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MVL coronation

Jake Kettner and Lauren Paulsen were crowned homecoming king and queen during Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s inauguration at halftime of the Chargers football game Friday at Johnson Field in New Ulm.

Walz, Feehan tour Waibel farm near Courtland

COURTLAND — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz and District 1 Congressional candidate Dan Feehan got an up close and personal look at the Mary Jean and Tim Waibel farm several miles northwest of Courtland Friday. Walz asked Waibel, who farms corn, soybeans and raises pigs with his ...

Candidates host health care roundtable at Oak Hills

NEW ULM — Congressman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz and congressional candidate Dan Feehan hosted a healthcare roundtable at Oak Hills Living Center. Health care experts from around the district joined Walz and Feehan to discuss what is working and what is not working in ...

New Ulm Lions Diabetes Walk today

NEW ULM — The Fourth Annual New Ulm Diabetes Walk will take place at the New Ulm Civic Center, 1212 N Franklin St. this morning. This is a Strides, Lions for Diabetes Awareness Event and is a collaboration of the Lions Club of New Ulm and the Lafayette Area Lions Club. The walk will be a ...

League of Women Voters announces forums

NEW ULM — The League of Women Voters New Ulm will host a series of Candidate Forums in the weeks prior to the Nov. 6, General Election. The forums will include candidates for Minnesota House District 16B, New Ulm Mayor and City Council, District 88 School Board, Brown County Commissioner ...

Off the Shelf: Children’s Room Children’s Room, What do YOU See?

Librarian, Librarian, what do you do? I’m here for all the families who come through! Families, families, why do you come? For so many reasons; we will share some…. We come for the books because we love to read The library can get us all that we need We come for board books and ...

NUHS classes hold 60- and 59-year reunions

Photos by Ruth Klossner The New Ulm High School classes of 1958 and 1959 both held reunions at the Country Club in New Ulm Saturday, September 22. It was the 60-year reunion for the Class of 1958, while the Class of 1959 opted to hold a 59-year reunion. Above: Members of the Class of 1958 ...

Museum exhibit features dance halls, ballrooms

NEW ULM — Recordings of polka music performed decades ago wafted around the Brown County Historical Society (BCHS) Annex Saturday as music lovers and descendants of musicians reminisced, read dance notices and gazed at enlarged photographs of old ballrooms and dance halls. The exhibit is ...

NUACS adds five to Hall of Fame

NEW ULM — New Ulm Area Catholic Schools honored five alumni and friends Saturday, inducting them into the NUACS Hall of Fame. Honorees include: Distinguished Achievement – Chuck Reinhart (’69), of Apple Valley, Chief Financial Officer at Allied Vaughn, a digital asset company, ...

MVL seeing bigger enrollment this school year

NEW ULM — With school underway for students in New Ulm again, The Journal has contacted the schools in the area to see what is new and what will come up during the next months. At Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School enrollment numbers are growing. Tim Plath, MVL’s principal, said in an ...

Park & Rec Report

10th Annual Hermann 5k Run/Walk, Saturday, Oct. 6, is New Ulm’s most unique and challenging 5k race that begins at the Rec Center, travels through residential areas, scenic Flandrau State Park and ends at Hermann Monument. It will test your endurance along the way! Prizes will be given to ...

Addition

The following information has been received about a Brown/Lyon/Redwood/Renville Drug Task Force arrest of Jacob Madson and Jennifer Hanson in Sleepy Eye on Sept. 27 on drug possession charges. In addition to information in a story that appeared in The Journal SAturday, as a result of the ...

CHS Homecoming

Members of the Cathedral High School volleyball team ride a fire truck in the 2018 Homecoming parade in downtown New Ulm Friday afternoon, with the CHS band leading the way. At right, Homecoming royalty Kayla Adema and Ethan Kirchberg wave to the spectators as they head down Minnesota Street. ...

Seidl, Hohensee weigh in on sheriff’s race

BROWN COUNTY — After a rigorous campaign over the past few months with lots of parades and door knocking, voters will determine who the next Brown County Sheriff will be in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 General Election. Brown County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jason Seidl and New Ulm Police ...

NUACS focuses on religion, robotics in new curriculum for 2018 school year

NEW ULM — For a few weeks, the students in New Ulm have been back to school. The Journal shows you what’s new in the schools around New Ulm. New for the curriculum at St. Anthony’s Elementary is a religion series for grades 1 - 3, “Alive in Christ”, and “Allelu!” for the ...

NUHS Coronation Monday

Submitted photo The New Ulm High School Homecoming Coronation is Monday, Oct. 1 starting at 7 p.m. in the High School gymnasium. Cost at the door is $4, but you get in for free with a NUHS Homecoming Button. Members of the New Ulm High School 2018 Homecoming Court are Pictured from left to ...

United Way plans Business Blitz

NEW ULM — An “army” of United Way volunteers wearing LIVE UNITED shirts will be visiting small business owners in New Ulm on Thursday, Oct. 4 between 8:30 and noon. Businesses have been sent letters explaining the reason for their visit which is to thank them for their support and ...

Off the Shelf: Fall programming at the Library

Join the library this fall for our great programs! Spend some time outdoors enjoying the crisp weather at the Bonfire in the Park series, where you’ll find music, storytelling, and family fun around a bonfire in one of New Ulm’s parks. Join us at German Park (200 N German) on Sunday, ...

District 88 looking at good start to school year

NEW ULM — As the end of summer drew nearer and the temperatures started to drop — at least for a short amount of time — it meant ‘back to school’ for students in New Ulm. The Journal asked around and lists what is new for the schools in New Ulm. Jeff Bertrang, superintendent of ISD ...

Hockey team gets assist in haunted house move

NEW ULM — Severed limbs, rotting corpses, evil teddy bears and unsettling paintings were a few of the items members of the New Ulm Steel helped relocate to Turner Hall’s new haunted house location on Minnesota Street Over the last four years Turner Hall has hosted a haunted house called ...

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