The Affect
  • SchoolStudents

    Newly released ratings are giving Minnesota school officials a sense of optimism. The state released its Multiple Measurement Ratings on Tuesday.  Nearly 560 schools increased their test scores by at least ten percentage points over …

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    02 Oct 13
  • Crops-Soybeans

    Soybean maturity has advanced rapidly in Minnesota over the past week, but still lags behind the normal pace. The US Department of Agriculture says that 40% of Minnesota’s soybean crop has reached maturity. That compares …

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    01 Oct 13
  • Gustavus

    St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting eight world-class scientists this week for the 49th annual Nobel Conference. This year’s conference is titled “The Universe At Its Limits” and will feature 3 Nobel Laureates in …

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    01 Oct 13
  • Dollars

    The end of the latest fiscal year for the City of New Ulm has shown that a record amount of money in lodging taxes was collected in the community this past year. The New Ulm …

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    01 Oct 13
  • NURedCrossOffice

    The American Red Cross office in New Ulm is closing it’s doors this week. The Brown-West Nicollet-Redwood-Renville Chpater of the Red Cross is being consolidated into the South Central Minnesota Chapter. Executive Director of the …

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    30 Sep 13
  • Soldier

    The American Red Cross kicks off its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program today (MON), and invites everyone to show their gratitude and best wishes for those who serve our country. Now through December 6th, …

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    30 Sep 13
  • schellscap

    New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing Company announced Friday that it has received two more medals from the Beverage Testing Institute. Schell’s Bock, Maifest, Hefeweizen, and now its Schell Shocked Grapefruit Radler have won gold medals …

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    30 Sep 13
  • VeteransCemetery

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Minnesota a $10-million grant to establish a new State Veterans Cemetery in Preston. Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz says that the federal funds will cover 100% of …

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    27 Sep 13