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Staff members of the New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) and representatives of the New Ulm Chamber of Commerce gathered at the NUMC lobby Monday morning to hear the Chamber’s announcement of NUMC as the 2017 Business of the Year.

NUMC is Business of the Year

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) was named the 2017 Business of the Year Monday morning. The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce surprised NUMC staff Monday when representatives of the Chamber dropped by to announce the award. “The Chamber believes that this center, the New Ulm ...

NUEDC fate hangs in balance

Local News

NEW ULM — The fate of the New Ulm Economic Development Corporation (NUEDC) could be decided tonight at the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) meeting. The PUC is considering a motion to eliminate funding for the NUEDC and to include a budget allowance in the 2018 PUC budget to provide partial ...

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A roomful of people attend a school bond referendum meeting in the GFW (Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop) Elementary School Cafeteria in Gibbon Monday night.

Standing room only at school referendum meeting

Local News

GIBBON — It was standing room only at a GFW (Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop) proposed school bond referendum meeting in the Elementary School Cafeteria Monday night. The district will hold a special election Tuesday, Nov. 7, seeking voter approval of two ballot questions. Question 1 would ...

Board mulls higher landfill tipping fee

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners will consider increasing the Brown County fee for landfill dumping from $17.25 to $19.25 per cubic yard Sept. 26. The Brown County Solid Waste Commission recommends raising the tipping fee by $2 and hiking the solid waste tax 10.4 percent so the total ...

HONU test bump out

What’s a few bumps along the road?

Local News

Orange safety cones appeared on the intersection of 5th North and Washington Streets Monday for a five-day demonstration of curb extension or “bump outs.” The Heart of New Ulm Project and the Safe Routes to School Action Team partnered with New Ulm Area Catholic Schools to set up the ...

Reservations for JP meeting due tomorrow

Local News

NEW ULM — The Junior Pioneers will hold an annual meeting on Friday, Sept. 29, at Turner Hall, 102 N. State St. The evening will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m., business meeting at 6:30 p.m., and a dinner at 7 p.m. followed by the program. Reservations are due by Wednesday, Sept. 27. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a three-vehicle crash on the 1100 block of N. Broadway at 12:55 p.m. Monday. A 2006 Chevy Impala driven by Michael Madison, 27, St. Peter, was stopped for a vehicle in front of him while southbound when a 2016 Ford TST driven by Trevor Baumgartner, 38, N. ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

DRIVING RESTRICTIONS-NON-ALCOHOL/CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATIONS Mary A. Brown, 519 N. Washington St., New Ulm, $135; ISSUANCE OF DISHONORED CHECK Brent C. Walker, 109 Parkway, Eagle Lake, 3 counts, $329.56, $149.56 restitution, 14 days local confinement, credit for 14 days served, ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Scott D. Bode, 52, 1100 16th St. N., New Ulm, was convicted of gross misdemeanor domestic assault-subsequent violation Monday. Two counts of first-degree burglary, gross misdemeanor domestic assault-subsequent violation and interrupt emergency phone ...

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Jason Jaspersen works on clay mold of Julius Berndt in this still shot from the second episode of the Process. The acorn print in the background was created in the first episode.

Art series to explore artisitic ‘process’

Local News

NEW ULM — This summer local artist Jason Jaspersen and New Ulm Cable Access Television (NUCAT) partnered to create an art education program called “The Process.” The show will air on New Ulm’s cable access channels starting Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. The show will run regularly at ...

The 2017 St. Mary’s Homecoming King and Queen are Luke Miller and Crystal Portner. Crystal is the daughter of Tom and Mary Portner. Luke is the son of Ron and Melissa Miller. Miller and Portner were crowned during Sunday night’s coronation. The 2017 Homecoming court: (left to right) Dani Weiss, Brandon Wait, Kelsie Kosak, Max Heiderscheidt, Homecoming King Luke Miller, Junior Attendant Adam Braulick, Homecoming Queen Crystal Portner, Junior Attendant Joslyn Sellner, Dalton Meyer, Alie Beltz, Andrick Sanchez and Jody Hansen.

SESM coronation

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The 2017 St. Mary’s Homecoming King and Queen are Luke Miller and Crystal Portner. Crystal is the daughter of Tom and Mary Portner. Luke is the son of Ron and Melissa Miller. Miller and Portner were crowned during Sunday night’s coronation. The 2017 Homecoming court: (left to right) Dani ...

Library Open House

Library Open House

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The New Ulm Public Library celebrated National Library Card Sign Up Month with a special open house event Sunday. Youth Services Librarian Jan Keaveny (above) entertained children who attended with a special storytime hour and music.

Crystal Altmann

Crystal Altmann joins office of Ameriprise in New Ulm

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Ameriprise office announces that Crystal Altmann has joined its New Ulm Team consisting of five team members with an extended team of 25 advisors and licensed staff in 6 locations. As the Client Service Manager, Altmann assists in business processing, maintaining the client ...

The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee recently stopped at chamber member Amerprise Financial Services to welcome new advisor Rachel Smith.  Smith is originally from Wisconsin and came to New Ulm as a student at Martin Luther College.  After she graduated from MLC, she worked with recruitment befaore deciding that the financial industry was a better fita.  Rachel, who has 4 years of experience in the financial industry, joined Ameriprise Financial in July.  She lives here in New Ulm with her husband and two step-daughters, and is actively involved in the HYPE Young Professionals group. In the photo are: Jan DeLeo, Sid’s Signs on Broadway; Rachel Smith, Ameriprise Financial; Jess Gieseke, Maday Motors; and Beth Nelson, Insurance Advisors, Inc.

Willkommen Rachel Smith

Monday Business

The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee recently stopped at chamber member Amerprise Financial Services to welcome new advisor Rachel Smith. Smith is originally from Wisconsin and came to New Ulm as a student at Martin Luther College. After she graduated from MLC, she worked ...

RAD Zoo to visit Library Tuesday

Communities

NEW ULM — The Reptile and Amphibian Discovery (RAD) Zoo will visit New Ulm Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about ten different kinds of reptiles and amphibians and have a chance to touch some of the visiting animals. This free, all-ages program is ...

Community Ed theater trip on Dec. 14

Communities

NEW ULM — District 88 Community Education will be taking a trip to “The Phantom of The Opera” at the Orpheum Theatre on Thursday Dec. 14, for the 2 p.m. Show Registration deadline is Oct. 2. The fee: Charter bus and ticket $74 The Bus will leave at 11:30 a.m. from the New Ulm Middle ...

Public Notices, Sept. 25, 2017

Legals

PUBLISH (Aug. 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the ...

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Vicki Jensen, a candidate for the First District Congressional nomination, stopped in New Ulm Saturday as part of a tour of the district.

Jensen, seeking 1st District DFL nod, stops in NU

Local News

NEW ULM — First Congressional District candidate Vicki Jensen visited New Ulm Saturday afternoon as part of her district-wide Hometown Tour. Jensen was in Mountain Lake on Friday and visited St. James, St. Peter and New Ulm on Saturday. Her lunch-time stop took her to Lola- An American ...

People who have always wanted to dance on the stage got their chance Saturday at the State Street Theater Polka Extravaganza. The Narren volunteered their time to support the fundraiser for the State Street Theater Co. All proceeds for the fundraisers went to benefit the State Street Theater Capital Campaign, which is raising money for utilities work in the building and other capital improvements.

Come dance with the Narren

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People who have always wanted to dance on the stage got their chance Saturday at the State Street Theater Polka Extravaganza. The Narren volunteered their time to support the fundraiser for the State Street Theater Co. All proceeds for the fundraisers went to benefit the State Street Theater ...

The “Happy Tails” Dog Park in New Ulm held a dog-walk and microchipping fundraiser Saturday. Four-year-old Rayna is implanted with microchip. Microchips can help reunite lost dogs with their owners. The procedure takes less than a minute and then Rayna was able to run and play with the other dogs in the park, like the ones above. The event included microchipping, nail clipping, hot dogs and bratwurst, and a one- or two-mile walk for dogs and owners. According to the Happy Tails Facebook page, the event raised $654 which will help pay for installing water at the park.

Fun fundraiser at Dog Park

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The “Happy Tails” Dog Park in New Ulm held a dog-walk and microchipping fundraiser Saturday. At right, four-year-old Rayna is implanted with microchip. Microchips can help reunite lost dogs with their owners. The procedure takes less than a minute and then Rayna was able to run and play ...

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