New Ulm

Honor Roll

St. Anthony Elementary School has released its third quarter 5th and 6th grade honor roll. “A” Honor Roll, Grade 5 Colin Anderson, Ava Brennan, Brock Carlson, Jack Edwards, Caleb Forstner, Lucy Gaalswyk, Brennan Glawe, Madelyn Haala, Jaden Helget, Rylan Koopmann, Taryn Leshovsky, ...

First annual Family Festival Benefit to be held June 17

NEW ULM — New Ulm residents looking forward to summer can now also look forward to an outdoor family music festival and enjoy the sun for a good cause. On June 17 the first annual Bliss Stock Family Festival will be hosted on the Turner Hall lawn. “Bliss Stock was created by a group of ...

Where’s the bonding bill?

Passing a bonding bill is one of the major task in front of the Minnesota Legislature in this mid-biennium session. The state budget was passed last year and there is little need to change it, in light of the small budget surplus being projected. And yet, the Republican leadership in the ...

Spring fashion show carries on despite cold

NEW ULM — The weather outside was hardly spring-like, but models showcased the freshest spring fashion Saturday morning at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture. The annual Spring Fashion Show, sponsored by local boutiques, filled two floors with almost 130 guests to eat brunch, sip mimosas ...

Courtland man arrested on criminal sex, child porn charges

COURTLAND — A Courtland man was jailed in Nicollet County on Friday on 19 charges relating to criminal sexual conduct and child pornography. Phillip Mark Reinhart, 37, of Courtland is charged with one count of first degree and six second degree counts of criminal sexual conduct. He is ...

Civic Center Garage Sale

The New Ulm Civic Center was teeming with deals for sharp-eyed customers Saturday during the Spring Civic Center Garage Sale.

Fashionably Fun

The New Ulm Spring Fashion Show and Champagne Brunch packed the Grand Center for Arts & Culture on Saturday.

Park & Rec Report

Summer Activities Online Registration begins Monday, April 9 at 10 a.m. Self-Paced Spring Triathlon will run April 9-May 18. Competitors will choose which category they would like to compete in with 40 days to reach their goal. Activity miles may be completed indoors or outdoors. ...

NUHS has 14 LAL finalists

Fourteen NUHS students are state finalists for the Letters About Literature National Writing Contest sponsored by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, as the Library of Congress-designated Minnesota Center for the Book, along with the local sponsor, Minnesota Council of Teachers of ...

Eagle Extravaganza raises big money for ISD 88 Foundation

NEW ULM — A sellout crowd flocked to the New Ulm Event Center (NUEC) for ISD 88 Foundation’s annual Eagles Extravanganza. Over 400 ticket-holders showed up for dinner and a show. A social hour kicked things off with entertainment from the middle school Jazz Band starting just before ...

MVL at Subsection speech tourney

Suubmitted photo On Thursday, April 5, 10 members of the MVL speech team traveled to Janesville to compete in their subsection tournament. Stephanie Dose placed 5th in Discussion, and David Huang placed 3rd in the Extemporaneous Speaking category. In Extemporaneous Reading, Emma Niebuhr ...

Film Society to show ‘A League of Their Own’

NEW ULM — In time for baseball season, the New Ulm Film Society will screen “A League of Their Own” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at the New Ulm Public Library. This is the fourth film in the Film Society’s Women Director Series. The film was released in 1992 and was directed by Penny ...

Nominations sought for NU Tourism Person of the Year

NEW ULM – The New Ulm Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), a part of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce, is now accepting applications for the 10th Annual Tourism Person of the Year award. The award is designed to honor an individual, couple or organization who has made a significant ...

Elkay announces it will close plant

NEW ULM — The 105 employees at Elkay Wood Products were informed Friday that the company plans to cease manufacturing cabinet doors in the New Ulm Plant. The plant’s last day will be around June 8. Elkay Wood Products is based out of Oak Brook, IL and has operated two separate dimension ...

Earth and Family Fair Set for April 21 in NU

NEW ULM — A free Earth and Family Fair with activities for the entire family will be held on Saturday, April 21, at the New Ulm Civic Center, with indoor activities from 10 a.m. to noon and outdoor bicycling activities and educational nature talks starting at 11:30 a.m. This year’s fair ...

Career EXPO

Students at the Career Expo at the New Ulm Civic Center were given the opportunity to act as “roving reporters” (above) and take photos for use in The Journal. Here are some examples of their work.

Pianist Ralph Votapek to play for Summit Avenue Music Series

NEW ULM — The Summit Avenue Music Series (SAMS) invites you to join them Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 3:00pm in the Chapel of the Christ at Martin Luther College (1995 Luther Ct), New Ulm, Minnesota for its final concert of the season. The performance features pianist Ralph Votapek. Ralph ...

Eggstravaganza

Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey Kids scrambled to collect as many as they could to trade in for prizes Monday during the Pool Eggstravaganza Monday at the New Ulm Rec. Center pool. Above, kids wait anxiously to catch plastic Easter eggs tossed into the pool by lifeguards at the New Ulm ...

Area is bracing for another snowfall

BROWN COUNTY—Following brisk Easter weekend south central Minnesota is preparing for another spring snowstorm. Monday morning New Ulm was hit by snowflurries that dissipated by the afternoon, but the forecast predicted more snow fall in the evening with one to three inches of snow. Expect ...

Fundraiser raising money for Jefferson School sensory room

NEW ULM — Anytime Fitness opened its doors Monday to raise money for Jefferson Elementary School. The gym hosted Exercise for Autism, a fundraiser in honor of World Autism Awareness day that raised money for a kid-appropriate stationary bike at Jefferson. “What we are working to raise ...

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