The Affect
  • SleepyEye

    An evening of fun, food, and information intended to strengthen community spirit is taking place later today (THU) in Sleepy Eye’s Allison Park. The “Party in the Park” is happening from 5 to 8pm. It …

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    24 Jul 14
  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    A Red Cross volunteer from New Ulm is headed to Washington State to help with the wildfire relief efforts taking place there. Wildfires continue to burn east of the Cascade Mountains, and Red Cross workers …

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    23 Jul 14
  • OpalDewanzMVACHonor

    New Ulm resident Opal Dewanz received the Roger J. Wolfe Achievement Award for her lifetime of volunteer activities at Minnesota Valley Action Council’s annual meeting this week. The award is presented in honor of the …

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    23 Jul 14
  • CarolWeikle

    The Judges of Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District have appointed Carol Weikle the Court Administrator for Brown and Nicollet county district courts. Weikle will replace Carol Melick, who recently retired after 35 years of service with …

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    22 Jul 14
  • VikingsTrainingCamp

    The Mankato area is gearing up for the 49th Vikings training camp this week at MSU. Vikings players report to camp on the Mankato campus Thursday and the first practice is Friday morning. More than …

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    22 Jul 14
  • 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