New Ulm

KNUJ sponsors job fair

Staff photo by Steve MuscatelloThe Best Western Plus in New Ulm hosted a Job Fair on Thursday. The event was sponsored by KNUJ Radio and featured booths from 23 area businesses.

Nicollet County resident says overweight semi trucks using gravel roads

ST. PETER - A rural Nicollet resident voiced concerns with township road traffic at the Nicollet County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday.Cedric Thom, rural Nicollet, said township roads are inundated with traffic due to the U.S Highway 14 construction. Thom said gravel roads are being ...

Habitat for Humanity dedicates home

NEW ULM - With lots of help from builders Mark Dauer, Joe Deml and other contributors and donors, Brown County Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 10th home Tuesday night.Brooklin Hoffmann, her boyfriend Adam Dow and their one-year-old daughter Aisley will live in the new home located at 605 ...

Network NU youth describe city in 20 years

NEW ULM - Network New Ulm Youth Leadership Program participants described their view of how New Ulm may look in 2036 as part of graduation day Wednesday at the New Ulm Country Club.New Ulm High School, Cathedral and Minnesota Valley Lutheran students met in groups and created magazine ...

‘Once Upon a Wolf’ opens

Submitted photo by John WitteThe Children's Theater of Martin Luther College will perform "Once Upon a Wolf" to over 5,000 elementary school children Thursday and Friday with public evening performances Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Performances are in the MLC auditorium with a $2 admission ...

Permit request for investigative consulting service on Planning agenda

NEW ULM - The Board of Zoning and Planning Commission will meet this afternoon at City Hall. The Planning Commission will hear a permit request for a professional investigation and consulting service, while the Zoning Board will hold two public hearings on variance requests. The Planning ...

Sertoma Club names Essay winners

NEW ULM -?The New Ulm Sertoma Club has named the winners of its "Freedom Is..." essay contest.First place went to Olivia Marth, a student at St. Paul's Lutheran, and the daughter of Jason and Christina Marth. She receives $100 in New Ulm Chamber Dollars.Second place went to Isabella Hahn from ...

School Board meets tonight

NEW ULM - The Board of Education on Thursday will consider awarding remodeling contracts and a telecommunications contract.It will also consider approval of a joint use agreement with St. Paul's Lutheran School for a new shared road between the schools.The board will amend policies, notably a ...

Illusionist performance cancelled

NEW ULM - A live magic show by Nelson Illusions, which was scheduled for Friday, April 29, at the State Street Theater in New Ulm, has been cancelled due to the uncertainty over availability of utilities at the theater.Those who have purchased tickets should return to the place they purchased ...

Theater, gym proposals presented to RENU

NEW ULM - Supporters of the State Street Theater renovation project and efforts to build a new gymnasium on Turner Hall property packed the City Council chambers on Tuesday for a RENU hearing.Representatives from the theater group and the joint proposal of the New Ulm Turnverein and the New Ulm ...

Utilities shutoff set Thursday at theater

NEW ULM - State Street Theater will lose its power on Thursday when utilities to building will be shut off.New Ulm Public Utilities decided to cut off utilities due to a 30-day overdue utility payment.State Street Theater Company President Reed Glawe said the utilities were not the ...

CADA to open downtown office

NEW ULM - Brown County commissioners unanimously approved a Supervised Visitation and Exchange Services Agreement from May 4 to Dec. 31, 2016 with the Committee Against Domestic Abuse (CADA) Tuesday."I'll go along with it, as long as we get a report on how it's going," Commissioner Jim Berg, ...

District 88 prepares to move

NEW ULM - District 88 is preparing to move things out of buildings for remodeling and relocation, Superintendent Jeff Bertrang writes in a report to the school board submitted prior to its meeting April 28.Buildings and Grounds Director Pat Lang has met with staff at all of the buildings to ...

Gymnasium, theater on RENU agenda

NEW ULM - Turner Hall wishes for a new gymnastic facility and State Street Theater Company wishes for renovations to its building.Those wishes will be presented to the Reinvest in New Ulm Committee (RENU) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, in city hall. Representatives from Turner and the theater group will ...

Minnesota Film Maker Series debuts at the Grand

NEW ULM - The audience at the Grand Center of the Arts will have a chance to see a new documentary film entitled "Jug Band Hoku" on Thursday evening.The film chronicles the quirky characters that competed in the 33rd Annual Minneapolis Battle of the Jug Bands.The Battle of the Jug Bands is a ...

Graffix Plus opens in mall

NEW ULM - An Arlington man who recently moved his business into the Marktplatz Mall said he's happy he did and said a number of clients have asked him to help them.James Haviland operated, Graffix Plus, a computer repair and custom graphics business in downtown Arlington for 16 years before ...

Concert performance moved to April 27

NEW ULM - Due to circumstances beyond its control, the New Ulm Concert Association's April 30 concert has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the State Street Theater. The program will feature pianist Jim Whitter and his five-piece band performing the songs of Elton John ...

Storytime and craft program at Library

NEW?ULM - Lynn Ehrke will present Springtime Fuzzy Fun Storytime and Fiber Craft Program on Tuesday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. This program is especially intended for children ages 3-8, although children of all ages and adults are welcome. Participants will listen to stories ...

MnDOT seeks applicants for Safe Routes to School bicycle fleets

ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota schools and communities are invited to apply for the Minnesota Department of Transportation's bicycle fleets and trailers funding. This funding will support teachers across the state using the Walk! Bike! Fun! curriculum to help students learn safe walking and biking ...

Lab workers essential to health care delivery

NEW ULM - Medical lab staff are often the unsung professionals of hospitals and clinics.These dedicated workers perform various procedures and evaluate samples allowing physicians to better diagnose and treat patients. In recognition of these individuals, April 24 through April 30 is designated ...

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