The Affect
  • Detours

    A detour will be put into place on Highway 14/15 coming into New Ulm beginning next week. Motorists will be detoured while crews reconstruct utilities on 7th North Street beginning on Monday. Highway 14/15 traffic …

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    26 Jun 13
  • CornEmergence

    Another week of wet weather has held up crop progress across Minnesota. The state’s corn and soybean development continues to lag behind the 5-year averages, but conditions have been improving. The latest USDA weekly crop …

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    25 Jun 13
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) is scheduled to consider imposing a new wheelage tax of $10 per-vehicle on county residents beginning next year. The 2013 Legislature approved of allowing Minnesota counties to expand their …

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    25 Jun 13
  • RoadWorkPilotCar

    Motorists can expect brief delays on Highway 22 north of St. Peter beginning as of Monday as crews make improvements on the box culvert for Robarts Creek. Traffic will be controlled by a flagger at …

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    25 Jun 13
  • MondayNightConcertCrowd

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm, with tonight’s free show featuring the music of Molly and Sonny Boy. The concert begins at 7pm in New Ulm’s German …

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    24 Jun 13
  • MichelleObamaVeggies

    A junior chef from Madelia is among the winners of a White House challenge for kids ages 8 to 12 to create healthy lunchtime recipes. 9-year-old Kaitlyn Kirchner of Madelia will attend a meal at …

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    24 Jun 13
  • PrincessCrown

    Friendship Days took place over the weekend in the City of Nicollet, and a new Miss Nicollet was crowned as part of the festivities. Named 2013 Miss Nicollet during the coronation ceremony Saturday night was …

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    24 Jun 13
  • JLS StormDamage002

    Severe storms rolled across Minnesota early Friday morning and again Friday evening, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, and even some hail. There was an 85 mile-per-hour wind gust reported in Benson in western Minnesota early …

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    22 Jun 13