The Affect
  • LylePearson

    The US House has approved a bill to name the VA community-based outpatient clinic in Mankato after late World War II hero Lyle Pearson. Congressman Tim Walz and the entire Minnesota delegation co-sponsored the legislation. …

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    19 Jun 14
  • LionsClub

    The Springfield Lions Club has disbanded after over 37 years of service to the community. Declining membership and lack of participation have been cited as the main reasons for the club disbanding, with it becoming …

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    19 Jun 14
  • BoysChoir

    A special concert in New Ulm today (THU) featuring two youth choir groups has been moved indoors to Christ the King Church on North Garden Street. The North Star Boy’s Choir and a boy’s choir …

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    19 Jun 14
  • MinnesotaRiver

    The first-ever Minnesota River Congress is taking place this Thursday at Turner Hall in New Ulm. Organizers say that the main purpose of the event will be to discuss the merits of having a citizen-led, …

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    18 Jun 14
  • RobBrandl

    New Ulm Cathedral High School will soon have a new principal. Rob Brandl will officially begin his duties with New Ulm Area Catholic Schools on July 1st. Brandl has degrees from St. Cloud State and …

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    18 Jun 14
  • TeenCourt

    The Brown County Board was informed Tuesday that the Brown County Teen Court program has received an award for being the longest-running program of its type in Minnesota. The county’s 16-year-old Teen Court program received …

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    18 Jun 14
  • CornRain

    Despite widespread rain last week, Minnesota farmers have managed to reach planting levels close to the five-year averages. The US Ag Department says that 97% of Minnesota’s expected corn acreage has now been planted, only …

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    17 Jun 14
  • TargetStore

    The Target Corporation says that a glitch in its system caused delays at registers at some of its US stores on Sunday night, but that it wasn’t due to a data security issue or a …

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    17 Jun 14