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3M, A to Zinnia are Businesses of Year

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2019 and looked ahead to 2020 at the Chamber’s annual meeting and banquet Thursday at the New Ulm Conference Center at the Best Western Plus. In a first for the Chamber, members voted before the banquet to select the ...

Isch donates book on U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 to BCHS

Local News

NEW ULM — Former Martin Luther College professor John Isch donated a copy of his book “You Had to Have Been There and Lived It” to the Brown County Historical Society. The book is a collection of images and historical information on panoramas depicting the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. ...

School board shares info

Local News

NEW ULM — The District 88 School Board discussed highlights from the Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA) Leadership Conference they attended, during the board meeting Thursday. Chair Steve Gag said the best conference he attended was on the subject of vaping. He said it was ...

Redwood Area school board picks Cselovszki

Local News

REDWOOD FALLS — Following two rounds of interviews, the Redwood Area Board of Education unanimously approved offering the school superintendent job to St. James School Superintendent Becky Cselovszki Jan. 20. Cselovszki has been the St. James superintendent for the past 10 years and has 20 ...

Evers calls lawmakers into special session on dairy crisis

Agribusiness

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday called the Republican-controlled Legislature into a special session beginning next week to consider an $8.5 million package of bills designed to help rural Wisconsin in the face of a crisis that's caused a ...

Trump rollback could leave waterways vulnerable to pollution

Agribusiness

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday ended federal protection for many of the nation's millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands, a sweeping environmental rollback that could leave the waterways more vulnerable to pollution ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Corn Dogs, Sweet Peas, Lettuce/Veggie Sticks, Sliced Peaches Tuesday: Hamburgers with Cheese option, Tater Tots, Lettuce/Veggie Sticks, Mandarin Oranges Wednesday: Pepperoni Pizza, Green Beans, Lettuce/Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Chicken Fauita ...

New Ulm Bike Group seeking new members

Communities

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Bike Group is looking for new members to help advocate and support safe bicycling in New Ulm. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the New Ulm Medical Center Board Room located on the first floor. The city’s Bronze-level Bicycle ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

State Patrol • Responded to a one-vehicle crash report with non-life threatening injuries in snow and ice conditions at 5:36 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 14 in Revere, North Hero Township, Redwood County. A 1997 Chevy Blazer driven by Amanda L. Hartson, 19, Atwater, was eastbound on Highway ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 17, 24, 2020) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 08-PR-20-24 In Re: Estate of Roger Patrick Zwach, also known as Roger P. Zwach, Decedent. NOTICE OF INFOR- MAL PROBATE OF WILL AND ...

St. Paul’s hosts open house, meal, service

Local News

NEW ULM — St. Paul’s School will celebrate it’s new $6.7 million building expansion and renovation project with a dedication worship service, catered dinner, self-guided tour and community open house Sunday, Jan. 26. A special dedication service begins at 11 a.m. at the school. A meal ...

Third victim named; advocates urge fixing road

Local News

NEW ULM — Authorities have identified the 23-year-old North Mankato man who died in a two-vehicle crash in snow and ice road conditions at 12:53 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 14, Courtland Township, Nicollet County. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Aaron G. Lloyd of North Mankato was ...

Building marks 100th anniversary

Local News

NEW ULM — The building located at 212 N. Minnesota Street is celebrating its 100th anniversary this week. Today the building is home to knitting supply store Nadel Kunst and fair trade store New Ulm’s Own, but the building was home to several businesses over the last century. The ...

MVL K-Bowl teams finish first, fifth

Local News

St. Claire hosted a Knowledge Bowl meet on Monday, January 20, and 23 teams competed from seven schools. Results: 1. MVL Black (120 pts), 2. Fairmont Crimson (87), 3. Fairmont Pink (84.5), 4. Jordan Gold (78.5), 5. MVL Blue (77). Pictured, MVL Black and Blue. Left to right, front: Luke ...

“Toward an Honorable Death” sessions coming up

Local News

NEW ULM — The Community Ed Class, “Toward an Honorable Death” will convene for its first session on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. in room 228 of the New Ulm Middle School. Use door 3 for access. This is a four-part series running the last Saturday of January, February, March and April. ...

Family Table set for Thursday night

Local News

NEW ULM — Family Table, a time for welcoming and understanding, will celebrate the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, 210 N. Minnesota St. at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23. Speeches of Martin Luther King will be read. The public is welcome to bring ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Arrested a 23-year-old New Ulm man at 106 Washington St. N. at 8:52 a.m. for failing to appear in court and not paying fines for driving after driver’s license suspension and speeding. State Patrol • Responded to a two-vehicle crash with non-life threatening ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 2020) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the condi- tions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORT- GAGE: March 29, 2004 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT ...

St. Paul’s wins MathCounts meet

Local News

NEW ULM — St. Paul’s Lutheran of New Ulm won the 24th Annual MathCounts meet of seventh and eighth-grade students at Leifeld Hall Tuesday with 38.75 points. St. Paul’s team members are Joshua Carlovsky, Gavin Schaefer, who won the countdown round; John Balge and Bethany Spike. Bird ...

Third fatal crash in two days; Monday crash victim named

Local News

NEW ULM — A 23-year-old man from North Mankato died in a crash on Highway 14 at mile post 115 in Courtland Township, Nicollet County, on Tuesday, said the Minnesota State Patrol. The man was not identified by press time. The accident, reported at 12:53 p.m., happened as a 2002 Ford ...