New Ulm

Looking fast standing still

Long lines of collectible and antique cars, trucks and motorcycles lined Minnesota Street on Thursday, in the first Car Hop and Shop event of the season. The New Ulm Chamber of Commerce will hold these events the second Thursday each month through September to bring people downtown to check out ...

Thousand of dresses for Africa

Staff photo by Fritz BuschA group of New Ulm women will send off 2,114 dresses and shorts they made to destinations in Uganda on Saturday. Posing in the former New Ulm Middle School, front row, from left, Annette Perry and Barb Netzke. Back row, Mary Warner and Barb Gaard. Not pictured CAST ...

Hermann playground surface goes down smoothly

Staff photo by Clay SchuldtCrews are putting in the final touches on the pour-in-place surfacing at Hermann Heights. This rubber surfacing is the last piece of New Ulm first Inclusive Playground project. The top surface is being placed to resemble a map of the Minnesota River Valley. Most of ...

School Board reviews goals for next two years

NEW ULM-Following a short meeting with a single action item the New Ulm School Board held a study session Thursday.The work session including talks on the school's food service program and development of a strategic plan for 2016-2018.The Board began working on a draft for the School's ...

‘Night of One-Acts’ auditions on May 19

NEW ULM - Auditions for the 2016 "Night of One-Acts" will be held Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 125 S. Broadway, New Ulm.This audition open to all students in grades 9-12 and everyone who auditions will get a part. If you cannot make these auditions or if you have ...

Public meeting on radon May 18

NEW ULM - Radon, the leading non-smoking cause of lung cancer, will be the subject of a public meeting on Wednesday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the New Ulm Public Linbrary.Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can be in the air one breathes in one's own homes. Seventy percent of Brown ...

Sons of the American Legion honorees

Staff photo by Kevin SweeneyThe New Ulm Sons of the American Legion (SAL) honored two of their members who have achieved 30 years of continuous membership - Dave Wolf and Paul Maday\. Pictured above at the Brown County Veterans Memorial are Gene Olswold, Minnesota Detachment Commander for SAL, ...

Outstanding Senior nominations sought

NEW ULM - Nominations are now being accepted until June 20 for the Brown County Outstanding Senior Citizen recognition for 2016.Seniors who have reached the age of 70 by June 1, 2016 can be nominated. Recognition will be based largely on how the nominee has touched the lives of other people ...

Setterholm receives Lions Hall of Fame Award

MANKATO - Lion Glen Setterholm, a member of the Lions Club of New Ulm, received the Multiple District 5M "Hall of Fame" Award on April 23, at the Verizon Center in Mankato.Each year one Lions member from each of the 12 districts in Minnesota, Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario is nominated for ...

Roller Girls bring out the crowd for first home bout

NEW ULM - The Goosetown Roller Girls held their first hometown bout at the Civic Center Saturday night.In their first home competition of the season Goosetown took on the talent of Rochester's Med City Mafia.The Med City Mafia took an early lead in the bout and managed win the night with a ...

Women’s Expo coincides with popular Mother’s Day draw

NEW ULM-The second Annual Spring Into Summer Women's Expo, held Saturday at the New Ulm Event Center, once again brought in a strong crowd. Over 150 people came to the Expo within the first hour.The event, hosted by KNUJ AM 860 and SAM 107.3 FM, in included 42 vendor booth with products and ...

NUHS Pops Concert

Staff photo by Steve MuscatelloMembers of the Payne Street Singers perform a medley of tunes as a tribute to Michael Jackson during the New Ulm High School Spring Pops Concert Saturday in the school gym.For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

Network New Ulm Youth graduation

Submitted photoThe Network New Ulm Youth held its final session for 2015-2016 at the New Ulm Country Club on April 27. Students who will be juniors during the 2016-2017 school year and are interested in participating in Network New Ulm Youth may pick up an application at their school ...

Park & Rec Report

Thank you Hermann Heights Playground Volunteers! We had over 50 volunteers on Friday, April 29 and over 20 on Saturday, April 30 for the Hermann Heights Community Build Playground at Hermann Heights Park. Everyone did a fantastic job working together to assemble and install all of the ...

Car fire

Submitted photoNo one was injured but this car was badly damaged after it caught fire in the Hy-Vee parking lot about 10:40 a.m. Saturday. Hy-Vee employees and New Ulm police used fire extinguishers to fight the fire until the New Ulm Fire Department arrived. No details of the fire were ...

Brain Injury Force workshop

NEW ULM - Minnesota Brain Injury Force will have a guest speaker, Dalaine Remes, from the Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) at its Workshop on Thursday, May 12 ( 6-8 p.m.) held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Fireside Room).Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor and Applebee's have ...

Storms bring tornado to Colorado, icy roads to Arizona

DENVER (AP) - A tornado damaged motorhomes and caused some minor injuries in Colorado's northeastern plains Saturday, while another spring storm brought deadly driving conditions to northern Arizona.Morgan County Sheriff James Crone tells The Denver Post most of the Colorado camper vehicles ...

Downtown Madelia salon re-opens

NEW ULM - Tressa Veona Salon owner Summer DeLaCruz and her four hairstylists were busy hugging friends and family and shedding tears at times Friday as the business re-opened in a newly-remodeled location. The new salon is only a few doors away from where it was before it was destroyed by fire ...

‘Morphology’ on display

NEW ULM- Morphology means the study that deals with the forms of living organisms, and with relationships between their structures. It is also a new art installation at The Grand Center for Arts.The installation, which opened Friday, is the creation of five Minnesota State University Mankato ...

Outdoor Learning Grant

Submitted photoThe ISD 88 Foundation has presented its second major grant to a New Ulm school. The new Early Learning Center, currently Washington School, was awarded a grant in the amount of $12,500 as part of our mission to enhance education. The funds will provide for a innovative outdoor ...

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