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Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) 3RD-DEGREE DAMAGE TO PROPERTY Kelvin A. Bast, 43709 175th St. W., Springfield, stay of adjudication, $735.29 including $535.29 restitution, pay before fines, fees, surcharges; 1 year supervised probation; no contact with ...

City makes small cuts in 2019 levy at budget hearing

Local News

NEW ULM — The City Council made a slight cut to the 2019 preliminary tax levy during the Truth-in-Taxation meeting, Tuesday. In September, the council set the preliminary tax levy at $7,759,527. This is an increase of 7.42 percent from the 2018 budget. Due to changes in the county and city ...

USDA announces funding for Revere, Red Rock Rural Water systems

Local News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Tuesday that it is investing $1.2 billion to help rebuild and improve rural water infrastructure for 936,000 rural Americans in 46 states. Recipients include the City of Revere, on U.S. Highway 14 in southern Redwood ...

Donations for Santa’s Closet

Local News

Submitted photo Gus Mattson and Layla Kump are pictured donating presents to Santa’s Closet at Washington Learning Center. If you would like to donate, Washington Learning Center is one of the drop-off locations for the Sertoma Club’s Santa’s Closet program, which provides Christmas ...

Off the Shelf: Sharing a good book

Communities

Sue and I were talking about what we were reading the other day. Go figure. Hazards of working with books, I guess. She said something like: “Here, this is good, I can’t tell you a thing.”? Hmm. Well, I just put that very book down this morning, and she was right about everything. I would ...

2018 Snowmobile Safety Training

Communities

NEW ULM — A snowmobile safety course offered in New Ulm will provide certification required by law for anyone born after December 31, 1976. The training will start Saturday, Dec. 14 at 8 a.m. at the River Valley Dutchmen Snowmobile Club House, 24927 Main St. Essig. Participants will have ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a one-vehicle crash report without injuries at Harman Park, 101 Garden St. N. at 2:59 a.m. Tuesday. A New Ulm Police Dept. squad vehicle packed into a pole, bending it at a 45-degree angle. Vehicle damage was light. • Received a theft report at Tower Storage, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Springfield Museum Christmas Tree Walk SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Museum is celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas Tree Walk. Over two dozen Christmas trees decorated by organizations in the community are on display at the museum. Each organization has come up with unique ...

Know what to do in snow emergencies

Local News

NEW ULM — A downtown snow emergency was declared at 1:30 a.m. Monday. This was the first snow emergency of the season. Public Works Superintendent Curt Curry said any time the city receives more than a dusting of snow, the downtown area needs to be plowed, and a snow emergency is ...

Winthrop City Council OKs final property tax levy

Local News

WINTHROP — The Winthrop City Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting a 6.48 percent 2019 final property tax levy increase Monday. Approved on a motion by councilor Lyle Muth, seconded by Bob Rickheim, the $725,117 levy is 11.5 percent under the proposed 18 percent city tax levy ...

Levy, charter, polling place changes on city agenda

Local News

NEW ULM — The first meeting in the truth-in-taxation hearing process will be held during the Tuesday City Council meeting. The truth-in-taxation meeting will begin 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. The public will have a chance to comment and ask questions related to the 2019 ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a trespass complaint on Lake Avenue, north of Boundary Street, at 11:38 a.m. Monday. Police talked to a couple young men about trespassing in the area around a nearby lake. There is no public access to the lake. Sibley County Sheriff • Responded to a ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (December 3, 4, 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 for ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Jesse L. Nundahl, 40, 504 Center Ave. N., Madelia, was charged Monday with felony 5th-degree drug possession-not small amount of marijuana and misdemeanor 4th-degree operate motor vehicle-body contains any amount of Schedule 1/11 drugs-not marijuana. ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) DRIVER FAILS TO STOP FOR STOP SIGN Henry A. Rogotzke, 30201 100th St., Sanborn, $110; DISORDERLY CONDUCT Christopher J. Schneider, Brookings, S.D., stay of adjudication, $200, 1 year supervised probation, no alcohol, ...

Skating with Santa

Local News

NEW ULM — Over 200 youths hit the ice Sunday afternoon at the New Ulm Civic Center for the annual Skate with Santa. For three hours, the south ice rink was open for a free skate with Santa and a few other costumed friends. Skate rental was also free for the afternoon and many families ...

MLC Christmas concert

Local News

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College held a Christmas concert over the weekend with performances on Saturday and Sunday. Four of the college’s choirs, the Wind Symphony and the Handbell Choir used their musical talents to proclaim the good new of salvation. Both performances were well ...

Downtown snow emergency

Local News

NEW ULM — A downtown snow emergency has been declared for Monday, December 3, from 1:30 a.m. to completion. During this time vehicles parked within the signed downtown snow emergency route will be tagged and towed. Overnight parking during the snow emergency is available in the parking ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • A purse containing money and a debit card was reported stolen Sunday from the 900 block of South Jefferson. The exact amount of money in the purse is unknown, but the debit card was used at after the theft. Police are investigating to determine if video surveillance of the ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (December 3, 4, 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 for ...

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