The Affect
  • HomecomingCrowns

    The High School Homecoming season is underway, with 2 local area school districts celebrating this week. Comfrey High School held its Homecoming last week, and crowned Brianna Treml Homecoming Queen and Andrew Richter Homecoming King. …

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    11 Sep 13
  • Walz

    Southern Minnesota Democratic Congressman Tim Walz says that he’s opposed to current proposals for US military strikes in Syria. The 1st District congressman said Monday that he’s worried that plans for limited military action could …

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    10 Sep 13
  • Crops

    The hot, dry weather is putting stress on pastures across Minnesota. The US Department of Agriculture says that soil moisture supplies continue to decline in Minnesota, with almost one-third of the state’s topsoil and 23% …

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    10 Sep 13
  • Detours

    The Highway 14/15 Bridge over the Minnesota River in New Ulm is scheduled to close this coming Monday for approximately two weeks for bridge work. Traffic will be detoured to the Nicollet County Road 37/20th …

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    10 Sep 13
  • USCapitol

    Congress is back in session today (MON) in Washington DC, and one of the issues many Minnesotans are hoping to see action on is the Farm Bill. US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he …

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    09 Sep 13
  • Bloodmobile3

    September is National Preparedness Month, and the mission of the American Red Cross is to help the public prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. One way you can support this mission is to become …

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    09 Sep 13
  • NURunnings

    The New Ulm Runnings will be moving into the former K-Mart building in New Ulm early next year. Runnings finalized the purchase of the building near the north end of New Ulm on August 30th, …

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    09 Sep 13
  • RockBendFolkFestival

    The annual Rock Bend Folk Festival is taking place this weekend in the City of St. Peter.St. Peter Community Development Director Russ Wille says that the free event takes place in Minnesota Square Park, and …

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    07 Sep 13