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Jensen Motors has broken ground on a new car wash at 2525 S. Broadway St.

Jensen Motors building car wash

Monday Business

NEW ULM — Jensen Motors has broken ground on a new car wash at 2525 S. Broadway St. near their dealership. Rick Jensen said the new car wash will be a state-of-the-art tunnel-style car wash. The tunnel is 95 feet long and contains special neo-tech foam material to clean the car without ...

In the photo are: Darcy Lund, First Choice Pregnancy Services; Chad Cooreman, Green Mill; Katie Nosbush, United Prairie Bank; and Lynn Fink, Citizens Bank Minnesota.

Green Mill Director of Catering welcomed

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently stopped by Green Mill to meet the new Director of Catering, Chad Cooreman. Chad is originally from Tracy, married his wife (she’s from Hanska), and has lived in New Ulm for 7 years. He has a culinary ...

willkommen Pizza Ranch

Ribbon cutting for Pizza Ranch

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting with Mayor Bob Beussman to officially celebrate the opening of Pizza Ranch in New Ulm. Pizza Ranch is under new ownership with new manager, Kevin Siefkes. The Pizza Ranch is owned by ...

In the photo:  Lori Kollman, Citizens Bank; Troy Koecheler, Subway Assistant Manager; Amanda Marks, Subway Owner; Eric Wendt, Subway Manager; and Brittney Schmeising, Chuck Spaeth Ford.

New franchise owner at Broadway Subway

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee stopped at the Subway store at 1404 S. Broadway to welcome the new franchise owner and learn more about the business. Amanda Marks from Redwood Falls is the new owner and recently purchased the seven stores in this area, including the three in New Ulm and ...

Bank Midwest

Ribbon cutting for Bank Midwest

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee recently held a ribbon-cutting with Mayor Beussman to officially celebrate the opening of the new Bank Midwest building and to thank Bank Midwest for their investment in the New Ulm community. The new building, located at 525 ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 2017) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that cer- tain mortgage, dated the 26th day of May, 2006, executed by Dale M. Robben, a ...

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt
The Wendinger Band were the opening band for the Center Street Oktoberfest celebration. The festival was visited by guests young and old and from as far away as Kentucky and Alaska.

Rain hardly matters at Oktoberfest

Local News

NEW ULM — Rain was not enough to dampen German spirits. New Ulm’s Oktoberfest continued Saturday despite the rain. The morning events went off without a hitch and it appeared as if the storm might wait until after the celebration, but unfortunately the rain started to fall shortly after ...

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt
Dillon Solomon crosses the finish line for the Hermann 5K. Solomon finished with a time of 18 minutes 34 seconds. This is the second time he has finished first in the Hermann 5K.

Hermann 5K attracts young and old

Local News

NEW ULM — Before the Oktoberfest celebration continued Saturday, over a hundred of New Ulm’s most athletic took part in the Hermann 5k Run/Walk. An estimated 170 runners lined up on Garden Street in front of the Recreation Center. After the New Ulm Battery fired their cannon the runners ...

The Oktoberfest Promenade Parade was lead by Bank Midwest staff. The parade route began at the Glockenspiel and ended on Center Street located next to the new Bank Midwest building.

New Ulm Celebrates

Local News

The final day of the New Ulm Oktoberfest Celebration continued the good times that started last weekend. With a parade down Minnesota Street, music, food and dancing at the Best Western Plus, the Center and Minnesota Street location in downtown New Ulm, and the celebration at the August Schell ...

The New Ulm Fire Department responded to an apartment fire Saturday night at 509 Center Street, in the apartments above Kemske’s Printing and Office Supply. The fire call came in around 9:45 p.m. Within 10 minutes the fire trucks blocked access to the section of Center Street in front of the building. This section of street had been blocked off only a few hours earlier for the Oktoberfest celebration. Many onlookers were unaware a fire had started until fire crews appeared on the scene. Smoke was seen billowing out a second floor apartment window above Kemske Business Solution. Firefighters were able to access the apartment from alley that led to both the apartment stairwell and the rear entrance to Rodney’s. After contacting the owners of Kemske’s firefighter were able to access the ground floor and inspect the rest of the building. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, but no injuries were reported. Firefighters’ lights can be seen through the apartment window at right.

Apartment fire

Local News

The New Ulm Fire Department responded to an apartment fire Saturday night at 509 Center Street, in the apartments above Kemske’s Printing and Office Supply. The fire call came in around 9:45 p.m. Within 10 minutes the fire trucks blocked access to the section of Center Street in front of the ...

Public Notices, October 15, 2017

Legals

PUBLISH (October 15, 2017) WHEREAS, Scott Dreckman, on behalf of All-Stor, Inc., has submitted three requests to the City of New Ulm for the property legally described as Part of the NE º of the SE º of Section 13, Township 110 North, Range 31 West. These requests include the ...

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The Concord Singers instruct the audience in German vocabulary so they can sing along with the Schnitzelbank song.

Oktoberfest hits its second wind

Local News

NEW ULM — After a few days of rest, New Ulm was ready to continue the Oktoberfest celebration Friday at the Best Western Plus. Inside the Best Western the Concord Singers kicked off Oktoberfest music with old fashioned German music in the ballroom. Outside in the Best Western parking lot, ...

The City Center Apartments project has finished clearing the property at 123 S. Minnesota Street and has now begun to dig the foundation. Minnesota Street was closed Friday morning to allow construction crews to begin digging.  The crews will work through the winter to finish the apartment project by June. The goal is to place the foundation and wall in as soon as possible before the first freeze.

Big dig begins

Local News

The City Center Apartments project has finished clearing the property at 123 S. Minnesota Street and has now begun to dig the foundation. Minnesota Street was closed Friday morning to allow construction crews to begin digging. The crews will work through the winter to finish the apartment ...

Green Isle man dies in four-wheeler crash

Local News

GREEN ISLE — A 74-year-old Green Isle man died in a single-vehicle crash three miles west southwest of Green Isle Thursday afternoon. Harlen W. Harms was northbound on his driveway when he negotiated a right hand curve and lost control, rolling a 2007 Honda all-terrain vehicle. He was ...

Rural Hutchinson woman dies in crash

Local News

GLENCOE — Authorities have IDed a 40-year-old rural Hutchinson woman who died in a single-vehicle crash near 155th Street and Koala Road, northwest of Glencoe Thursday morning. Elizabeth A. Slepica died in the crash reported at 7:29 a.m., according to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office. ...

Oak Hills Foundation to hold annual meeting

Local News

NEW ULM — Oak Hills Memorial Foundation announces the Annual Meeting Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 3 at 11:45 a.m. in the Hillside Haven Conference room at Oak Hills Living Center, New Ulm. Highlights of the annual report will be noted, a brief presentation of the financial report will be ...

Water main flushing

Local News

NEW ULM — The Water Department will be flushing the water mains October 16th from 10th Street to the NU Golf Course on Summit to include Southridge Street and all the side streets along these routes. Flushing will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. While flushing in your area, avoid doing ...

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 ...

Submitted photo
On Saturday, Oct. 7, Century 21 Koeckeritz Realty held its annual pumpkin giveaway in exchange for a free-will offering for the local food shelf. Century 21 Koeckeritz Realty would like to thank everyone who made this event a success, 460 pounds of food and $85 was donated. Thanks to all who participated. Pictured are Diane Debban, Brenda Nosbush, and Tim Woods.

Food Shelf Donation

Communities

Submitted photo On Saturday, Oct. 7, Century 21 Koeckeritz Realty held its annual pumpkin giveaway in exchange for a free-will offering for the local food shelf. Century 21 Koeckeritz Realty would like to thank everyone who made this event a success, 460 pounds of food and $85 was donated. ...

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