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PUC to host steam ed classes

Local News

NEW ULM – New Ulm Public Utilities will host steam education classes for vendors and district energy customers on Monday, Jan. 29, in the City Hall Council Chambers, 100 N. Broadway St. Conducted by FVB Energy Inc. of Bloomington, this program is designed to educate customers on how to get ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries on the 600 block of 7th Street North. A 2007 Toyota Camry driven by Lauren Humbard, 17, New Ulm was westbound on 7th North St. when it was hit by a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Robbi Koons, 62, Hanska, who exited an ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 27, Febru- ary 2, 2018) DOCUMENT 00 11 13 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Heinen Hill GST Slope Stabilization New Ulm Public Utilities New Ulm, Minnesota SEH No. NULPU 143877 Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids will be received by the City Clerk ...

Late Journal publisher honored

Local News

BLOOMINGTON — Bruce Fenske, the former publisher of The Journal, was named the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Distinguished Service to Journalism award recipient at the MNA convention Thursday at the Double Tree by Hilton in Bloomington. The award is the highest honor presented by ...

Farmers Union legislative director details issues

Local News

Supports 7-year wind easements COMFREY — Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) Legislative Director Thom Petersen discussed the group's draft legislative agenda at a joint MFU/National Farmers Organization (NFO) meeting at the Comfrey Cafe Jan. 25. "In our third straight year of tough prices, ...

Kimmel gathers input on issues

Local News

NEW ULM — Candidate for State House representative Mindy Kimmel visited the Backerei Thursday morning as part of her series of Common Ground meetup events. Kimmel is seeking the DFL endorsement to run for the Minnesota House Seat 16B, which is currently held by GOP incumbent Paul ...

Beekeepers employ a variety of strategies in winter

Agribusiness

By PATRICK VARINE Pittsburgh Tribune-Review MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The bees' knees stay warm inside trees. In nature, honeybees survive the winter by retreating inside their hives — often built in a tree cavity — and clustering together to stay warm. For local beekeepers, whose ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Renville County Sheriff On Jan. 21 at approximately 4:45 PM, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one vehicle roll-over crash which had occurred near the intersection of County Road 1 and County Road 19. That location is northwest of Morton, in Beaver Falls ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 19, 26, February 2, 2018) NOTICE OF HEARING REGARDING A PETITION TO OUTLET INTO COUNTY DITCH 48 BROWN COUNTY, MINNESOTA In the Matter of the Petition to Outlet into County Ditch 48 Brown County, Min- nesota. TO ALL INTERESTED ...

Mathletes in action

Local News

NEW ULM — St. Paul’s Lutheran Elementary School swept the 3M MathCounts meet Wednesday at Leifeld Hall. The team took first with 48.75 points total. The second-place team was New Ulm Middle School, with 27.75 points. Seven area schools took part in the meet. St. Paul’s team members ...

Statistics suggest opioids are a region-wide problem

Local News

Note: This is the first in a series of articles outlining the problem of opiod use in the region, a personal perspective and potential solutions. NEW ULM — In October 2017 President Donald Trump declared the increasing rate of opioid-related deaths a public health emergency. Commonly ...

Sorenson hearing details jury trial

Local News

ST. PETER — A pre-trial hearing for a 57-year-old rural New Ulm man facing multiple counts of felony first-degree and second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a girl under age 16, felony interference with privacy against a minor under age 18 and gross misdemeanor interference with privacy, ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Renville County Sheriff’s Office • Received a one-vehicle crash report at CR 4, about 1/4 mile east of 420th Street, in Palmyra Township, southeast of Bird Island at 4 p.m. Jan. 21. A 2006 Mercury Milan driven by Jaedyn Kelly, 18, Waconia, was westbound on CR 4, entered the south ditch, ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) THIRD-DEGREE DWI Elijah M. Foley, 205 1st Ave. S.E., Fairfax, $1,090; 365 days local confinement, 345 days stayed for three years Supervised probation, credit for 4 days served, serve 16 days STS in lieu of jail, to be ...

Family from Courtland shares $1M lottery winnings

Local News

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket that Don DeSaer of Courtland received as a Christmas gift from one of his daughters turned out to be an unexpected present for the whole family. Don’s Raffle ticket was one of two tickets to win $1 million on New Year’s Day, which he and ...

PUC: Fixing sump pump issue saves $50K a year

Local News

NEW ULM — A residential sump pump inspection program was completed last summer, and the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) received a report Tuesday from Wastewater Treatment Plant supervisor Dan O’Connor. In 2014, Wastewater staff began discussing steps to decrease the amount of clean ...

Fairmont shooting probed

Local News

By The Fairmont Sentinel FAIRMONT — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is reporting that Craig Fowler and James Tietje were the police officers involved in a shooting incident at an apartment complex in the city early Saturday. The Fairmont Police Department asked the bureau to ...

Commissioners OK ditch findings of fact

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners unanimously approved findings of fact for redetermination of benefits (ROB) on County Ditches 11, 68, and 71 Jan. 23. The ROB and damages for Ditch 68 were slightly revised to $6,970,406; down slightly from an earlier figure of $6,981,661. Included in ...

Construction open house for Highway 14/15 in New Ulm Feb. 8

Local News

Video highlights detour information (and Hermann the German) MANKATO – The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to get New Ulm area residents and businesses ready for construction on the New Ulm Gateway (Highway 14/15) project detour planned for early April. An open house has been ...

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