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Police Logs

Police Logs

Minnesota State Patrol • Received a two-vehicle crash report with non-life-threatening injuries on State Highway 15 near Shag Road, New Ulm at 8:14 a.m. Thursday. A 2002 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Travis J. Kanalas, 23, Welcome, and a 2013 Ford Edge driven by Brenda K. Black, 55, Amboy, ...

Public Notices, Dec. 8, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (December 8, 2018) School Board Proceedings Independent School District No. 88 New Ulm, Minnesota The school board of In- dependent School Dis- trict 88 met in regular session on October 25, 2018 in the District Boardroom. Members present: Winter, ...

Springfield Nativity time

Local News

The Springfield Area Nativity Theater Association (SANTA) comes to life this weekend at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8, just east of the Springfield Area Community Center. Above, Edward Meidl of Springfield portrays a king with a gift during a Thursday rehearsal. At right, the SANTA ...

‘Nutcracker’ coming to New Ulm Saturday

Local News

NEW ULM — The Mankato Ballet Company is returning to the State Street Theater for two performances of the “The Nutcracker.” The Nutcracker is a famous ballet about a Christmas nutcracker that comes to life to battle the Mouse King and takes a young girl to a fantastical land. Based on ...

District 88 School Board expecting slightly lower tax levy in 2019

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm school district is looking at a slight decrease to school levy of 0.64 percent from last year. Business Manager Myrna Meunier gave a presentation on next year’s budget during the District 88 School Board’s Truth in Taxation meeting Thursday. In 2019, the school is ...

MnDOT warns of open waters near Minnesota River Bridge

Local News

NEW ULM — The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) warns the public, especially snowmobilers, that Highway 14/15 Minnesota River Bridge construction in New Ulm will result in open water on the river throughout the winter. The highway department will place buoys to keep sportsmen ...

Event invites people to shop New Ulm at night

Local News

NEW ULM — To encourage shopping local, the New Ulm Business & Retail Association and the Small Business Owner’s Group are hosting the annual #ShopNewUlm at Night event on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m.. For this one-evening-only event, each of these Chamber member businesses ...

Arts scholarships awarded to 22 Brown County youth

Local News

MANKATO — The Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council is awarding Youth Scholarships of $27,000 from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, which is funded by the Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment, to 70 students in grades 7-12 and 30 students in grades 3-6 throughout the region. Youth ...

SE City Council meets Tuesday noon

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council will meet in special session at noon Tuesday, Dec. 11 in the council chambers to select city manager candidates for interviews. The meeting will include the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and Lisa Donabauer of David Drown Associates. In addition, ...

Idaho to pay $260,000 in legal fees in dairy spying lawsuit

Agribusiness

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An animal welfare group on Tuesday applauded a court ruling ordering the state of Idaho to pay $260,000 to attorneys for animal rights groups after federal courts said the state's law banning spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses violated free speech rights. "We ...

Lawsuit claims Kansas “Ag-Gag” law violates free speech

Agribusiness

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas law banning secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities unconstitutionally criminalizes free speech on matters of considerable public concern, a coalition of animal rights and consumer protection groups argued in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. At ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Chicken Rice Hotdish, Green Beans, Iceberg Lettuce, Peaches Tuesday: Hot Ham & Cheese on Bun, Baked Beans, Lettuce Salad, Pears Wednesday: Grilled Chicken Patty, Sweet Corn, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Thursday: Tater Tot Hotdish, Bread, Mixed Vegetables, ...

Santa’s Closet donation

Communities

Submitted photo Sertoma Club of New Ulm received a donation from the Flying Dutchmen Cycle Club of New Ulm for their Santa’s Closet project. Santa’s Closet provides toys, hats and mittens and books to children in need at Christmas time. Pictured: LaNaye Kral from Sertoma; Charlie Hoffman, ...

Veteran helping Veteran

Communities

On Friday, Nov. 30 Tom Cotterman (L) of Jasper\\ receives keys from Kenny Drexler of New Ulm to a van that Drexler donated through the Disabled American Veterans Donor Connect Program. Cotterman, an Army Veteran of the Gulf War who served in Somalia, is a single father of four and has ...

Public Notices, Dec. 7, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (December 7, 2018) Public Hearing Notice Hearing On the Final Plat of the Cottonwood Street Right-of-Way 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 Council of the City of ...

Have you been good?

Local News

St. Nikolaus asks Brooklyn Rewitzer and her mother Nicole if her girls have been good this year at the New Ulm Public Library Wednesday. St. Nikolaus Eve activities at the New Ulm Public Library Wednesday night included storytime, craft and a visit from St. Nikolaus (Dick Seeboth) himself. ...

Seasonal snow sculpture

Local News

Last weekend’s snowfall created enough white stuff for a pre-historic creature dressed for the Christmas season on the 1200 block of North Minnesota Street.

Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting ceremony Sunday

Local News

NEW ULM — Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting ceremony will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 700 South Broadway, New Ulm. The candle lighting begins at 7 p.m. and continues until 8 p.m. You are also invited to attend a potluck which begins at ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report of a one-vehicle crash without injuries at North Highland Avenue near Maplewood Avenue at 11:42 p.m. Tuesday. A 1992 Honda Civic driven by Miguel A. Martinez, 20, New Ulm, went out of control on ice and hit a median light pole. Damage was moderate but ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (December 6, 2018) BROWN COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Brown County Planning Commission, in and for the County of Brown, will conduct certain public hearings as follows: 9:00 AM: To consider ...

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