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Minnesota State Patrol • Received a two-vehicle crash report with injuries on Highway 14 in Nicollet County at 7:11 a.m. Dec. 8. A 1995 Dodge R15 pickup driven by David W. Jennings, 35, Mankato, was westbound on Highway 14, near Nicollet CR 12, when it stopped to turn left and collided with ...

Public Notices, Dec. 9, 2017

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PUBLISH (December 9, 10, 2017) OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE Assumed Name/Certificate of Assumed Name Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 333 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in ...

Brown County Record

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(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) OPEN BOTTLE POSSESSION Anthony J. Lassas, 124 Lagoon Cir., Courtland, $185; also liquor possession by person under 21, $100; STOPPING/STANDING/PARKING WHERE SIGNS PROHIBIT STOPPING Jana B. Griebel, 16052 State Highway 15, ...

First-graders sing “Let Your Light Shine Out” along with the Christmas tree (Margo Finstad) about how Christmas would be dark without Jesus Christ. This was one of the lessons portrayed in “It’s a Wonder-Full Life,” the show put on by St. Anthony Elementary students Thursday as their Christmas program.


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Students usher in season with song

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First-graders sing “Let Your Light Shine Out” along with the Christmas tree (Margo Finstad) about how Christmas would be dark without Jesus Christ. This was one of the lessons portrayed in “It’s a Wonder-Full Life,” the show put on by St. Anthony Elementary students Thursday as their ...

Politicians react to Franken resignation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Al Franken (DFL-Minn.) announced Thursday he would resign from Congress following sexual misconduct allegations from seven different women. Franken said on the Senate floor that his resignation would come within the following weeks, but provided no specific ...

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Friends fondly recall Ralph Jon Fritz

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SLEEPY EYE — Good friends of veteran WCCO TV sportscaster Ralph Jon Fritz fondly recalled their memories of him Thursday, Dec. 7. Well into retirement, Fritz, 78, a Sleepy Eye native and St. Mary’s High School graduate, was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2015. He died Wednesday, Nov. 6, ...

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Wade Olsen presents to a large crowd at the New Ulm Public Library Thursday night. Olsen, along with Dan Groebner, spoke on the history of Loretto Hospital in New Ulm and the legend surrounding its name.

Loretto Hospital history comes alive in presentation

Local News

NEW ULM — The Loretto Hospital casts a long shadow on the history of New Ulm, but what does it mean? Thursday night Dan Groebner and Wade Olsen gave a dual presentation on history of Loretto Hospital and the legend of the Loretto name. Groebner has a personal history with Loretto. He was ...

2017 Christmas Bird Count to be held

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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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Three legislators who represent part or all of District 88 joined the Board of Education for its December study session to discuss how legislation is affecting education. Pictured at center, left to right: Sen. Gary Dahms, Rep. Clark Johnson and Rep. Paul Torkelson.

Key issues in education discussed at study session

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Board of Education spoke with three legislators Thursday night during its December study session. Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, of District 16B, Rep. Clark Johnson, D-North Mankato, of District 19A and Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, of District 16, joined the board ...

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From left, Brad Kirk, executive director of the New Ulm Area Food Shelf, Tammy Steffl, SouthPoint New Ulm service manager, and Brian Serbus SouthPoint New Ulm branch president.

SouthPoint Financial donates to Food Shelves

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SLEEPY EYE —SouthPoint Financial Credit Union donated over 150 pounds of food and $774 to local food shelves at the end of November from their Give Thanks drive. SouthPoint members gave non-perishable food and monetary donations during the drive Nov. 13-25. SouthPoint branch presidents ...

Nicollet County commissioners OK BC Evaluation contract

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ST. PETER — Nicollet County commissioners unanimously approved a 2018 Brown County Evaluation Center Inc. purchase of service contract Nov. 28. The contract includes a rate increase from $375 to $411 per patient per 24-hour period beginning at the time of admission. The rate hike is due to ...

Shop New Ulm Dec. 14

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NEW ULM — With Christmas fast approaching, and in an effort to encourage more local shopping, the New Ulm Business & Retail Association is organizing the third annual #ShopNewUlm At Night event 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14. While you shop, enjoy refreshments offered at each business ...

School Lunch Menus

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Lafayette Charter School Monday: Chicken Gravy over Rice, Lettuce, Broccoli, Pineapple Tuesday: Hamburger Goulash Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Mandarine Oranges Wednesday: Pigs in a Blanket, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Thursday: Chicken Fajita, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce, ...

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

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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 ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Sibley County Sheriff • Received a report at 8:26 a.m. Dec. 6 of a one-vehicle rollover crash about 2 miles west of Henderson on 290th St. Philip E. Champagne, 17, Henderson was driving a 2001 Chevy Cavalier east on 290th St. when he swerved to miss a deer, entered the north ditch and hit a ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (December 8, 2017) Public Hearing Notice Hearing On the Final Plat of Dreckman 2nd Addition Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10.09, Subdivision 2 E of the City Code of the City of New Ulm, that a public hearing will be held by the City ...

In this image from video from Senate Television, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., speaks on the Senate floor of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday morning, Dec. 7, 2017.  Franken said he will resign from the Senate in coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and a collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a once-rising Democratic star. (Senate TV via AP)

Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday he will resign from Congress in the coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and the collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a once-rising Democratic star. "I may be ...

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Eben (Race Kohl, right) receives a warning from his dead partner Jake (Joseph Kasper, second from right). Britt Ponset (Nicholas Blank, third from right) and Janie Carvill (Elizabeth Bartz, left) sit on two stumps where Ponset tells Carvill the cautionary tale of Eben.

MLC Reader’s Theatre presents radio drama

Local News

NEW ULM — A compilation of adaptation on the prairie will open tomorrow for Martin Luther College’s (MLC) Reader’s Theatre. “The Six Shooter” runs Dec. 8-10, with curtains up at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10. Tickets are available at the door for ...

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NU-Telecom donates $15,000 to the State Street Theater Capital Campaign Dec. 5. NU-Telecom’s donation was matched by a $1,250 donation from CoBank through its Sharing Success Program. From left, NU-Telecom Chief Operating Officer Barb Bornhoft and Chief Executive Officer Bill Otis, State Street Theater Capital Campaign Coordinator Mary Ellen Domeier and board chairwoman Judy Sellner and campaign cabinet member Bob Schirlinger. The donations put the capital campaign past $201,000.

State Street Theater boost

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NU-Telecom donates $15,000 to the State Street Theater Capital Campaign Dec. 5. NU-Telecom’s donation was matched by a $1,250 donation from CoBank through its Sharing Success Program. From left, NU-Telecom Chief Operating Officer Barb Bornhoft and Chief Executive Officer Bill Otis, State ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (December 7, 14, 2017) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 08-PR-17-1256 In Re: Estate of Barbara J. Heille, De- cedent NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEAR- ING ON PETITION FOR ...

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