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An animal affair

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NEW ULM — On a typical day, the New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center is expected to see a lot of animals, but Wednesday really went to the dogs. The vet center hosted a special open house, Animal Affair. The community was invited to bring their pets to the clinic to tour the facility. ...

Benches speak

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NEW ULM—Soon the benches in downtown New Ulm will be informative as well as convenient. Wednesday, Sid and Jane DeLeo (above) of Sid’s Signs began installing historic plaques on benches in the district. The signs gave information about historic places throughout the community. These ...

Tussle with police leads to charges

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NEW ULM — A May 29 confrontation with New Ulm police in the Hy-Vee Food Store parking lot that included threats and derogatory comments to officers led to six charges filed Wednesday against a 33-year-old Sleepy Eye woman. Cassey L. Mertz, 21337 County Road 10, Sleepy Eye, was charged with ...

‘Ballrooms of Brown County’ exhibit at MMHF

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NEW ULM — Music and dance lovers who enjoy reliving and sharing memories of the 1930s to 1990s or enjoy hearing stories about those days, are invited to visit the “Ballrooms of Brown County” exhibit at the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame this summer. The traveling exhibit was coordinated ...

Planning panel OKs permit

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NEW ULM — The Brown County Planning Commission unanimously approved a Conditional Use Permit Application Tuesday by Jeremy Hogen on property he owns described as the Lamonte Helget Subdivision in Section 26, Leavenworth Township. The action to allow a feedlot expansion to a maximum of 100 ...

Robotics team members honored for academics

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The Minnesota Robotics Coaches Association recognized students from FIRST Robotics Competition team 3122, The Alluminators at New Ulm High School, and Cathedral High School, as a 2019 all-state academic winner. To be recognized for this award, a student must have been nominated by a coach or ...

Police Logs

Court News and Tickets

New Ulm Police • Received a stolen vehicle report from 1105 Minnesota St. S. Tuesday. A 2005 Chevy Impala was reported stolen after it was left unlocked with the keys inside. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office got a crash report at 11592 Shag Rd., Cottonwood Township at 3:01 p.m. Tuesday. ...

Students get a taste of one-room school life

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NEW ULM — About a dozen elementary school students participated in a living history camp centering on a one-room school house experience for grades K-5 at the Brown County Fairgrounds Tuesday. Sponsored by the Brown County Historical Society, students carried water and wrote with feather ...

EDA OKs parking accord with bank

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NEW ULM — An agreement Tuesday between the Economic Development Authority (EDA and Alliance Bank will allow bank employees to use an EDA parking lot at 326 N. Broadway during the construction of the new Alliance Bank. Housing Coordinator Heather Bregel said this property is rented by ...

Courtland man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct

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NICOLLET COUNTY — A 38-year-old Courtland man that used two young children in sexual performances or pornography and shared sexually explicit photos of them online was sentenced to 70 months in the St. Cloud Correctional Facility in Nicollet County District Court Monday. Phillip M. ...

Kitzberger honored for over 20 years with New Ulm Battery

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Recently members of the New Ulm Battery Ryan Kelly and Tony Arndt gave Duane Kitzberger a plaque for his years of service to the Battery. Kitzberger has over 20 years experience with the New Ulm Battery. He served as a battery member, a driver and supplied the organization with horses.

SE City Council OKs Wi-Fi agreement

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved a services agreement Tuesday for free, limited, public Wi-Fi service in Sportsman's Park. Under the agreement, approved on a motion by councilor Larry Braun, seconded by councilor Doug Pelzel, the City of Sleepy Eye allows Nuvera ...

Off the Shelf: Raining? Too hot? Pick up a good book!

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I love Michael Koryta. So when he has a new book out, you will find me reading it. Five years ago I read “Those Who Wish Me Dead” and ran across the worst (best?) pair of villains I had ever read. Hands down frighteningly bad. While I understand that books need a balance of good and evil, ...

Leadership change

Communities

The leadership of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1648 in New Ulm has changed hands. Wil Burdorf (l), who has already served two terms as post commander in years past, was elected once again to fill that position. Pat Schipper (r), the outgoing post commander, is moving on to become commander of ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Arrested a 38-year-old New Ulm man on an arrest warrant for failure to appear for 3rd degree criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct charges. The man was transported to the Brown County Jail where he posted bail. Springfield Police • Received a theft report ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Erica S. Miller, New Ulm, 43/30, $135; Dephila M. Mold, New Ulm, 84/70, $135; Kathleen J. Lux, New Ulm, 46/30, $145; Andrew D. Hanenburg, New Ulm, 50/35, $145; Jeanne M. Schaefer, New Ulm, 52/30, $225; Jordan K. Reichel, ...

Kids create at camp

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NEW ULM — A colorful week of imagination and creativity started Monday. The Children’s Creativity Day Camp will run through Thursday, June 13, at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture. This is the second year The Grand has hosted this art-themed day camp. Instructor Rhonda Johnson said ...

Kids dance to Teddy Bear Band

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Children dance to The Teddy Bear Band in German Park in the German Park Concert in the Park Series Monday night. Free concerts with a variety of music continues through August on Monday nights in the park.

RENU updates delivered

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NEW ULM — Park and Recreation Director Tom Schmitz gave an update to the Park and Recreation Commission on the Reinvest in New Ulm (RENU) projects Monday. The improvements at Johnson Park have begun. The last baseball game of 2019 was played at Johnson Park Sunday. Web Construction began ...

SE City Council considers Wi-Fi agreement

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council will consider a services agreement for limited, free, public Wi-Fi service in Sportsman’s Park Tuesday, June 11. Under the agreement, the City of Sleepy Eye would allow NUVERA Communications, Inc. use of site resources such as poles, electricity, ...