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  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Wednesday approved part-time cuts to several school programs. The board approved partial cuts to the Sleepy Eye band program, as well as art, social studies, business and Family and …

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    11 May 12
  • Drought

    The drought is officially over for nearly all of Minnesota. The new map from the US Drought Monitor shows that only about 10% of Minnesota remains in drought. Three months ago, 96% of the state …

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    11 May 12
  • Tourism Person Of the Year

    Tourism Showcase was held Thursday afternoon at the Holiday Inn in New Ulm.  The event featured many area attractions and the announcement of New Ulm’s “Tourism Person of the Year”.  This year’s recipient, Opal Dewanz.  …

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    10 May 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    Negotiators for the Legislature, the governor, and the Vikings have hammered out the final compromise on a stadium bill, and the Senate is voting on the bill today (THU). This comes after both the House …

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    10 May 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board will vote on placing 5 teachers on an unrequested leave of absence during it’s meeting this (THU) evening. The contract reductions for the 5 teachers would go into …

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    10 May 12
  • RonPaul1

    Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is scheduled to speak at the Minnesota Republican Convention next week in St. Cloud. Paul will address the convention on Friday, May 18th. The Texas congressman will reportedly speak sometime …

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    10 May 12
  • Fishing

    The City of Waconia is reportedly all set to welcome the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. Governor Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at just after midnight Saturday …

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    10 May 12
  • Hermann2

    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a Tourism Showcase on today (THU), and the public is welcome to attend. New Ulm Chamber President and CEO Audra Shanemann says there will be representatives …

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    10 May 12