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Winter Day of Play is tomorrow Feb. 19 from 12-4 p.m. at the Rec Center. Inflatables and gym activities from 12-3 p.m. and special swim from 12-4 p.m. This program is offered FREE, thanks to the generous donations from our Day of Play Sponsors. Come and have a blast! Wellness Walking – Is a ...

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Author Brandon Terrell pretends to be in a dentist chair as he talks about how he gets ideas from mundane situations. Terrell spoke at Jefferson Elementary Friday as part of I Love to Read Month.

Students learn about writing from a real pro

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NEW ULM — Jefferson Elementary students learned about the writing process Friday from someone who knows. For I Love to Read Month, children’s author Brandon Terrell spoke to kids at the elementary about his writing process and experience. “Writing, for me, involves being able to have ...

Civil lawsuit filed in Nicolas Embertson’s death

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MADELIA — A civil lawsuit has been filed in Watonwan County District Court regarding last year’s shooting death of Nicolas Embertson, 19, of Madelia. This new lawsuit was filed by Embertson’s father, Erik Embertson, who is seeking damages. In January 2016, Embertson was fatally shot ...

CAST hosting program on Smart Homes

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NEW ULM — Community And Seniors Together will host a free Smart Home presentation at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Senior Center, 600 N. German St., New Ulm in Room 112. Technology is no longer just about operating a computer. Now you can run your entire home with your phone when you are ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at Markplatz Mall. Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

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Police Logs

New Ulm Police • No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash Friday at 10:01 a.m. in the intersection of 11th N. and Minnesota St. Gwynda Halvorson, 46, was southbound on Minnesota St. N. in a 2007 Pontiac G6 when Alan Forst, 57, who was eastbound in a 2006 International was unable to ...

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Flag at half staff

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The flag in front of the Brown County Court House was flown at half staff Thursday. Gov. Mark Dayton ordered the flag lowered in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump as a mark of respect for the victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Telemedicine gains a foothold at NU Medical Center

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) is expanding a convenient service for patients and providers. The new program, telehealth virtual visits, is a way for patients to see their doctor online for certain kinds of visits. “We started the telehealth virtual visits back in 2017 with a few ...

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Construction continues

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The Center Street Apartments continues to rise up on the edge of downtown Minnesota Street. The three-story apartment building began the construction process in the fall and is expected to be completed in 2018. When completed the building will consist of 37 one-, two- and three-bedroom ...

MVR Rail Authority plans to lay new rail to Gibbon

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REDWOOD FALLS — Boosted by $4 million in state funds, the Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority (MVRRA) plans to lay 5.5 miles of 286,000 pound rail from Winthrop to just east of Gibbon this year. Ballast and resurfacing will be added after rail is laid in the project that is seeking ...

MPCA releases Volkswagen settlement plan

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Mankato meeting March 15 ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) released the state’s plan to invest $47 million from the national Volkswagen settlement in a better, cleaner Minnesota environment Feb. 15. Settlement funds were made available following a 2016 federal ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report of a two-vehicle crash with minor injuries at 17th South and Broadway at 6:16 p.m. Feb. 14. A 2016 Kia Forte driven by Katherine M. Adams, 66, Tower, was southbound in the left-turn lane for the McDonald’s entrance when she collided with a 2009 Ford Edge ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (February 16, 17, 2018) OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE Certificate of Assumed Name Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 333 The filing of an as- sumed name does not provide a user with ex- clusive rights to that name. The filing is re- quired ...

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3M Club donates to NUMAS Haus

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The 3M Club of New Ulm donated $500 to the NUMAS Haus. The funds were raised by selling raffle tickets at their Christmas dinner/dance which the 3M Club donates to local charities. Pictured, left to right, Brian Ubl, 3M Club president, Karla Diehn, NUMAS Haus, and Amy Scheibel and Keith ...

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Pictured, left to right, New Ulm Lions Club President Gayle O’Connor, Lion Sue Keim, Lion Diann Warta and Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation trustee Bob Schirlinger.

New Ulm Lions present awards

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NEW ULM — The Lions Club of New Ulm presented awards of recognition to two Lions members at their Feb. 8 meeting. Lion Diann Warta was presented the Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation’s “Dream Catcher Award.” Warta was instrumental in supporting the foundation’s “Feed the Pig” ...

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Meghan Moore presented a brief history of ragtime music to members of CASTLE Lifelong Learning.

Life-long learners study ragtime

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NEW ULM — Ahead of viewing “Ragtime, the Musical” CASTLE members were briefed on the history of the music and musical Wednesday. At the New Ulm Community Center, CASTLE (Community and Seniors Together Learning Environment) Lifelong Learning brought in a speaker to discuss the history of ...

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Town Rural Urban Express (TRUE) Transit is offering a route from New Ulm to Mankato on Mondays. The photo shows the bus used.

Need a Monday ride? TRUE Transit can help

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NEW ULM — Do you need a ride to Mankato on Mondays? A new transit company can help. Town Rural Urban Express (TRUE) Transit is offering a route from New Ulm to Mankato on Mondays. The company’s primary route runs through Nicollet, Le Sueur and Blue Earth Counties. After conducting ...

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New Ulm native, book award finalist to publish new book

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NEW ULM — Minneopa Valley Press, Inc., a publishing company specializing in rural literary fiction and nonfiction, has acquired the rights to “The Winter Bees,” fiction, by Minnesota author Jill Kalz. Kalz, from New Ulm, has published poetry in the Nebraska Review, the Ohio Review, ...

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3M Club donates to Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

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The 3M Club on New Ulm presented a check for $500 to Beyond the Yellow Ribbon. The donation was from the raffles held at the 3M Club Christmas dinner/dance. Pictured, left to right, Jolene Rohlik, club secretary, Tina Cariveau, club VP, Koni Goblirsch, club treasurer, Paul Severson, Beyond the ...

Brief lockdown at Milroy school

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MILROY — The Milroy public school was placed on a brief lockdown on Feb. 14. At approximately 11:35 a.m. the Redwood County Sheriff’s office was investigating a domestic assault. During this investigation, deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a man. A brief pursuit ensued, and ...

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