New Ulm

HermannFest 2018

Saturday day was a busy day with several events including Drew’s Crew 5K Colorfest, Thunder in the Valley and HermannFest taking place near Hermann Heights Park and Harman Park. The day culminated with the grand Fireworks show, with the fireworks flying over the Hermann Monument.

Produce Tuesday on Sept. 11

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf & Second Harvest Food Bank are offering produce, fruit, bakery items and miscellaneous items. Distribution will be Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at 1305 South Valley Street, New Ulm. Signup begins at 10 a.m. Bring your ...

Miss New Ulm Candidates

The 16 young ladies pictured here are competing for the title of Miss New Ulm. They are listed with the names of their parents and their sponsors. The coronation will be held during the New Ulm Firefighters Dance on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the New Ulm Event Center. The dance starts with music ...

MBW Co. marks 40th year in New Ulm, 15th year of employee ownership

NEW ULM — In 1978, MBW Company came to New Ulm and Friday night the employees and people served by the company celebrated its 40th anniversary at the New Ulm Civic Center. MBW was founded by Mark and Brenda Wiger. The company is acronym for their names. The Wigers were special educators and ...

Sunday event celebrates Goosetown history

NEW ULM — ‘Gemütlichkeit in Goosetown’ is just right around the corner, taking place on Sunday and celebrating one of New Ulm’s most unique neighborhoods. The organizers of the ‘Gemütlichkeit’ report about what makes Goosetown so special to them. Dr. Ann C. Vogel remembers her ...

Summit Avenue Music Series presents ‘Brahmsfest’ on Sept. 16

NEW ULM — The Summit Avenue Music Series announceS its 2018-19 season of concerts. The series begins Sunday, Sept. 16 at 3 p.m. in the Martin Luther College Chapel of the Christ with a Brahmsfest. In celebration of Brahms’ music, violinist Peter McGuire, cellist Richard Belcher, and ...

Poultry Show in New Ulm Sept. 15, 16

NEW ULM — The Brown County Poultry and Pigeon Association will host the 109th New Ulm Poultry Show Sept. 15 and 16 at the Youth Coliseum on the Brown County Fairgrounds in New Ulm. The doors to the show open on September 15 at 7 a.m. and judging will start at 9 a.m. The show will go on ...

Godahl’s population swells on Labor Day

GODAHL — Hundreds of people young and old, maybe more than 1,000, flocked to this tiny village on the Brown-Watonwan County Line to celebrate Labor Day together for the 63rd year, and support the local ball field maintenance plus youth recreation programs. A handful of people, maybe a few ...

Godahl Celebration

The 63rd Annual Godahl Day Labor Day Celebration was held Monday in Godahl. The festivities drew hundreds of people and spectators to town to watch the parade along State Highway 4.

Park & Rec Report

Indoor Pool closed for annual maintenance through Monday, Sept. 3. Vogel Fieldhouse, racquetball courts and fitness facilities will be open as usual or posted hours during this time. Fit and Strong! Arthritis Management and Prevention Program for older adults or persons with lower extremity ...

Arson suspect arrested for B & J Laundromat fire

NEW ULM — New Ulm Police arrested a 30-year-old New Ulm man Friday as a suspect involved in the Aug. 30 fire at the B & J Laundromat, 506 Center St. A search warrant was conducted at an apartment in New Ulm in connection with an arson investigation surrounding the case. The suspect has ...

NU Toy Show features variety of items

NEW ULM — Enthusiasts of miniature farm implements, trucks, buildings and related equipment plus other collectible items can get their fill this weekend at the 33rd annual New Ulm Toy Show at the New Ulm Civic Center, 1212 N. Franklin St. Besides farm items, collectible items at the show ...

4-H and open class results from the 2018 Brown County Fair

Beef Achievement Interviews Champion Junior, Aubree Schmidt, Milford, Reserve Champion Junior, Kate Schmidt, Milford Honorable Mention Junior, Emma Hauger, Burnstown Brookville Champion Intermediate, Haily Green, Comfrey Comets, Reserve Champion Intermediate, Paige Green, Comfrey ...

Brown County Area Girl Scouts Hold Day Camp

Submitted Photo New Ulm Area Girl Scouts, kindergarten through 5th grade, went “Around the World in 3 Days,” at the Brown County Area Girl Scout Day Camp. Scouts learned about Guatemala, Ireland, and France by learning new things about the countries and trying some foods, games, and ...

Wanna dance?

NEW ULM — This fall, State Street Theater Company (SSTC), in collaboration with New Ulm Park & Recreation, will offer Ballroom Dance classes on Saturdays in September from 9-11 a.m. The Ballroom classes are for beginners, those who want some basics before their wedding dance, those who ...

Church seeks permit to locate in former Dollar General store

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Planning Commission recommended approval Thursday of a permit to locate a church in the former Dollar General store at 320 20th South St. The permit request came from Pastor Lonny Carpenter with New Beginnings Church. During the public hearing Carpenter spoke with the ...

Jury acquits man of felony prostitution charge

NEW ULM — After nearly four hours of deliberation Friday, a jury of nine men and three women acquitted a 39-year-old Willmar man of felony prostitution but found him guilty of misdemeanor prostitution in Brown County District Court. Joshua T. Lippert was accused of intentionally hiring, ...

New staff at NUACS

Submitted photo New Ulm Area Catholic Schools welcomes new faculty and staff to St. Anthony Elementary and Cathedral High School for the 2018-2019 school year. Pictured, from left to right, are: Angela Novotny (CHS Media Specialist), Gabby Budenski (CHS English), Amber Bentler (SAE ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Bloodmobile collects 78 units of blood NEW ULM — The Red Cross Bloodmobile took in 78 units of blood on Friday, the third day of the blood drive in New Ulm. The total was four short of the daily goal of 82. An eight-gallon pin was presented to Ellen Preisinger, and 17 gallon pins were ...

Fire at B&J Laundromat

New Ulm firefighters were called to a fire at the B&J Laundromat on Center Street in New Ulm Thursday morning about 7 p.m. Fire Chief Paul Macho said the fire apparently started on the main floor by the side door, and extended into the upper floor. One resident of an upstairs apartment was ...

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