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New Ulm

Mertz, Weier added to CHS Hall of Fame

NEW ULM - Longtime New Ulm Area Catholic Schools (NUACS) inducted two longtime coaches into the 2019 NUACS Hall of Fame. Softball coach Bob Mertz and Bob Weier were both inducted during a special luncheon at the New Ulm Country Club Saturday. Both were nominated to the Hall of Fame for ...

Cathedral’s 100th anniversary homecoming

The Cathedral High School marching band marches past the Glockenspiel during the New Ulm Area Catholic Schools homecoming parade Friday afternoon. It is a special homecoming this year, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Catholic high school in New Ulm. At left, Cathedral High School ...

Park & Rec Report

Autumn Civic Center Garage Sales TODAY, Saturday, Sept. 21 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Come check out the many garage sales under oneroof! Minnecon Park is closed again, due to flooding of the Minnesota River. Hermann Swim Club runs Sept. 24 through Nov. 19. This is a great opportunity for youth to ...

Donation to NUMAS House

The New Ulm Literary Club recently gave a $1,000 donation to NUMAS House. Pictured, from left to right: Karen Sheie (Treasurer, Literary Club Member), Sharon Seeboth (Literary Club Member) Karla Diehn (NUMAS Haus, Shelter Coordinator), and Elaine Neitzel (Literary Club Member).

Exhibit opening

Fairfax artist Bernd Hillmann visits with a guest at the opening of his new display at the Four Pillars Gallery in the Grand Center for Arts & Culture on Friday. The exhibit, “Land, Sea and Sky, Oil Paintings by Bernd Hillmann,” will be on display now through Oct. 18. The Gallery is ...

Water main flushing on Jefferson Monday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Street Department will be flushing water mains on Monday, Sept. 23, on North & South Jefferson Street. Flushing take place approximately between the hours of 8 a.m.. to 3 p.m.. Avoid doing any laundry when flushing is being done in your neighborhood. It is ...

Blood Drive at Redeemer Lutheran Sept. 26

NEW ULM — The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Redeemer Lutheran Church (700 S Broadway St, New Ulm) on Thursday, Sept. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. Your donation is greatly needed at this time. We will be doing a promotion for half-off ValleyScare admission for all donors.

Kitchen and Bath Tour to spread ideas, raise funds

NEW ULM — As the seasons' change, many homeowners are looking to change up their home interiors. next Saturday’s Kitchen & Bath Tour is a chance to see the new trends. New Ulm Real Estate and Route 1 Interiors is partnering host the first New Ulm Kitchen & Bath Tour. Six homes in ...

Cathedral Celebrates Centennial

Cathedral High School’s student body turned out in force for the Homecoming Parade through downtown New Ulm Friday.

County, city officials tour Marktplatz Mall

NEW ULM — The Brown County Board of Commissioners and a couple City of New Ulm officials toured the Marktplatz Mall Tuesday. Parts of the mall and George’s Ballroom are now owned by the State of Minnesota due to non-payment of property taxes. A County Auditor’s Certification of ...

NU Council to hold levy hike to under 5%

NEW ULM — The 2020 preliminary New Ulm city tax levy will increase by less than 5%. Tuesday, the New Ulm City Council set a preliminary budget and tax levy for 2020. The total levy is $8.09 million. Finance Director Nicole Jorgensen said the city was projecting a total levy increase of ...

Legion Auxiliary Donation

Submitted photo The American Legion Auxiliary presented a check for $812 to the Herb Fromm fund. Pictured is John Schotzko Assistant Service Officer, Dorothy Weller 1st Vice, Connie Thompson 2nd Vice, Greg Peterson Veterans Service Officer, Kathy Hempel President, Lynae Flatau Membership and ...

County Board sets preliminary tax levy

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners unanimously approved setting the 2020 preliminary property tax levy at $13,873,499 Tuesday. The amount, 4.63 percent more than the total 2019 certified levy, is based on a draft 2020 county budget of $39,151,145. The action came on a motion by ...

First Choice honors Hero for Life Deanne Donovan

NEW ULM — First Choice Pregnancy hosted its ninth annual Hero For Life Benefit and Banquet Tuesday at the New Ulm Event Center. The banquet is the largest annual fundraiser for the pregnancy services provider as the organization heads into its tenth year of operations in October. First ...

Board to consider 2020 tax levy Tuesday

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners will establish the 2020 proposed property tax levy on Tuesday, Sept. 17. For discussion purposes considering the Sept. 6, 2019 draft of the 2020 county budget, the $13,906, preliminary levy represents a 4.9 percent increase over the total 2019 certified ...

NUHS ’49ers hold 70th anniversary reunion

The New Ulm High School class of 1949 poses for a photo during their 70th anniversary reunion at Pizza Ranch Friday. Pictured in the front row, seated, left to right is Marion Guggisberg-Havemeier, Marian Haubrich, Margaret Neisen-Hoyer, Alice Lambrecht and Carol Krumer; middle row, left to ...

Willkommen, Paul Hazuka

Students, parents, and faculty of New Ulm Area Catholic Schools will be seeing a familiar face in a new position, as Paul Hazuka takes the helm as Principal of Cathedral High School this fall. Hazuka originally grew up in the Twin Cities area, attending Benilde St. Margaret High School in St. ...

Park & Rec Report

Adult Swim Lessons will be offered Tuesday evenings; September 17 through October 15 from 5:15-6 p.m. Register online or at the Rec Center! Early Bird Hermann 5k Run/Walk registration is taking place from now through September 20. Please register online or at the Rec Center. Hermann Tot ...

NU man faces felony domestic assault charge

NEW ULM — A felony domestic assault charge was filed in Brown County District Court Thursday against a 33-year-old New Ulm man for allegedly hitting a woman in the head several times. In court Friday, unconditional bail was set at $100,000; $50,000 with conditions for Paul G. Mercer, 1400 ...