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Brown County Record

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(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Brian L. Lambrecht, 31755 800th Ave., Madelia, 65/55, $125; Graziela C. Da, 808 Maple St. S.W., Sleepy Eye, 65/55, $125; Jessica L. Weitzel, Eagan, 65/55, $125; Jessica A. Schaefer, 2526 S. Bridge St., New Ulm, $135; ...

Nick Mueller Memorial Scholarship

Local News

The 13th annual Nick Mueller Memorial Scholarship was presented to graduating senior, Madalyn Stewart at the NUHS 2018 Senior Awards Ceremony. One of Nick’s dreams was to become a police officer; however, he died suddenly in September of 2004 from an acute asthma attack. His mother, Nancy, ...

Early music prof’s piano comes to MLC

Local News

David Harmening, left, is donating this piano that was previously owned by one of Martin Luther College’s first music professors, Gottfried Burk. The MLC music department turned out to witness the century-old instrument. Pictured left to right: Harmening, Craig Hirschmann, Adrian Smith, David ...

Pawlenty says run is about future, not past

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NEW ULM — Most of the time, when someone says, “I wish I had a chance to do it over again,” they can’t. It’s simply wishful thinking. But former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has a chance to do it again. He’s seeking another term after serving as governor from 2003 to 2011. The ...

Candidates can file for office

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BROWN COUNTY — Tuesday, May 22, is the first day candidates can file for the Minnesota 2018 election with Tuesday, June 5, the last day they can file. This year several city council and mayor positions are up for election on Nov. 6. In New Ulm, the mayor and two council seats are up for ...

Network New Ulm Youth learn about leadership

Local News

NEW ULM — The Network New Ulm Youth held its final session for 2017-2018 at the New Ulm Country Club on April 25. Thirty-seven students from New Ulm High School (NUHS), Cathedral High School (CHS), Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School (MVL) and the Area Learning Center (ALC) met for six ...

Day camp at The Grand calls to students to explore global culture

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NEW ULM — A new day camp will explore global culture through art and science at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture this June. The Children’s Creativity Day Camps: Exploring the World through Fine Arts and Science, runs Monday through Thursday, June 18-21. There are two daily sessions: ...

Springfield man faces 4 felony sex charges

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NEW ULM — A 39-year-old Springfield man faces four felony criminal sexual conduct charges in Brown County District Court for allegedly molesting a juvenile girl from Jan. 1, 2008, to Dec. 31, 2010. Diedrich A. Middleton, 215 Central St. W., Springfield, was charged May 21 with four counts of ...

Plant fund raiser at Oak Hills

Local News

NEW ULM — The Perennial Plant Sale/Fund Raiser for Oak Hills Living Center Nursing Home will be held in the courtyard behind the nursing home on Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to support the local nursing home. Plants are $5 per pot. All proceeds go to the ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a burglary report at 4:13 a.m. May 20 at Antiques Plus, 28 Minnesota St. N. Coins totaling just over $500 were reported taken from the business May 18 or 19. • Received a gas drive-off theft report at 9:25 p.m. May 20 at Quick Mart, 1400 N. Broadway at 9:25 ...

CHS holds commencement

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NEW ULM — A life chapter closed Sunday for Cathedral High School (CHS) seniors during commencement. In St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 39 CHS graduates received their diplomas, signaling the turning over of a new page in their lives. The class chose the following Bible quote to represent ...

Rec on the Go benefits from Allina grant

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NEW ULM — Allina Health is helping bring recreation to residents this summer as part of its Neighborhood Health Connections program. Allina gave $30,000 in 10 Neighborhood Health Connection grants to regional organizations to encourage healthy activity in the community. “The purpose of ...

Canadian string bassist to perform in New Ulm tomorrow

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NEW ULM — Canadian string bassist Jesse Dietschi will present a concert on Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m., at United Church of Christ, 301 S. Minnesota St. Dietschi has appeared on international broadcasts including the CBC’s Sounds of the Season and Murdoch Mysteries and NBC’s hit ...

Furth-Meile Insurance moves to Broadway

Monday Business

NEW ULM — After about a century at its 9 1/2 N. Minnesota St. location, Furth-Meile Insurance, Inc. moved to the former Bank Midwest building, 26 S. Broadway. Mark Furth said the business has been a family-owned, independent insurance agency for many decades. His grandfather Theodore R. ...

Dr. Randy Verschaetse welcomes new chiropractor

Monday Business

NEW ULM — Dr. Brett Meyer has joined Dr. Randy Verschaetse in his chiropractic practice. Dr. Meyer received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2017 from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis. He is originally from Breckenridge MN, and is married with 3 children. Dr. ...

Workshop on workplace diversity in Franklin

Monday Business

FRANKLIN — A workshop on workplace diversity will be held in Franklin in June. “Changing Times — Changing Faces — Workplace Diversity,” will be held Friday, June 22, 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the Franklin Community Center in Franklin. It will explore these topics and how businesses in ...

MnDOT urges motorists to use caution on Highway 14

Monday Business

Tree removal to begin May 21 in preparation for Highway 14 construction MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists are advised to use caution on Highway 14 through Mankato and North Mankato starting Monday, May 21, as workers begin removing trees in preparation for construction. There will be ...

‘Funk Junction’ celebrates Starkeller’s 1st anniversary

Local News

NEW ULM — It was a funky afternoon Saturday in The Starkeller as it celebrated its one-year anniversary. The taproom invited other sour-beer brewers to help put on the first annual Funk Junction Sour Beer Fest. “In lieu of our first-anniversary party, we wanted to invite a bunch of ...

Busy Saturday in New Ulm

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There was plenty going on in New Ulm on Saturday, from flat track racing to Pokémon Go hunting. Here are a few scenes from the events of the day.

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