New Ulm

Holy Trinity Class of 1958

Submitted Photo The Holy Trinity High School Class of 1958 held its 60th anniversary reunion recently. Seated (from left): Rhonelda (Franta) Hoffman, Delores (Schwab) Goblirsch, Charles Guggisberg, Gloria (Schugel) Scheid, Eva (Dauer) Cestari, Marlys (Domeier) Waibel, Loralyn (Fischer) ...

Friends team up on haunted house, trailer

NEW ULM — Some children were so spooked at a free haunted house this weekend, they ran away before going in, after watching a two-minute trailer produced by two friends. Sometimes, kids slowly walked back towards a large garage that contains “Halls of Horror Haunted House, The Backwoods ...

Park & Rec Report

Adult Basketball League: Get your buddies together for 5 on 5 un-officiated basketball league! League will play Sunday evenings beginning Dec. 2 and run until late February/early March. Fee is just $150 per team. Registration forms are available at the Rec Center or online at newulmmn.gov. ...

Fright in the Night

Scenes from New Ulm’s haunted houses. Photos by Fritz Busch

New Ulm High School Class of 1968

Submitted photo The New Ulm High School Class of 1968 held its 50-year class reunion recently at the New Ulm Country Club. Pictured above, from left, are: Row 1: Nancy Brown Carrier, Paulette Gulden Gieseke, Pauline Burk Helgestad, Myra Geslin; Row 2: Mike Dauer, Bob Bezdichek, Gretchen ...

Gateway Project Progress

Staff photo by Kevin Sweeney A portion of 7th North Street that has been under construction all summer reopened Friday, from German Street to the first roundabout on the Highway 14-15 Gateway project. The roundabout includes the Front Street ramp, giving access from 7th North Street.

NU Nightmares

Staff photo by Fritz Busch 2018 New Ulm Nightmares Haunted House - The Sanitorium - , 21 S. Minnesota St. includes many spooky features between the American Legion and the Backerei and Coffee Shop. It’s open 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31. Tickets are cash only.

Murder mystery combines New Ulm’s old buildings and indoor hunting

NEW ULM — “What to do with all the old buildings and how to keep men in town during the hunting season” were the two questions facing writer and director Paul Warshauer when asked to present another original murder mystery at the New Ulm Best Western on NOV. 3. The story line for “Of ...

Off the Shelf: Upcoming programs at the Library

New Ulm Public Library has many great November events! We hope you’ll join us for a few of them! The Friends of the New Ulm Public Library will host their annual Used Book Sale on Thursday, November 1 through Saturday, November 3. Friends of the Library members, including new members, can ...

Time for Operation Christmas Child

NEW ULM — First United Methodist Church of New Ulm at Center and Broadway is part of the Operation Christmas Child (OCC) ministry by offering the community opportunities to participate in a variety of ways. Samaritan’s Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization ...

Holy Trinity Class of 1948

Submitted photo The Holy Trinity High School Class of 1948 met for its 70 year reunion on Oct. 5 at Turner Hall. In front, from left, are Phyllis (Lang) Rubey, Doris (Hahn) Hoffman, Lois (Domeier) Lynch and Shirley (Forster) Romberg. In back are Betty (Gruber) Gieseke, Lois ...

Smashing good fun at the Fairgrounds

NEW ULM — A crowd of spectators filled the grandstands at the Brown County Fairgrounds Saturday for the second annual Pumpkin Smash Demo Derby. The fall derby brought out many of the same drivers from the county fair. Over 70 drivers participated in seven divisions. Unlike other derbies, ...

Park & Rec Report

Hermann Monument will close for the season today, Oct. 21. Adult Basketball League: Get your buddies together for 5 on 5 un-officiated basketball league! League will play Sunday evenings beginning Dec. 2 and run until late February/early March. Fee is just $150 per team. Registration forms ...

Junior Pioneers Annual Meeting Oct. 26

NEW ULM — The Junior Pioneers will hold its Annual Meeting on Friday, Oct. 26, at the Green Mill Restaurant, New Ulm. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., business meeting at 6 p.m., then a meal followed by the program. Reservations are due by Tuesday, Oct. 23. Tickets ...

‘Divas’ to cap off Shopping Opener

NEW ULM — “Divas Through the Decades” will perform at the State Street Theater on Friday, Nov. 2 starting at 6 p.m. for desserts and drinks, with a performance at 7:30 pm. A ticket will include admission to the concert and a dessert bar. A cash bar will be available with the Chocolate ...

Neighbors help harvest Hoffmann crop

NEW ULM — In the midst of tragic death, area farmers came together to help a grieving family bring in the crops. In a show of support, friends, family and neighbors of the late John Hoffmann, came together Thursday to combine the remaining 200 acres of soy beans in his field. Hoffmann was ...

Grand Gallery exhibit opens

NEW ULM — The Grand Center for the Arts held an opening reception for the “Form and Fragments” gallery exhibit Friday. The gallery show is unique in that it features the work of two artists. Both Charlie Putnam and Le Ann Gehring-Ryan were on hand to talk about their work with ...

Pokémon Go event in New Ulm this Sunday

NEW ULM — German Park and downtown New Ulm will be crowded with Pokémon hunters on Sunday. The local Pokémon Club as well as the clubs from Mankato and St. Peters are coming to town. The gathering will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in German Park. The event will include fun and ...

Water main flushing on State Street Monday

NEW ULM — On Monday, Oct. 22 the Water Dept. will be flushing mains North and South State Streets. Flushing hours will be from 8 a.m.. to 3 p.m.. Monday through Friday until completed. It is advisable to allow about an hour after daily flushing for water to clear. If problems arise, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

New Release Movie at Library NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released DVD on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 114 minutes. Popcorn will be served at this free event, which is sponsored by the Optimist Club of New Ulm. For more ...

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