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Brown County Democrats talk strategy

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The Brown County Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) Party planned future events and reviewed past ones at the Railway Bar & Grill Monday. Party members talked about future party strategy. Free voter registration events, more door knocking and getting candidates to big events ...

Hoffmann, Boutjes win Clear Lake Ice Fishing Contest

Local News

NEW ULM — Todd Hoffmann and Lindsey Boutjes finished first in the Clear Lake Ice Fishing Contest Sunday. Hoffmann caught a 1.92 pound bass to win the biggest fish division. Landyn Schmiesing was second with a 1.29 pound bass. Jon Mickelson was third with a 1.25 pound bass. Boutjes caught ...

Snow Emergency Wednesday morning

Local News

The New Ulm Street Department has declared a downtown snow emergency for Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 1:30 a.m. to completion. During this time vehicles parked within the signed downtown snow emergency route will be tagged and towed. Overnight parking during the snow emergency is available in ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Sibley County Sheriff’s Office • Received a report about a one-vehicle crash without injuries on Feb. 4 on County Road 8 in Henderson Township, 4 miles west of Le Sueur. A 2004 Chevy Malibu driven by Sierra L. Andrews, 23, Arlington, was westbound on County Road 8, went out of control, ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (February 12, 2019) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the mort- gage foreclosure sale, because of the default in that certain mort- gage dated October 21, 2013, executed by Nancy Larsen and Ronald ...

Hooked!

Local News

NEW ULM — Despite the steady snow fall, over 1,000 people visited Clear Lake for the New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen 32nd Annual Ice Fishing Contest Sunday. The exact number of ice houses on Clear Lake was unknown, but it was estimated at approximately 150 at the start of the tournament. More ...

Sleepy Eye bank represents industry in Washington, D.C.

Monday Business

SLEEPY EYE — Adam Dittrich, Americana Community Bank President and CEO, was chosen to be part of a delegation of U.S. Community Bankers meeting with freshman congressmen in Washington, D.C. The group of more than 100 bankers and state banking association members representing more than two ...

Century 21 welcomes Daniel Haala to Red Shoe

Monday Business

NEW ULM — Dan Haala has been a full time agent since 2009 specializing in residential, investment, commercial, land, and farm needs in New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and surrounding areas. Dan received his GRI designation in 2011. In his spare time he enjoys sporting events, spending time with his ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (February 4, 11, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-93 Estate of Elaine Eleanora Blank, De- cedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PRO- BATE OF WILL ...

GBHS explores the question of German ancestry

Local News

NEW ULM — “Are my German ancestors really from Germany?” That question does come up at the German-Bohemian Heritage Society, and President Wade Olsen held a presentation Saturday to help answer it. The German-Bohemian Heritage Society held an open house Saturday. The public was invited ...

Hagedorn, Torkelson address county Republicans

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn called his first month in Washington D.C. “interesting,” addressing the Brown County Republican Convention at the Sleepy Eye REA Auditorium Saturday. “As Sleepy Eye and Brown County go, so goes the district,” Hagedorn said. “We ...

Junior Pioneers Winter Social

Local News

NEW ULM — The Junior Pioneers will hold it’s Annual Winter Social on Friday, February 22nd, at Green Mill Restaurant, New Ulm. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:15 p.m. and meal at 6 p.m., followed by the program. Reservations are due by Tuesday, Feb. 19. Tickets are $30 ...

MVL competes in Loyola speech tourney

Local News

MANKATO — The MVL speech team competed on Saturday in Loyola’s Crusader Classic Invitational in Mankato. In the novice division, Ruthie Ulicky and Tia Parker placed 2nd in Duo category, and Daria Witte placed 3rd in Poetry, while Nicole Schumann won the novice Prose category. On the ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Vogel Fieldhouse and walking track closed Saturday, Feb. 9, Sunday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 16 for a youth basketball tournament. The fitness centers, racquetball courts and indoor pool will be open and available to use! Upcoming Lifeguard Training Course offered at the Rec Center Feb. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • A two vehicle accident was reported 10:48 a.m. Saturday, at 12th North and Jefferson Streets. A 2012 Dodge Caravan driven by Ann Marie Hoffmann, 40, of New Ulm was traveling west on North 12th Street. A 2009 Ford Escape driven by Taylor Jane Benton, 24, of Mankato was ...

Gallery exhibit tells immigrants’ stories

Local News

NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts and Culture held an opening reception for the “Immigration: Becoming American” exhibit in the Four Pillars Gallery Friday. “Immigration: Becoming American” is a travelling photo exhibit by Green Card Voices which includes portraits of young ...

National Guard help rescue stranded motorists

Local News

RENVILLE COUNTY — A Minnesota National Guard unit conducted two rescue missions in blizzard conditions with a SUSV (small unit support vehicle) to rescue eight people from vehicles stranded on U.S. Highway 71 Thursday night. With local shelter resources in the Olivia area used up, a ...

NU Film Society screening “The Last Picture Show”

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Film Society is continuing its “coming-of-age” films series with a screening of 1971’s “The Last Picture Show.” The free screening starts at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the New Ulm Public Library. “The Last Picture Show,” is set in the early 1950s and ...