The Affect
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed property tax levy increase for next year of 3.19%. The $11,700 Brown County levy for 2014 is based on a draft 2014 county budget of …

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    04 Sep 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday reviewed the preliminary budget and tax levy for the city for 2014. The proposed property tax levy increase for New Ulm next year had been around $68,400, which …

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    04 Sep 13
  • RoadWorkPilotCar

    A $1.8-million project will get underway on Highway 212 near Olivia next week, and motorists can expect delays. Crews will be resurfacing the highway and completing other improvements from just east of Danube to the …

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    04 Sep 13
  • BackToSchool

    It’s Back To School time, which also means that it’s time to start sharing the road with school buses again. State Patrol Lieutenant Brian Reu reminds drivers to follow the state’s school bus laws. He …

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    03 Sep 13
  • DoveHunting

    The two-month season for Minnesotans to hunt doves is under way. The season opened Sunday and runs through the second Saturday in November. The Department of Natural Resources says hunters need a small-game license and …

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    02 Sep 13
  • Bloodmobile3

    Although Labor Day marks the unofficial end to summer, the need for blood continues. The American Red Cross says that all types are needed, with an urgent need for A-, B-, and O- blood and …

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    02 Sep 13
  • GodahlDay2013

    Labor Day today (MON) brings the 58th Annual Godahl Day Celebration in the small community on the Brown and Watonwan County line. Hundreds of people attend the annual festival marking the end of the summer …

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    02 Sep 13
  • GermanConsulGeneral

    The Consul General of the German Embassy in Washington DC is visiting family in the New Ulm area this weekend. Knut Abraham says that he’s excited to be here. He says he is impressed by …

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    31 Aug 13