The Affect
  • PrincessCrown

    A new Miss Fairfax was crowned this past weekend as part of the community’s annual “Lawn Mower Days” festivities. Miss Fairfax 2013 is Jordan Valdez. Crowned Fairfax Princess and Miss Congeniality during the Lawn Mowers …

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    27 Jun 13
  • FloodedFields

    Flood warnings and watches remain in effect around the local area following the recent heavy rains. A Flood Warning is in effect for the Redwood River at Redwood Falls until Thursday afternoon. Minor flooding is …

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    26 Jun 13
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board approved a new tax for county residents on Tuesday. The Board unanimously agreed to impose a new wheelage tax of $10 per-vehicle beginning next year. The tax will apply to the …

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    26 Jun 13
  • 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