News

Recent remodeling at Turner Hall

Monday Business

NEW ULM — Turner Hall has recently remodeled the bar in the downstairs Heritage Room, and the Willkommen Committee stopped by to see it. The labor for this project was provided by volunteers of Turner Hall and the funds were donated by a Turner group, the Sunday Sinners, who host seasonal ...

High school girls oratory competition accepting applications

Communities

ST. PAUL — Fifty high school girls will be selected to compete in a juried Minnesota oratory competition, sponsored by Metro Republican Women. The speech topic is “A Republic if you can keep it” Rising to Benjamin Frank-lin’s Challenge. Applications are being accepted as of April 1. ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Registration for Spring/ Summer Activities is available online at www.newulmmn.gov or at the Rec Center. Tot Swim is held the first and third Fridays of the month; the next one is April 19 from 9:30-11 a.m. This is an opportunity to Swim and play with your tot in the shallow part of the pool. ...

Public Notices, April 14, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (April 7, 14, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-230 Estate of Joan Apitz a/k/a Joan J. Apitz, Decedent ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF ...

Hazelton turns down county administrator job

Local News

WINTHROP — Jenny Hazelton, the Winthrop City Administrator/ EDA Director who was offered the Brown County Administrator job Wednesday after an hour-long interview with commissioners, said Friday she has turned down the position. “After lots of discussion with my family and the ...

MRCI turns 65, celebrates with party

Local News

NEW ULM — MRCI-New Ulm turned 65 years old Friday. Employees celebrated Friday afternoon by taking a break and eating some cake. The celebration wrapped up a week of events held at each MRCI location. Events, including donating personal care items to the New Ulm Area Food Shelf, were ...

PUC won’t hire recruiter for director search

Local News

NEW ULM — Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has decided not to appoint a recruiting service to search for a new Utilities Director. During a special PUC meeting Friday, Commissioner Sean Fingland said it was the recommendation of the Personnel Committee to look at internal candidates and ...

Summit Avenue Music Season finale features “Artymiw-Smith”

Local News

NEW ULM — The season finale of the Summit Avenue Music Series is Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m. in Martin Luther College’s Chapel of the Christ and features pianist Lydia Artymiw and cellist Wilhelmina Smith. Artymiw and Smith will perform the Beethoven Sonata No. 4 in C Major, Op. 102 No. 1, ...

Veteran receives car donation

Local News

Submitted photo Allan Christle Sr. of rural Hanska (right) receives the keys to a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix that was donated on March 26th by a US Navy Veteran from Courtland. Brown County Veterans Service Officer Greg Peterson (left) arranged the donation for Christle whose Jeep was destroyed ...

Scoutmaster of the Year

Local News

Submitted photo Dan Kotten (right), Scoutmaster of Troop 25 New Ulm, sponsored by the Optimist Club ,was recently selected Scoutmaster of the Year from Twin Valley Council. Troop 25 is the largest Troop in southern Minnesota with 53 boys. Pictured with Dan is Ray Brauer, Twin Valley Council ...

Highway 14/15 detour to start April 19

Local News

NEW ULM — Highway 14/15 motorists in the New Ulm area need to plan for a new detour beginning as early as Friday, April 19 as New Ulm Gateway project construction crews tackle the completion of the new Highway 14/15 interchange and Minnesota River bridge. The new detour will consist of ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received an animal complaint at 2324 Hoffman Road at 12:26 p.m. Thursday. A dog was found at the residence. The dog’s owner called a short time later and the dog was returned to the owner. • Received a scam/fraud report at the New Ulm Post Office, 27 S. German at 1:18 ...

Public Notices, April 13, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (April 6, 13, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-208 Estate of George A. Hahn, Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • John R. Gould, 49, 410 N. Van Buren Ave., Springfield, was charged with gross misdemeanor domestic assault-subsequent violation and misdemeanor 3rd-degree tampering with witness-prevent information to police by intimidation Friday. According to court ...

GFW board meets Monday in Fairfax

Local News

FAIRFAX — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop Board of Education will meet in the middle school gym at 6 p.m., Monday, April 15 to consider a number of items including a budget reduction proposal and a resolution to adopt Post-Issuance Debt Compliance Policy and Procedures. Information items ...

A whale of a storm — but some like it

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm was hit by an ice storm Thursday morning. A mixture of snow and hail pelted the community around 7 a.m. and encased the city in a layer of ice and snow. The worst of the storm was before noon, but a light drizzle continued throughout the day, creating slushy road ...

MVL Black wins Class A K-Bowl title

Local News

Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School Team Black won the Class A (small schools) State Knowledge Bowl tournament at Cragun's Resort in Brainerd April 10-11. Twenty-four small-school teams, including two from MVL, competed in the Class A tournament. Marshall Mohror was recognized for a record ...