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Won’t you be my (royal) Valentine?

Local News

NEW ULM — Roy Kahn and Kathy Baumburger were named Valentine’s Day king and queen at Orchard Hill Assisted Living Community Thursday. Kahn received a case of Diet Pepsi from community members and staff. “It’s amazing,” he said. “That was a surprise. It was ...

Camacho enters Alford pleas

Local News

NEW ULM — A 23-year-old New Ulm man facing multiple charges entered three Alford pleas in four cases in Brown County District Court Wednesday. Colten C. Camacho faced 12 prostitution charges involving teenage girls, seven criminal sexual conduct charges, and two charges liked to harassment ...

‘Mingling with a purpose’ to foster relationships, growth

Local News

NEW ULM — The 6th annual women’s networking event “Mingle With A Purpose: Heels and All” is coming back to New Ulm, Thursday, Feb. 21, at the New Ulm Event Center. The event is sponsored by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce. The annual networking event has been extremely ...

Students interact with Ridgeway on 23rd residents

Local News

Melissa Mack’s fourth-grade class and Jen Brooks’ first-grade class from Jefferson Elementary School have teamed up with Ridgeway on 23rd this year to visit, play bingo, read and do crafts with residents. The students have visited the facility twice and will go one more time in May. ...

Petal to metal: Rose inspections didn’t stop during shutdown

Agribusiness

By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Throughout the five-week government shutdown, one essential government service continued at Miami International Airport: checking for exotic bugs in bunches of roses destined for Valentine's Day bouquets. U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...

Hemp legalization nationwide spurs push for crop in Nebraska

Agribusiness

By GRANT SCHULTE Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two months after President Donald Trump signed a law to legalize hemp, Nebraska lawmakers and state agency officials are working together to help farmers get a piece of the market. Lawmakers heard public input Tuesday on a bill that ...

Elk hoof disease found in Idaho for 1st time, officials say

Agribusiness

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A disease that afflicts elk and leaves their hooves broken and deformed has been found in Idaho for the first time, officials said. The state Department of Fish and Game has confirmed a case of treponema associated hoof disease in an animal killed by a hunter near White ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: No School Tuesday: Hamburger Goulash Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Mandarin Oranges Wednesday: Hot Dog in a Blanket, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Thursday: Chicken Gravy Over Rice, Lettuce, Broccoli, Pineapple Friday: Tomato Soup, GRilled Cheese ...

Honor Roll

Communities

Cathedral High School Quarter II Honor Roll A Honor Roll: Grade 12: David Berg, Bridget Grathwohl, Alex Hillesheim, Heidi Hoffman, Ethan Kirchberg, Julie Longworth, Mckenna Miling, Josie Pautzke, Mark Schommer, Josh Seidl Grade 11: Maggie Fliszar, James Gillis, Kyle Goblirsch, Jacob ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a two-vehicle crash with minor injuries at 1201 Westridge Road, New Ulm at 4:38 p.m. Wednesday. A 2017 Buick Envision driven by Michael A. Kalvig, 62, Morgan, was eastbound on Westridge Road when it collided with a 2001 Dodge Dakota driven by Blake D. Haas, 18, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Library to show children’s movie NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released children’s movie on Monday, FEB. 18 at 3 p.m. This movie is rated PG and runs 99 minutes. Free popcorn will be served. Movie screenings at the library are free and open to the public and are ...

Gaylord woman faces felony theft, perjury charges

Local News

SIBLEY COUNTY — Charges of felony wrongfully obtaining assistance and perjury-public assistance were filed against a 46-year-old Gaylord woman were filed Feb. 11 in Sibley County District Court. Robin E. Gardner, 711 Elm Ave., Gaylord, who formerly lived at 208 N. Carver St. in Winthrop, ...

Library to show new release children’s movie

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released children’s movie on Monday, February 18 at 3 p.m. This movie is rated PG and runs 99 minutes. Free popcorn will be served. Movie screenings at the library are free and open to the public and are sponsored by the Optimist Club of ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Sibley County Sheriff’s Office • Responded to a one-vehicle crash at 8:09 a.m. Feb. 12 on 291st Avenue, 4 miles west of Belle Plaine in Faxon Township. Linda E. Bernier, 56, St. Bonifacious, was eastbound on 291st Avenue going down a snow-covered road on a hill when she lost control of ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (February 13, 14, 2019) Request For Proposals German Park Outdoor Performing Arts Center (Amphitheater) Recon- struction Project The City of New Ulm invites proposals from qualified engineering firms to deliver the German Park Outdoor Performing Arts ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Diane R. Mikkelson, 42, 105 Bianchi Dr., New Ulm, was charged Tuesday with gross misdemeanor 2nd-degree refusal to submit to chemical test and 3rd-degree DWI. According to court documents, New Ulm Police were on patrol at 2 a.m. Feb. 10 when a vehicle passed ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Javier Fraga, 444 2nd St. S.E., Madelia, 72/60, $135; Corey J. Theis, 121 W. 4th St., Redwood Falls, 45/30, $145; Daniel J. Rosenhamer, 1900 Oakwood Ave., New Ulm, $135; Jennifer A. Bejarnao, 17 Broadway St., Hanska, ...

SE City Council OKs new city manager

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — City government turned a page Tuesday as the Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved new City Manager Kelli Truver's contract and appointment to the position as of March 1. Approved on a motion by Joann Schmidt, seconded by Larry Braun, Truver, a Winona native, will earn ...

EDA to hire consultant in hopes of filling empty stores downtown

Local News

NEW ULM — The Economic Development Authority approved funds to hire Retail Strategies as a consultant, Tuesday. City Manager Chris Dalton said the consulting group conducts research into the retail space in a community and assists with attracting retail businesses to fill vacancies in town. ...