New Ulm

Kiesling House making kraut Sunday

NEW ULM — Making sauerkraut will be demonstrated on Sunday at the Historic Kiesling House, 220 N. Minnesota St., from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to the Kiesling House is $3 per person, with no charge for children 5 and under. Sauerkraut was a typical food staple in households in and around the ...

Editor’s Mailbag

New Ulm Area Foundation fall grant deadline approaching NEW ULM — Jeff Braegelmann, Chairman of the Grants Committee for the New Ulm Area Foundation, reminds non-profit organizations that the deadline for the 2018 Fall Grant Cycle is Aug. 15, 2018. All grant applications should be ...

German Park playground photoshoot planned

NEW ULM — Miracle, the playground manufacturer that produced the custom German Theme Castle playground is going to be shooting professional photos to be featured in their National Catalog. They need models between the ages of 3 and 12 to be featured in the photographs. The shoot will be ...

NUHS Class of 1973

Submitted photo The New Ulm Senior High School class of 1973 held its 45th class reunion at the New Ulm Country Club on July 21. Front Row: L to R: Vicki Morse Miller; Deb Lindstrom Steinberg; Joann LeGare Solfelt; Deb Hengel Hoffmeister; Joann Guggisberg Kramer; Dawn Sletta Johnson; Marcia ...

Tonic Sol-fa to Perform at State Street Theater

NEW ULM — Tonic Sol-fa, a ground-breaking Minnesota acappella ensemble, will perform at the State Street Theater, 1 North State Street in New Ulm, on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. The Emmy Award-winning ensemble is known as a leader in the world of vocal music for their arrangements and ...

German Park playground photoshoot planned

NEW ULM — Miracle, the playground manufacturer that produced the custom German Theme Castle playground is going to be shooting professional photos to be featured in their National Catalog. They need models between the ages of 3 and 12 to be featured in the photographs. There are a few ...

Ping Pong drop kicks off Crazy Days 2

NEW ULM — At 8 a.m. Saturday there were no clouds in sight but a shower of ping pong balls rained down on the crowd gathered outside Penazz on the corner of 1st N. Street and Minnesota Street. The ping pong ball drop mark the start of the second day in the New Ulm Crazy Days events. ...

Relay For Life marches on

NEW ULM — Eden “Bliss” Kalk talked about how to battle cancer and appreciate what’s really important in life in detail at the 23rd Annual Relay For Life of Brown County 2018 at the Brown County Fairgrounds July 27. “I’m so blessed to be here today. I’m eternally grateful. I’ve ...

Merchants get a little loony during Crazy Days

NEW ULM — As the world prepared for the longest lunar eclipse of the century, New Ulm businesses got a bit loony with Crazy Days specials. Friday morning, downtown Minnesota Street was packed with special sales in the shops, many of which spilled over onto the sidewalk. The craziness was ...

Judge takes sex sting case under advisement

NEW ULM — Brown County District Court Judge Paul Westphal took a three and one-half hour sex sting operation case court trial under advisement July 27. Paul R. Lund Jr., 47, of Cottonwood, was charged with a felony after being caught in a prostitution sting on Aug. 29, 2017. He was among ...

Walking for a Cure

Groups celebrate during the 2018 Brown County Relay for Life

Deputy Fairbairn wants to partner with county businesses

BROWN COUNTY — Brown County Sheriff candidate Jason Fairbairn says partnering with Brown County businesses in an effort to eliminate financial crimes and fraud is among his initiatives. In addition, Fairbairn said educating businesses on financial crimes and fraud is part of his community ...

School Board sets up for school year

NEW ULM — The District 88 School Board took care of business in preparation for the coming school year, approving changes in student and teacher handbooks for the various schools, approving contracts and memberships for the coming year and approving the 10 year strategic action plan for the ...

Children’s cast ready for performance

The Children’s Theater Production of “Abracadabra Aladdin” completed its final rehearsal Wednesday. The kids, ages 6-13, have been rehearsing twice a week since the first week in June. Director Jenny Spurgin said this year they had lots of new kids taking part in summer theater. Only a ...

Chief Deputy Seidl hopes to take boss’ place

BROWN COUNTY — After 12 years as Brown County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy under Sheriff Rich Hoffmann, Jason Seidl entered the race for Brown County Sheriff June 5, when Hoffmann withdrew his name from the primary ballot. “I have decided that it is time for a new chapter in my life. ...

Municipal Band plays its last park concert of summer

NEW ULM—The New Ulm Municipal Band concluded its Wednesday night concert series in German Park with performances dedicated to popular marches. The band opened with “Amparito Roca” by Jaime Texidor and closed with “Stars and Stripes Forever” from John Philip Sousa. This Municipal ...

Commissioners deny Berkner farm permit application

NEW ULM — By a 3-2 vote July 24, Brown County Commissioners denied Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application filed by DeLoy Berkner on property owned by Ed Berkner in Section 13, Leavenworth Township, leaving it one vote short of passage. Commissioners Scott Windschitl and David Borchert ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Old Time Games Day at the Harkin Store WEST NEWTON — The Harkin Store will have old time games, such as pick up sticks, tic-tac-toe, checkers, dominoes, graces, rolling hoops this Sunday. Children can enjoy some time old time games, such as pick up sticks, tic-tac-toe, checkers, ...

Off the Shelf: Poetry at the Library

Many people I speak with think poetry is too highbrow or stuffy to enjoy reading, but that’s just not so! Poetry is diverse; there are so many different kinds. Nowadays, poets are adhering less and less to traditional forms, opting for freer verse. I’ve enjoyed many poets recently who have ...

PUC gets review of future power needs

NEW ULM – A study of New Ulm’s electrical system concludes that New Ulm could be facing peak summer electrical demand nearly 50 percent greater than today’s average demand. DGR Engineering recently completed the electric system study and 20 year capital improvement plan for the New Ulm ...

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