New Ulm

David Kross and Leonard Carow in War Horse (2011). (IMDB.com)

NU Film Society to screen “War Horse”

NEW ULM — What if “Lassie Come Home” was set during the first World War and Lassie was a horse? Wonder no more, because that film exists and it is called “War Horse.” The New Ulm Film Society will screen the movie, the final installment in the World War I film series at 6 p.m. ...

Off the Shelf: Library Strategic Plan reaches goal-setting phase

Setting goals is pretty easy. For example, every year I tell myself I’m going to read more books, and I pick a number. Goal set = done. Reaching the goal is another matter. It seems that every year in April I look at my list of books read and realize I’m a little behind schedule, but ...

2017 Christmas Bird Count to be held

NEW ULM — Every year Audubon Society holds a Christmas bird count in United States, Canada and some islands. This event is over 100 years old and all level of birders our encouraged to become involved in a count circle. The New Ulm count circle is a 15 mile-wide circle from the ...

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Illusionist Adrian Van Vector will be appearing in New Ulm on Sunday, Dec. 10, in a performance sponsored by Grace Community Church.

Award-winning Illusionist to bring ‘The Magic of Christmas’ to New Ulm

NEW ULM — Adrian Van Vactor, an international award winning illusionist from Tucson, Ariz., will be performing at the New Ulm Community Center on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. Adrian started studying the art of illusion when he was 9 years old after watching David Copperfield perform live. A ...

Compassionate Friends candle lighting Sunday

NEW ULM — The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting will be held on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church located at 700 South Broadway, New Ulm. The candle lighting begins at 7 pm. and continues until 8 pm. There will also be a potluck which begins at 6 p.m. ...

City’s budget, levy hearing set tonight

NEW ULM — Tonight New Ulm residents will able to comment on the city’s 2018 budget and tax levy during a public hearing. The budget and tax hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. In September, the council set the preliminary tax levy increase at 5.5 ...

Storm causes slippery roads, low visibility in area

NEW ULM — A slushy, sleety rain turned to snow in Brown County about 5 p.m. on Monday, and high winds turned the snow into whiteout conditions. Brown County authorities handled multiple reports of cars sliding off the road in the Sleepy Eye area, and drivers complaining of poor visibility. ...

Dan Feehan meet & greet today

NEW ULM — Dr. Joan Krikava and Jim Bodine are hosting 1st Distrcit congressional candidate Dan Feehan for a Meet & Greet in their home at 308 South Broadway, New Ulm, beginning 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Feehand is seeking DFL endorsement for the US Congressional seat currently held by ...

Storm causes slippery roads, low visibility in area

NEW ULM — A slushy, sleety rain turned to snow in Brown County about 5 p.m. on Monday, and high winds turned the snow into whiteout conditions. Brown County authorities handled multiple reports of cars sliding off the road in the Sleepy Eye area, and drivers complaining of poor visibility. ...

Staff photo by Fritz Busch
Joanne Svendson of New Ulm leads a soap-making class at the New Ulm Community Market & Co-op, 506 1st St. N. Dec. 2. The Market sponsors a class on deep winter greenhouse gardening at the New Ulm Public Library at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 23.

Good clean fun

NEW ULM — About a dozen people participated in a soap-making class at the New Ulm Community Market & Co-op, 506 1st St. S. Dec. 2. Joanne Svendson taught the class with help from her son, Graham Wilkins, who helped distribute colors, scents and glitter beads used in soap making. The ...

Staff photo by Fritz Busch
Craig Haugaard, Grain Vice President at Sunrise Cooperative, Fremont, Ohio, talks about some of the finer points of commodity trading at the 55th Annual Minnesota NFO State Convention at the Best Western Conference Center, Saturday.

NFO: Farmers can be price setters rather than price takers

NEW ULM — A rural Ohio agriculture cooperative vice president with Minnesota roots talked Saturday at the Best Western Plus Conference Center here about how farmers can get better agriculture commodities market profits by following a few principles. “You need to address that farmers ...

New Ulm Advent Calendar 3

The third picture in the New Ulm Advent Calendar series is a Feuerzangenbowle, a pot of flaming Christmas wine. Displayed at: Retzlaff’s Ace Hardware & Paint, 21 N. Minnesota St.

Park & Rec Report

Day of Play: Skate with Santa and the Steel Hockey Players TODAY! Sunday, Dec. 3 from 1-4 p.m. to help support the local food shelf. Your donation of a non-perishable item will get you free admittance and LOTS of fun! You may bring your own skates or use ours! There will be skating to holiday ...

CAA Youth Bingo in St. George today

The youth members of the St. George Catholic United Financial are sponsoring a “Holiday Bingo” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday Dec. 3, in the St. George parish center. Prizes for the bingo will be holiday articles and treats. Desserts, cookies, and coffee will be available following the bingo. A ...

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Brian Schmidt

Brian Schmidt earns Grammy nod for work on choral album

NEW ULM — A New Ulm native is nominated for a grammy in the 60th annual music awards ceremony. Brian A. Schmidt, an ISD 88 graduate, is the conductor of the South Dakota Chorale on “Tyberg: Masses,” an album nominated for best choral performance as well as best engineered classical ...

Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey 
A sedan left the roadway on Highway 15 coming into New Ulm near the 7th North Street bridge just before 5 p.m. Friday. The vehicle came to a rest in a depression between Hwy 15 and the Front Street exit where it remained, appearing mostly unharmed, until it was loaded onto a flatbed and taken away.

Car takes a detour

Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey A sedan left the roadway on Highway 15 coming into New Ulm near the 7th North Street bridge just before 5 p.m. Friday. The vehicle came to a rest in a depression between Hwy 15 and the Front Street exit where it remained, appearing mostly unharmed, until it ...

Jim Sutherland gave out wagon rides as part of United Prairie Bank’s holiday open house Friday afternoon. Guests could visit the bank for some treats and to talk to Santa before jumping on board for a ride along Minnesota Street.

An old-fashioned ride through downtown

Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey Jim Sutherland gave out wagon rides as part of United Prairie Bank’s holiday open house Friday afternoon. Guests could visit the bank for some treats and to talk to Santa before jumping on board for a ride along Minnesota Street.

Design Home Center recently donated $5,000 to the Grand Center for Arts & Culture endowment fund. From left are Brian Fischer, Design Home Owner, Tori Gronholz, Grand Board Chair, Andrea Boettger, Design Home bookkeeper and Grand Board Member, Anne Makepeace Executive Director, The Grand and Thomas Dittrich, Design Home Owner

Design Home donates to The Grand Endowment

Design Home Center recently donated $5,000 to the Grand Center for Arts & Culture endowment fund. From left are Brian Fischer, Design Home Owner, Tori Gronholz, Grand Board Chair, Andrea Boettger, Design Home bookkeeper and Grand Board Member, Anne Makepeace Executive Director, The Grand ...

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New Ulm Advent Calendar 1

The first picture in the New Ulm Advent Calendar is the Christkindlmarkt in the square near the Münster Cathedral in Ulm, Germany. Displayed at: Guten Tag Haus, 127 N. Minnesota St.

The 2nd picture in the New Ulm Advent Calendar is Weihnachspecialitäten, or Christmas specailties.
Displayed at: 
Comcast, 200 N. Minnesota St.

New Ulm Advent Calendar 2

The 2nd picture in the New Ulm Advent Calendar is Weihnachspecialitäten, or Christmas specailties. Displayed at: Comcast, 200 N. Minnesota St.

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