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Primary polling places open at 7 a.m. today

Local News

NEW ULM — Primary election polling places are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. New Ulm voters now have four polling places. Ward 1 Precinct 1 and 2 residents vote at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 700 S. Broadway. Ward 2 Precinct 1 and 2 residents vote at the New Ulm Community Center, 600 N. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Sibley County Sheriff • Received a two-vehicle crash report at the intersection of CR 9 and 15, about four miles west of Green Isle at 11:13 pm. Aug. 11. A 2008 Ford pickup driven by Amber R. Reid, 27, Lester Prairie, wasa northbound on CR 9 when she collided with a 2006 Chevy Malibu driven ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH August 7, 14, 2018) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is Hereby Given that the petition heretofore filed with Fi- nance Director for the following improvement: grading, aggregate base, bituminous sur- facing, seven inch (7”) concrete alley ap- proach ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Yazmin P. Sanchez, 809 10th St. N., Mountain Lake, 65/55, $125; also window tint less than 50 percent light transmittance, $50; James A. Vannoordt, 522 N. Jackson, Springfield, 65/55, $125; Alexis L. Wegner, 220 1st Ave. ...

Brown County Fair tractor pull results announced

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Fair tractor pull results were announced last weekend. The top three finishers in each division were: • Hobby stock 4,500 lbs—1. Marty Shott, Nicollet, 300’ 3.96.” 2. Matt Petersen, Springfield, 228’ 1.68.” 3. James Zwaschka, North Mankato, 221’ ...

Graceful gladioli glow with beauty

Local News

NEW ULM — The Brown County Fair ended in colorful fashion, especially for those who visited the Gladiolus Exhibit in the Civic Center. The Minnesota Gladiolus Society has brought its show to the Brown County Fair for the last several years. North American Gladiolus Council member Burt ...

Pokémon hunters track elusive Evee

Local News

NEW ULM — Downtown New Ulm was filled with Pokémon hunters Sunday afternoon, hunting the elusive shiny Evee as part of the community day event. This Pokémon Go event was a world-wide event in the popular mobile game, but in New Ulm local players decided to use the occasion to raise money ...

Ameriprise to host Kindness Rocks

Local News

NEW ULM — Wealth Management Solutions, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., along with River Creek Nursery, is hosting a Kindness Rocks event in hopes of helping spread kindness throughout the New Ulm and surrounding communities. “This is a great ...

Schmidt’s Meat Market wins national honor

Monday Business

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. — Schmidt’s Meat Market, Inc., Nicollet, won national recognition at the American Cured Meat Championships (ACMC), held July 19-21, in Kansas City, Missouri. This event is held in conjunction with the annual convention of the American Association of Meat Processors ...

Demo Derby provides big hits

Local News

NEW ULM — Saturday night was demo derby night at the fair and the crowd was in for a spectacular conclusion to the two-day derby event. Under the glow of an orange sun partially obscured by smoke drifting from Canada, dozens of vehicles fought before a standing room crowd in the ...

Goat show is Richert family affair

Local News

NEW ULM—The FFA and 4-H Goat Show continues to be Richert family affair. The Richert twins, Samantha and Noah were in direct competition through much of the shows. In the FFA show, Samantha took the Market Whether Goat trophy with her goat “Todd,” but Noah won overall with for his ...

Close competition in 4-H Swine Show

Local News

NEW ULM — The 4-H Swine show demonstrated healthy competition across multiple fields. No single competitor dominated this show, with a variety of exhibitors taking home first place ribbons. Molly Carnell took Overall Breeding Gilt Swine. She was also the sole presenter in Senior ...

Cougar sighting reported near New Ulm

Local News

NEW ULM — A New Ulm couple has reported sighting a cougar on their property. Sonny Maurer and Kami Johnson told KEYC-TV on Saturday they heard a roar near their lakeside home near Lost Dog & Fox Hunters Park. They saw a large tan animal when they searched with a flashlight. They placed ...

Big Ideas builds support for program at Brown County Fair

Local News

NEW ULM—All day Saturday, visitors to the Brown County Fair were able to see a new idea from “Big Ideas” come to fruition. The non-profit, Big Ideas, Inc. is an organization located in New Ulm. They work to expose learners age 13 and to the value of skilled trades through hands-on ...

Llama Show a crowd pleaser

Local News

NEW ULM—The 4-H animal shows concluded Saturday evening with Llama show, which is a major crowd pleaser. Due to the rarity of Llama’s in Brown County, the show is typically light on presenter. Last year Cassidy Hacker and McKenzie Cselovszki were the only two to present the animals. All ...

Film Society goes back to the ’80s with ‘The Big Chill’

Local News

NEW ULM — Experience “The Big Chill” this Tuesday with the New Ulm Film Society. The 1983 comedy-drama is the next film in the film society’s’ 80s movie film series and it deals with a subject many Baby Boomers were familiar with in the 80s: the quarter-life crisis. The screening ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Monday Night Concert in German Park Aug. 13 starting at 7 p.m. Musical entertainment by Chris and Chris, a variety band. Get to Know Nature: Wild Edibles – People eat wild edibles for a number of reasons, including as a legitimate way of economizing food costs, as an excellent source of ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Police received a report Friday, of vandalism to a vehicle parked in a driveway at 1001 N. Franklin St. The front tires of the vehicles were slashed. The damage was estimated to have occurred between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. • A licenses plate was reported stolen off a vehicle ...

4-H Dairy Show features a strong field, signals bright future

Local News

NEW ULM — The Brown County 4-H Dairy Show featured the best and brightest youths active in the Dairy. Judge Jon Larson said it was fun and a honor to judge such a quality program. He believed Brown County’s dairy future was strong. The only difficult part about his job Friday morning was ...

Braulick, Nienhaus win poultry shows

Local News

NEW ULM — Sleepy Eye High School students Maranda Braulick and Martina Nienhaus won the 4-H and FFA Open Class Poultry Shows at the Brown County Fair Aug. 10. Braulick finished first among several dozen competitors with a Gold Star chicken in her first year of 4-H ...

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