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Frights return to New Ulm

Local News

NEW ULM — Something wicked has come to Minnesota Street. The fifth annual New Ulm Nightmares Haunted house opened Friday night. This year’s haunted house is called “Full Moon Manor” located at 21 S. Minnesota Street. The haunted house opened at 7 p.m. and immediately had a crowd ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • A 20 lbs. propane tank was reported stolen at 5:51 p.m. Thursday from 1100 S. Franklin Street. The tank is valued at $35. The owner noticed it was missing at 5 p.m. • Police responded to fight 12:03 a.m. Friday at 6 S. Minnesota Street in Rodney’s Tavern. A ...

Public Notices, October 19, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (October 19, 2019) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PUBLISH IN LEGAL SECTION, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019 WHEREAS, Scott Dreckman, on behalf of All-Stor Public Storage, has requested an amendment to the Park and Trails section of the City’s Comprehensive Plan to vacate an existing trail ...

Open House offers look at RENU designs

Local News

NEW ULM — The public is invited to an informal Open House, come-and-go style, at the New Ulm Recreation Center (Vogel Fieldhouse) 122 South Garden St. from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 24 and from 5:30 to 9 a.m. on Friday Oct. 25. The purpose of the Open House is to provide an opportunity ...

Bridge work continues

Local News

Staff photo by Gage Cureton Construction crews pour concrete onto the platform of the Highway 14 Bridge Thursday. Work began early in the morning and lasted well into the evening.

Sleepy Eye councilor censured

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council voted to censure city council member Larry Braun for alleged violations of the council’s code of conduct, during a special Thursday meeting. The special meeting was held for preliminary consideration of allegations against Braun. In July, the ...

National speaker coming to area schools

Local News

NEW ULM — At the request of health professionals and with the assistance of local civic clubs, Bob Lenz, nationally recognized speaker and president of Life Promotions, will address students in area high schools Oct. 21-24. Students in Lamberton, Springfield, Sleepy Eye, Comfrey, New Ulm, ...

APNewsBreak: Billionaire governor’s family farms get subsidy

Agribusiness

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A farming business owned by the family of West Virginia's billionaire governor has received $125,000 in soybean and corn subsidies, the maximum allowed from a federal program meant to help American farmers through the U.S. ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Cheezy Beefy Nachos, Green Beans, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Tuesday: Hamburger Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: Beef Steak Fingers, Bread, Winter Blend Vegetable, Pineapple Thursday: Walking tacos, Corn, Vegetable ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report of a fraudulent use of a credit card in the area of 2200 Westridge Rd. at 2:36 p.m. Wednesday. A resident of Somerset, Wisconsin, contacted New Ulm law enforcement to report their card was used within the city to make unknown purchases amounting to $725. ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Junior Pioneers Annual Meeting Oct. 25 NEW ULM — The Junior Pioneers will hold their annual meeting on Friday, Oct. 25, at Turner Hall, New Ulm. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., business meeting at 6 p.m., then a meal followed by the program. Reservations are due by ...

Crews begin pouring concrete

Local News

A pair of construction workers walk across the Highway 14 bridge Wednesday. Crews begin pouring the bridge’s concrete platform today. Staff photo by Gage Cureton

Deceased person identified

Local News

BLUE EARTH COUNTY — The identity of a person who was found dead by a hunter last week in rural Mankato was released by the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday. The partially decayed remains found on Oct. 10 in a wooded area northeast of Highway 83 and County Road 12 have been ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report of criminal damage to property at 311 Minnesota St. N. at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday. Damages to a deck railing are estimated at $500 for repairs.

Springfield/CM/C girls, MVL boys win Tomahawk

Local News

WINTHROP — The Tomahawk Conference Cross-Country Meet at Winthrop Golf Club on Tuesday saw two familiar faces cross the finish line first. Springfield/Cedar Mountain/Comfrey senior Mitchell Buerkle finished first on the boys’ side with a time of 17:12.6, while the girls’ side had ...

City ups blight penalties

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council authorized amending Chapter 8 of the New Ulm City Code to enhance penalties for multiple violations of the blight code, Tuesday. In September, the Blight Committee discussed the problem of multiple violations of the blight ordinance by the same property ...

Commissioners OK election support position

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously approved authorization of a temporary election support position in the Auditor-Treasurer’s Office for the presidential nomination primary (PNP) Tuesday. Action came on a motion by commissioner Scott Windschitl, seconded by commissioner ...