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‘Worst Band Ever’ fails to live ‘down’ to name

Local News

The Worst Band Ever played the German Park ampitheater Monday night. That’s not an critique of their music. They actually call themselves “The Worst Band Ever.” This extremely self-deprecating band played a combination of blue grass and folk music for the gathered crowds. The band ...

City to buy land to help DLC

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NEW ULM — On Tuesday, the New Ulm City Council will consider executing an agreement with the New Ulm Economic Development Corporation (NUEDC) for a lot purchase in the Airport Industrial Park. The lot would then be sold to DLC Manufacturing and Fabrication. DLC has outgrown its facility ...

Sleepy Eye School Board holds retreat

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SLEEPY EYE — The District 84 Board of Education discussed the 2017-18 school year and the future at a board retreat at Superintendent John Cselovzski's home July 16. "This was an historic year, with all the teams in state competition," Cselovszki said. "Congratulations on the great effort. ...

Homeless man faces drug charges

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Allegedly had .11 grams of meth near park NEW ULM — A 19-year-old homeless man, Austin D. O’Hearn, faces charges of felony third-degree drug possession charge-methamphetamine in a school/park zone and gross misdemeanor fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount of marijuana, in ...

MPCA fines Arlington company $30K

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ST. PAUL —Scott Equipment Co. of Arlington recently pad the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) a $30,000 penalty as part of an agreement to bring the company into compliance with environmental laws. The company makes processing equipment and provides other services for agricultural ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a burglary report involving two salons at 26 N. Broadway. A hole was cut in the wall and a number of items were damaged. The total loss was estimated at $500. Sibley County Sheriff • Received a report about a two-vehicle intersection crash about a mile south of ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (July 17, 2018) 2018 Notice of Filing For Township Election Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Sigel Township, Brown County, State of Minnesota, that filing for town office will be held for a two week period beginning July 31, 2018 and ...

Many drawn to Harkin Store

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NEW ULM — Several families on history tours came to the New Ulm area Sunday due in part to the Wilder Pageant in Walnut Grove. The Harkin Store experienced a rush of families in the afternoon for their special programing, which was dedicated to Laura Ingalls Wilder. The Harkin Store was ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police Police received a report of a bike theft Sunday at 1:58 p.m. on South Miinnesota outside of Rodney’s Bar. Police said the suspect in the theft was female. The bike is valued at $75.

Madelia moves Park Days downtown

Local News

MADELIA — Downtown Madelia was packed with crowds of people for 2018 Park Days. The fun started with a 5K run/walk early morning. After the run, folks gathered on Main Street for the Rivers Edge Art & More Fair. Both sides of the street were filled with vendor tables selling a variety ...

Sons of Norway meeting to focus on Lindbergh

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WINDOM — The Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge will host their next monthly meeting on Thursday, July 19, at the Cottonwood County Historical Society Museum, 812 4th Ave, Windom. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The program for the evening will be “Charles Lindbergh: Triumph, Tragedy and ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Monday Night Concert in German Park on July 16 will have entertainment by The Worst Band Ever starting at 7 p.m. Bring the family early to enjoy the Puppet Wagon at 6:15 p.m. or the new Playground at any time! Look for our new FREE Rec On the Go program traveling to a location near you to ...

Brown County Fair grant

Communities

Submitted photo Pictured above (L-R) are Cindy Hauser (Brown County Fair Vice President), Nicole Rustman (Fair Secretary), Kathy Covington (Board Member), and a Compeer Financial representative. The Brown County Fair received a $3,000 grant from Compeer Financial to update and install ...

Public Notices, July 15, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (July 15, 2018) Cottonwood and Redwood River Watershed Assessments The Cottonwood and Redwood River watersheds are currently being assessed as part of the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies (WRAPS). This assessment begins with intensive water quality monitoring of lakes ...

WWI Exhibit receives national honor

Local News

NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society (BCHS) received a significant honor Friday. The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) announced BCHS will receive the Award of Merit for its “Loyalty and Dissent: Brown County and WWI” exhibit. BCHS opened its exhibit to ...

Madelia Park Days

Local News

MADELIA — The 43rd Madelia Park Days Celebration kicked of Friday with a Grand Parade down Main St. and Benzel Ave. There were 60 entries in this year’s lineup. It took over an hour for the parade to pass by the spectators. There was concern early in the day the Grand Parade would need ...

Exhibit opens

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Art lover Franz Kitzberger looks over some of the artwork in the “Friends of the Grand” opening exhibit Friday evening at the Grand Center for Arts & Culture.The work “Lion” by Kathrina Decker dominates the wall in front of him. The exhibit is open through Aug. 3.

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at New Ulm Event Center, 301 20th South St. Sunday: 10 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • The New Ulm Country Club reported the theft of two golf carts 8:30 a.m. Friday. The vehicles taken were Club Car Golf carts valued between $4,500 and $5,000. The two carts were taken sometime within the last two days. • A two vehicle accident occurred at 5:17 p.m. at 15 ...

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