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PUBLISH (February 4, 11, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-93 Estate of Elaine Eleanora Blank, De- cedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PRO- BATE OF WILL ...

GBHS explores the question of German ancestry

Local News

NEW ULM — “Are my German ancestors really from Germany?” That question does come up at the German-Bohemian Heritage Society, and President Wade Olsen held a presentation Saturday to help answer it. The German-Bohemian Heritage Society held an open house Saturday. The public was invited ...

Hagedorn, Torkelson address county Republicans

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn called his first month in Washington D.C. “interesting,” addressing the Brown County Republican Convention at the Sleepy Eye REA Auditorium Saturday. “As Sleepy Eye and Brown County go, so goes the district,” Hagedorn said. “We ...

Junior Pioneers Winter Social

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NEW ULM — The Junior Pioneers will hold it’s Annual Winter Social on Friday, February 22nd, at Green Mill Restaurant, New Ulm. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:15 p.m. and meal at 6 p.m., followed by the program. Reservations are due by Tuesday, Feb. 19. Tickets are $30 ...

MVL competes in Loyola speech tourney

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MANKATO — The MVL speech team competed on Saturday in Loyola’s Crusader Classic Invitational in Mankato. In the novice division, Ruthie Ulicky and Tia Parker placed 2nd in Duo category, and Daria Witte placed 3rd in Poetry, while Nicole Schumann won the novice Prose category. On the ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Vogel Fieldhouse and walking track closed Saturday, Feb. 9, Sunday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 16 for a youth basketball tournament. The fitness centers, racquetball courts and indoor pool will be open and available to use! Upcoming Lifeguard Training Course offered at the Rec Center Feb. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • A two vehicle accident was reported 10:48 a.m. Saturday, at 12th North and Jefferson Streets. A 2012 Dodge Caravan driven by Ann Marie Hoffmann, 40, of New Ulm was traveling west on North 12th Street. A 2009 Ford Escape driven by Taylor Jane Benton, 24, of Mankato was ...

Gallery exhibit tells immigrants’ stories

Local News

NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts and Culture held an opening reception for the “Immigration: Becoming American” exhibit in the Four Pillars Gallery Friday. “Immigration: Becoming American” is a travelling photo exhibit by Green Card Voices which includes portraits of young ...

National Guard help rescue stranded motorists

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RENVILLE COUNTY — A Minnesota National Guard unit conducted two rescue missions in blizzard conditions with a SUSV (small unit support vehicle) to rescue eight people from vehicles stranded on U.S. Highway 71 Thursday night. With local shelter resources in the Olivia area used up, a ...

NU Film Society screening “The Last Picture Show”

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Film Society is continuing its “coming-of-age” films series with a screening of 1971’s “The Last Picture Show.” The free screening starts at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the New Ulm Public Library. “The Last Picture Show,” is set in the early 1950s and ...

Searles death case moves forward

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NEW ULM — A case involving a 58-year-old Searles man facing felony criminal neglect and felony receiving stolen property moved forward in Brown County District Court Friday. Duane A. Johnson, 18151 Sperl Avenue. S., Searles, appeared in court for the second time in the case. His attorney, ...

SE City Council to consider new city manager contract

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council will consider appointing Kelli Truver’s as city manager and approving her contract and effective date on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The city council will also consider a recommended five percent sewer rate hike, a new park tractor, the 2020 Street & ...

Deutscher Sprachklub meeting Feb. 17

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub will meet Feb. 17 at the GBHS Library from 1 to 3 p.m.. Any and all are welcome to join in and try their luck at speaking or listening to New Ulm German. The GBHS Library is at 1200 South Broadway rear entrance from the alley. Any level of German ...

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 • Were called to a two-car crash with minor injuries at 3:27 p.m. Friday at 4th South and Jefferson Streets. Lori Sanborn, 39, of St. Paul was eastbound on 4th South in a 2005 Pontiac G6. Ann Miller, 57, of New Ulm was northbound on Jefferson Street in a 2003 Chevy Venture. ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Isaac H. Braun, 220 Pine St. N.E., Sleepy Eye, 75/55, $225; Joseph W. Fischer, 22013 CR 22, Sleepy Eye, 76/60, $145; Anna L. Guentzel, 408 S. Highland Ave., New Ulm, 47/30, $145; Diane E. Heiderscheidt, 27042 N. Lake Rd., ...

Sundogs and swirling snow

Local News

Snow falls on Gerty the Goose in Riverside Park. Several inches accumulated by early Thursday morning, limiting visibility and covering the roads. The snow stopped by the afternoon but cold wind continued to blow. Staff photo by Clay Schuldt

Clinic closes

Local News

NEW ULM — Blustering winds, frigid temperatures and the addition of more snow caused New Ulm Medical Center to close its clinic and cancel further appointments at noon Thursday. Carisa Buegler, Director of Operations, said patients were having difficulty making it to the hospital because of ...