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NU Middle School Concert

Local News

The New Ulm Middle School Jazz Combo opened the Holiday Band Concert Tuesday with the tune “Funky Ol’ St. Nick.” The concert featured music from the Middle School’s 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Band, Jazz band and Jazz Combo. The young musicians decked the halls with the sounds of ...

Springfield man faces 12 felony child pornography counts

Local News

NEW ULM — A 49-year-old Springfield man was charged in Brown County District Court Tuesday with 12 felony counts involving using minors in pornography and possession of computer porn depicting minors. Six counts involve using minors in pornographic works from Jan. 1, 2003 to Jan. 24, 2018; ...

Commissioners propose 2.5% budget hike, approve CSAH 29 project bid

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously awarded the CSAH 29 concrete overlay project to the low bidder Tuesday. The low bid received was $5,864,083.50 from Croell, Inc., 0.10 percent under the engineer’s estimate of $5,870,180. It was approved on a motion by Commissioner Dennis ...

Sleepy Eye City Council OKs 7.12 percent levy hike

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved a 7.12 percent 2019 budget tax levy increase Tuesday. The $88,000 increase raised the 2019 city budget from $4,890,985 in 2018 to $4,912,285 in 2019; motion by Doug Pelzel, seconded by Joann Schmidt. The increase was reduced from ...

Choir Faith and Fun

Local News

Submitted photo Wednesday Choir Faith and Fun of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm, pictured above, gathered donations for Project No More, Inc., a non-profit organization that brings food and clothing to the homeless in New Ulm and the surrounding area.

Cathedral High School Class of 1968

Communities

Submitted photo The Cathedral High School Class of 1968 recently celebrated its 50-year reunion. Alumni at the reunion included (from left) � First row: Dan Beranek, Gary Scheman, Terri (Andersen) Schiller, Janice (Hillesheim) Schnobrich, Ann (Polta) Ring. Second row: Sharon (Neidecker) ...

Christmas Bird Count set for Sunday

Communities

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Christmas Bird Count will be held on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 8 a.m. Participants will meet at the Hy-Vee Deli Cafe to assign count areas. Those planning on counting in their yards should let Elaine Poulson knowby calling her at 507-217-6004. Also remember to keep track of ...

Honor Roll: Cathedral High School – 1st quarter

Communities

Cathedral High School has named its honor roll for the 1st Quarter of the 2018-19 school year. A Honor Roll Grade 12: Kateri Abraham, Kayla Adema, David Berg, Lauryn Franta, Abagail Furth, Karlene Gieseke, Bridget Grathwohl, Zachary Helget, Mary Herzog, Alexander Hillesheim, Heidi Hoffman, ...

Off the Shelf: Gifts for readers

New Ulm

It’s that time of year again; we’re all stretching our pocketbooks and waistbands with holiday goodies and gifts! Whether you buy a ton of gifts or not, one of the easiest people to buy for is a reader. There are a ton of great reading related gifts; here’s a few ideas to get you ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff’s Office • Received a theft report at 11 a.m. Dec. 8 of $400 to $500 worth of battery-powered tools taken from a work van at 14128 230th Avenue, rural Hanska sometime the previous night. New Ulm Police • Received a report of a vehicle all over the road on T.H. 14 ...

Public Notices, Dec. 12, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (December 12, 19, 2018) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-18-1192 Estate of Rex James Beech, Decedent. NOTICE OF INFOR- MAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINT- MENT OF PERSON- AL ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

• Ashley A. Roulet, 27, 1446 Oak St., New Ulm, was charged with felony 5th-degree drug possession-not small amount of marijuana Tuesday. According to court documents, New Ulm Police were asked to assist Drug Court with a home visit and search with St. Peter Police and a Minnesota Dept. of ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) DRIVING WITHOUT A VALID LICENSE OR VEHICLE CLASS/TYPE Porshia S. Furlow, 2406 N. Broadway, New Ulm, misdemeanor; also operate vehicle with expired registration, misdemeanor; driver must carry proof of insurance when operating ...

Park and Rec Commission updated on RENU projects

Local News

NEW ULM — During Monday’s Park and Recreation Commission meeting, commissioners received a RENU update. Park and Recreation Director Tom Schmitz said the Johnson Park project continues in a design phase with concept sketches nearing completion. Schmitz said the concept is on budget for the ...

Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table to discuss John Quincy Adams

Local News

NEW ULM — Rev. Timothy Berg, President’s Chaplain Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Minnesota State University Mankato, will present “John Quincy Adams: One Voice Can Make a Difference!” at the Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table on Tuesday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the library. ...

NHS has 26 new members; 24 return

Local News

NEW ULM — Last week the New Ulm High School (NUHS) chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) had its induction ceremony, inducting 26 new members. The organization now has a total of 50 members. The NHS stands on the principles of leadership, scholarship, service and character. The ...

Lax wins scholarship

Local News

Sheriff Richard Hoffmann of Brown County announced the local awardee of the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association scholarship program for 2018, Jennifer Lax, Sleepy Eye (left). She is pictured with Chief Deputy Jason Seidl, who is presenting her scholarship certificate. The association awards ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Sleepy Eye Police • Received a criminal damage to property complaint at Sunrise Manor, 511 Remmele St. S.W. at 8:03 a.m. Monday. About a foot of triangular, five-inch wide cement board siding was removed from the building sometime on or before Friday, Dec. 7. Estimated value of the damaged ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (November 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18, 26, 2018) NOTICE OF MORT- GAGE FORECLO- SURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the condi- tions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORT- GAGE: October 09, 2015 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL ...

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