The Affect
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives in New Ulm and Mankato this week. The Bloodmobile is at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm from 1 to 7pm today (MON). There will also …

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    07 Oct 13
  • HomecomingCrowns

    The High School Homecoming season continues, with Sibley East High School crowning it’s Homecoming Royalty Friday afternoon. The Sibley East Homecoming Queen is Megan Eckberg, and the Homecoming King is Cordell Bates. Other schools celebrating …

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    05 Oct 13
  • NeyNatureCenter

    The 5th annual Ney Nature Center Fall Festival is taking place today (SAT) at their facility near Henderson. The day kicked off with the third annual 8K Trail Run and a 1K Kids Dash.  Other …

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    05 Oct 13
  • Marktplatz Mall

    New Ulm’s Marktplatz Mall is holding prize drawings for Oktoberfest, and New Ulm Police Chief Myron Wieland drew the first round of winners on Friday. The first prize drawing was for kids to win a …

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    05 Oct 13
  • Nurses

    Nurses at the Mankato Mayo Hospital have approved a new contract. The 470 nurses agreed to terms on Thursday that they say address their concerns about the quality of patient care at the hospital. The …

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    04 Oct 13
  • Pheasant

    The “Pheasant Capital of Minnesota” is gearing up for two events on back-to-back weekends. The City of Madelia hosts its 5th Annual “Pheasant Phest” this Saturday and the 2013 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener next …

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    04 Oct 13
  • Oktoberfest2

    The preparations are underway for the kickoff of the 2013 Oktoberfest at the New Ulm Holiday Inn today (FRI). Oktoberfest kicks off at 6pm today with the Concord Singers. Other groups performing at the Holiday …

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    04 Oct 13
  • Detours

    A major road construction project on Highway 5 from Arlington to Green Isle continues, but the detour will reportedly be changing today (THU). The detour for heavy commercial traffic travelling Highway 5 will remain on …

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    03 Oct 13