New Ulm

CCMR fundraiser

Staff photo by Fritz Busch Scott Sparlin, left, and Steve Moran, both of New Ulm, perform at the Old Time Music Jam Session at the Coalition for a Clean Minnesota River (CCMR) fundraiser at the Grand Kabaret Saturday.

Veterans honored at program

NEW ULM — Cathedral High School hosted this year’s Veteran’s Day Program. Veterans from each branch of the arms services attended the event. Third grade students from St. Anthony’s Elementary stood out front in the cold to greet veterans as they arrived for the program. This year, ...

Turners get scolding from Carry Nation

NEW ULM — Turner Hall members were severely admonished for their alcohol consumption Friday night during the Turnverein’s annual Stiftungsfest (Founders’ Day). The infamous Temperance extremist Carry Nation, played by reenactor Ellie Carlson, led a rally against the evils of ...

Christensen Farms givees $10,000 to Veterans in the Midwest S

LEEPY EYE – In honor of Veteran’s Day, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, donated a total of $10,000 to Veteran’s support organizations across the Midwest. The organization collaborated with local groups in 13 communities in which it ...

Historical Society annual meeting Tuesday

NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society will hold its 88th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Turner Hall, 102 State Street, New Ulm. Daniel Groebner will present “History of Brown County Ballrooms,” lecturing on the ballrooms, dance halls, and bands of Brown County’s ...

Life on the homefront described as anniversary of Armistice nears

NEW ULM — Historical reenactor Ellie Carlson, fresh off her performance as Carry Nation at the B&L Bar, gave a presentation Thursday on the life on the Homefront during the First World War, called “A Hundred Years Ago on the Homefront: How Families Faced the War to End All ...

Correction

The Lamplighter is having Karaoke and a DJ on Friday and Saturday nights this week. On Sunday, it will be serving a free dinner to all Veterans (Veterans ID cards required).

She’ BA-aack!

NEW ULM — After 109 year, Carry Nation returned to New Ulm to once again bring her wrath down on B&L Bar. Professional historical impersonator, Ellie Carlson, came to New Ulm, fully dressed as Nation to rail against the evils of drink in the downtown bar, ahead of historical program ...

Beussman win decisive

NEW ULM — Over seven hours after the polls closed, the final votes were tallied for New Ulm, and Mayor Robert Beussman won another term against challenger Kathleen Backer. City Councilor Larry Mack narrowly won re-election to the Fourth Ward. Beussman was at the Brown County Courthouse ...

Junior Optimist Club

Submitted Photo The New Ulm High School Junior Optimist International Club collected over 250 items and $21 for the New Ulm Food Shelf. The students went “trick or treating” as part of their “We Scare Hunger” campaign along the South Summit Ave neighbor Wednesday night. Front Row: ...

‘Shopping Opener’ has plenty of hunters

NEW ULM — The first full weekend in November is the opening of the hunting season, but in New Ulm, the hunters are shoppers looking for seasonal deals. The Shopping Opener officially started Friday, Nov. 2 and will run through Sunday, Nov. 4. The annual GnomeMade Market began Friday. There ...

Local fire believed to be arson

A fire reported Friday evening on County Road 29 has been ruled arson and is currently being investigated. The fire was reported approximately 6:42 p.m. Friday at 17048 CR 29, in the Milford Township. The fire was located in a vacant farm house across from the Americold cold storage facility. ...

Hall of Fame showcases 2018 inductees’ talent

NEW ULM — The Minnesota Music Hall of Fame opened its doors Saturday for the new inductee showcase. The 2018 inductees included University of Minnesota organist Dean Billmeyer, Educator in Native American Music Frances Densmore, jazz singer Arne Fogel, old time concertina player Johnny ...

NUACS holds annual Berghold Appeal dinner

NEW ULM — New Ulm Area Catholic Schools (NUACS) held their annual Alexander Berghold Society Appeal dinner at the New Ulm Country Club, Saturday. The event honors donors who have contributed $250 or more to the annual appeal. The dinner opened with a prayer from Bishop John M. LeVoir. ...

Author visit

Submitted photo Recently, New Ulm Middle School had welcome surprise when author Nancy Noyes Silcox, in town for her class reunion, volunteered to share a book she wrote with NUMS 7th graders. Nancy is a graduate from NUHS, an inductee into the NUHS Hall of Fame and author of the book ...

Park & Rec Report

Youth Pottery offered Mondays; Nov. 5 and 12 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Community Center. Register online or at the Rec Center. Open Broomball begins Nov. 7 and will run Wednesdays from 7:15-8:45 p.m. at the Civic Center. Admission is $4.75 per person or punch cards are available for $42.75 ...

Hall of Fame inducts 2018 class

NEW ULM — Friday’s ceremony at Turner Hall was music to the ears of the six new inductee of the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. It was the 30th annual Induction Ceremony held by the Hall of Fame. The 2018 inductees included University of Minnesota organist Dean Billmeyer, Educator in Native ...

Lewisville man faces two assault charges in Halloween detox brawl

NEW ULM — A 19-year-old Lewisville man faces two gross misdemeanor 4th-degree assault charges and two misdemeanor 5th-degree assault charges after tussling with law enforcement at the Brown County Evaluation Center on Halloween night. Charges were filed Thursday in Brown County District ...

Foundation announces fall grants

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Foundation recently held a reception for the 2018 Fall Grant recipients. $20,575 were given in grants for this fall cycle. Awarded from the NUVERA and Somsen Endowment Funds was a grant to the Concord Singers for $2,375 to fund the preservation and retention of ...

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