of entertainment for all ages with around a dozen …

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    17 Jul 14
  • Chicken

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday narrowly approved of allowing residents to raise chickens within the city limits. The final vote was 3-2, with Council President Chuck Schmitz and Councilor Ken RockVam voting against …

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    16 Jul 14
  • Crops

    Most Minnesota crops conditions showed improvement during the past week. The US Department of Agriculture says that only potato and hay conditions showed a slight decline. Corn conditions are 64% good to excellent while soybeans …

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    15 Jul 14
  • GasPumps

    It’s the middle of the summer driving season, but large drops in the price of oil over the last 2 weeks have led to savings at the gas pump for Minnesota and the nation. Retail …

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    15 Jul 14