The Affect
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross is holding a few blood drives around the area this week as the holiday season gets into full gear. Blood donations tend to dip this time of year, with many regular …

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    02 Dec 13
  • ECigarette

    The City of St. Peter is looking at banning the use of electronic cigarettes in the near future – at city facilities at least. E-cigarettes usually resemble traditional cigarettes, but do not burn tobacco – …

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    02 Dec 13
  • Dollars

    As the end of the year approaches, cities across the state are setting their final tax rates for 2014 following Truth In Taxation hearings. The Arlington City Council holds that community’s tax hearing this (MON) …

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    02 Dec 13
  • DrunkDriving

    Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota will continue to have extra patrols on our state’s roads over this holiday weekend, and throughout the month of December. Officials say that you should think twice before getting behind …

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    29 Nov 13
  • SleepyEyeHoliday2013

    Santa Claus arrived in the City of Sleepy Eye this week as part of the community’s annual Holiday Kick-Off event. Santa was escorted into town on a Sleepy Eye Fire truck on Monday for the …

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    29 Nov 13
  • Santa

    The community of Lamberton celebrates the 25th annual “Taste of the Season” today (FRI). Held the day after Thanksgiving, the fun, and sometimes cold, event marks the beginning of the holiday season in Lamberton. Along …

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    29 Nov 13
  • HumanRights

    The New Ulm Human Rights Commission is inviting area students to participate in their annual Poster and Essay contests. The topic this year is: “How do stereotypes affect our society and how do they damage …

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    27 Nov 13
  • NUEagles

    A Facilities Task Force has been formed for New Ulm District 88 schools as part of a 10-year plan to see what the district’s needs will be heading into the future. District 88 Superintendent Jeff …

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    26 Nov 13