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Springfield hosts ‘Batting for Brent’ benefit

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SPRINGFIELD — All proceeds from an amateur baseball game and silent auction will go to former Springfield Tigers amateur baseball player Brent Weber, his family and his team “Batting for Brent,” in their battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The Springfield Tigers are ...

Staff development on school board agenda

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NEW ULM — The District 88 Board of Education will consider a staff development report and proposed plan tonight. At 6 p.m. in the district boardroom at the middle school, the board will consider a report that examines work already done by District 88 to achieve three goals by 2018, before ...

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Students who attended a program at the one-room school located at the Brown County Fairgrounds on Tuesday practiced writing with inkwells and feathered quills.

Learning the old-fashioned way

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NEW ULM — Summer vacation is in full swing for most students, but this week a few kids went back to school the old-fashioned way. The historic one-room school located at the Brown County Fairgrounds was open for students to receive a first-hand history lesson on how their great-grand ...

Board doubles wheelage tax

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NEW ULM — By a 3-2 vote, Brown County commissioners approved a resolution to raise the county wheelage tax from $10 to $20 per vehicle per year Tuesday. Commissioners Scott Windschitl and Dean Simonsen cast dissenting votes on the resolution that came on a motion by Dennis Potter seconded ...

City: Dogs will be leashed

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By Clay Schuldt Staff Writer NEW ULM — The City of New Ulm is considering an amendment to the dog and cat leash law that would require pets to be on a six-foot leash in public spaces. Tuesday night the council voted 3-1 in favor of drafting a leash ordinance. Since 2004, a leash law ...

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Chris Ingebritson, right, explains how mechatronics is used to build machines to siblings Emma Fliszar, 18, left, and Nate Fliszar, 14, middle, during the Big Ideas, Inc., kickoff event Tuesday evening in Riverside Park.

A taste of a trade

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NEW ULM — Tradespeople gathered in Riverside Park Tuesday to introduce visitors to the trades and Big Ideas, Inc. Big Ideas hosted the kickoff event to begin generating interest in the trades as the organization’s first class approaches. On Monday, June 26, there will be the level-zero ...

Staff photo by Fritz Busch

Allan Foss of the Vandin Co., Ettrick, Wis. does planned maintenance on the Glockenspiel at Schonlau Park, downtown New Ulm, Tuesday afternoon.

‘Glockwork’

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Allan Foss of the Vandin Co., Ettrick, Wis. does planned maintenance on the Glockenspiel at Schonlau Park, downtown New Ulm, Tuesday afternoon.

Read a lot? Attend Camp Read-a-Lot!

Communities

Attention, educators, school media specialists, and librarians of students in grades 2-8: How would you like to read some of the best books of the past couple of years? Attend a workshop to talk about them? Learn about more amazing books? Listen to inspiring and informative speakers? And get ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

State Patrol • Received a one-vehicle rollover crash report on State Highways 15 and 60 south of Madelia, Fieldon Township, Watonwan County. A 2007 International tractor driven by David M. Whiting, 66, St. Paul, was southbound, taking an exit ramp to continue south on Highway 15 when he ...

Public notices

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PUBLISH (June 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 2017) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VE- RIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AF- FECTED BY THIS AC- TION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, ...

“Murder: Say Nix to Hollywood” at the Brown County Museum July 14

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NEW ULM — Hollywood comes to New Ulm, at least for an upcoming Murder Mystery dinner theatre production on Friday, July 14 at 6:15 p.m. at the Brown County Historical Society located at 2 N. Broadway. The mystery is set in one of New Ulm’s most beloved and German looking building. The ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Free Community Breakfast Saturday NEW ULM — A Free Community Breakfast is being held Saturday, June 24, at First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway, New Ulm. Come from 8 to 10 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage. All are welcome. Malecki Rogers to visit library with ...

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Firefighters battled a fire north of Sanborn Monday night.

Truck catches fire inside garage

Local News

SANBORN—Fire departments from Sanborn, Lamberton and Wanda responded to a fire at the Brake Away garage on Highway 14 north of Sanborn. The Fire Department was called shortly after 9 p.m. Once on the scene it determined a truck inside the garage was on fire. The two fire crews removed the ...

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The New Ulm Human Rights Commission sponsors a poster contest every year to highlight current issues and seeks to educate and promote the exchange of opinions and ideas in our community.  This year’s theme was “What does immigration look like to you?”  Entries ranged from kindergarten to 12th grade, and prizes were awarded in four categories depending on the age of the student.  This year’s winners are:  Kindergarten to Third grade: Brady Melzer -First Place(tie), Sophie Berger and Isabelle Longtin – First Place(tie), Aubrey Correa – Second Place(tie) and Grace Barie – Second Place(tie), Natalie Fischer- Third Place(tie) and Lauren Schmiesing – Third Place (tie). Fourth to Sixth Grade: Dain Barie-First Place, Josie Ringhofer-Second Place, Addie Ringhofer, Third Place. Seventh to Ninth Grade: Macarious Amoah – First Place. Tenth to Twelfth Grade: Mathias Amoah – First Place, Natasha Neville, Second Place and Esmeralda Uribe- Third Place. 
The Commission also sponsors an essay contest every year.  The theme for this contest was:  “What does Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day mean to you and how did Dr. King’s movement impact international human rights?” This year´s winners are: Sixth to Eighth Grade: Magdalyn Spike – First Place, Zoe Scharf – Second Place.  Ninth to Twelfth Grade:  Kendra Lyimo – First Place, Kyle Goblirsch – Second Place.
The New Ulm Human Rights Commission invites the public to come and see the students’ works. The posters will be displayed at the New Ulm Public Library through the summer.  Sage Lehman, a youth volunteer, helped put up the exhibit.

Human Rights panel sponsors poster, essay contests

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The New Ulm Human Rights Commission sponsors a poster contest every year to highlight current issues and seeks to educate and promote the exchange of opinions and ideas in our community. This year’s theme was “What does immigration look like to you?” Entries ranged from kindergarten to ...

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The New Ulm Human Rights Commission sponsors a poster contest every year to highlight current issues and seeks to educate and promote the exchange of opinions and ideas in our community.  This year’s theme was “What does immigration look like to you?”  Entries ranged from kindergarten to 12th grade, and prizes were awarded in four categories depending on the age of the student.  This year’s winners are:  Kindergarten to Third grade: Brady Melzer -First Place(tie), Sophie Berger and Isabelle Longtin – First Place(tie), Aubrey Correa – Second Place(tie) and Grace Barie – Second Place(tie), Natalie Fischer- Third Place(tie) and Lauren Schmiesing – Third Place (tie). Fourth to Sixth Grade: Dain Barie-First Place, Josie Ringhofer-Second Place, Addie Ringhofer, Third Place. Seventh to Ninth Grade: Macarious Amoah – First Place. Tenth to Twelfth Grade: Mathias Amoah – First Place, Natasha Neville, Second Place and Esmeralda Uribe- Third Place. 
The Commission also sponsors an essay contest every year.  The theme for this contest was:  “What does Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day mean to you and how did Dr. King’s movement impact international human rights?” This year´s winners are: Sixth to Eighth Grade: Magdalyn Spike – First Place, Zoe Scharf – Second Place.  Ninth to Twelfth Grade:  Kendra Lyimo – First Place, Kyle Goblirsch – Second Place.
The New Ulm Human Rights Commission invites the public to come and see the students’ works. The posters will be displayed at the New Ulm Public Library through the summer.  Sage Lehman, a youth volunteer, helped put up the exhibit.

American Ambulance Association honors New Ulm native Jarret

Local News

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Angie Jarrett, Assistant Supervisor, Gold Cross Operations and Plainview Ambulance, recently was honored by the American Ambulance Association as one of its 2017 Stars of Life. Jarrett was selected for the Star of Life honor based on her service to patients, leadership ...

Storden teen dies in rollover

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STORDEN — A 17-year-old Storden male died in a one-vehicle rollover crash on State Highway 30 in the City of Storden reported at 7:34 a.m. Friday. Jonathon E. Lopez was westbound in a 2004 Chrysler Sebring LXI on Highway 30 in Storden when tire marks indicated the vehicle went off the north ...

GFW board, audience mull referendum options

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Board may act on Nov. 7 referendum on June 26 By Fritz Busch Staff Writer FAIRFAX — Several dozen people attended a Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) School Board workshop in the school auditorium Monday night, to talk about a potential $39.3 million school bond referendum that would ...

Council to consider leash law amendment

Local News

NEW ULM — The City of New Ulm is considering an amendment to the dog and cat leash law. The amendment would require pets to be on a leash in city parks, with the exception of the dog park. Since 2004, a leash law required pets to be on leashes on recreational trails, but the requirement ...

Board considers doubling wheelage tax

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will consider raising the wheelage tax from $10 per vehicle to $20 as of Jan 1, 2018, Tuesday. Commissioners approved a $10 wheelage tax by resolution on June 25, 2013. The rate was restricted to $10 per vehicle starting in January 2014. The tax applied ...

Shakopee man faces four felony sex charges

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NEW ULM — A 26-year-old Shakopee man was charged with four felony criminal sexual conduct charges including criminal sexual predatory conduct and a gross misdemeanor fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct charge in Brown County District Court June 15. According to court documents, a New Ulm ...

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