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Racing on the flat track

Local News

Contestants roar away from the starting line in a heat at the Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club’s flat track racing Saturday at the club grounds. The racing continues today at noon at the clubgrounds. Take Hwy 15 South of New Ulm, go east on Hwy 68 for 2 miles, then left on 110th Ave for 1/2 ...

Pokémon Go hunters

Local News

Over 100 fans turned out Saturday for a Pokémon Go Community Day event. After a photo with the character Charmander, Pokémon Go players had a chance to capture rare characters at German Park.

Steam engine afficionados gather for local steam testing

Local News

NEW ULM — Hobbyist gathered south of New Ulm Saturday to let off some steam. During a meeting of the Minnesota Steam Engine Association (MNSEA) Saturday at Lund Machine Works engineers put their machines through their paces. Onlookers and engineers took shelter from the brisk wind by ...

Commissioners consider funds for Sleepy Eye Lake sediment core

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will consider spending up to $1,800 of water planning funds for taking an additional sediment core from Sleepy Eye Lake for the Cottonwood River Watershed Restoration and Protection Program on May 22. Brown County Water Planning has been involved in the ...

Lamberton man dies in grain bin accident

Local News

LAMBERTON — Mark Arkell, 46, of Lamberton died Friday after being trapped in a grain bin. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Lamberton Fire Department and the Lamberton Ambulance responded to a call for a man trapped in a grain bin at 5:28 p.m. Upon arrival Arkell was completely ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Hermann Monument open Sunday, May 20 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and for the season beginning Saturday, May 26. We anticipate intermittent closings for shorter periods of time throughout the summer. The interpretive Center will remain closed due to the Comprehensive Historic Building Conditions ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police A gold, 2004 Chevy Impala was stolen between 8 p.m. Friday and 10:45 a.m. Saturday from the 900 block of N. Payne St. The vehicle was still missing as of Saturday afternoon.

Public Notices, May 20, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (May 20, 2018) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS WHEREAS, Jeff Bertrang, on behalf of New Ulm Public School, has filed an application with the City of New Ulm requesting a Conditional Use Permit to allow the installation of a well on property zoned R-1 (Single Family Residence District) and ...

Winthrop Reserve unit recalls Vietnam 50 years after callup

Local News

NEW ULM — Retired Worthington High School science teacher Bob Emary may have summarized it best at the Winthrop-based 452nd General Supply Company 50th Anniversary Reunion at the Best Western Plus Friday. “I don’t think we were truly honored when we returned (home). I think it’s time ...

School year ends

Local News

Sleepy Eye Public School teachers and administrators wave good-bye to students as they leave the school grounds Friday. School ended Friday for the Sleepy Eye School District.

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 ...

Public Notices, May 19, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (May 19, 2018) ORDINANCE NO. 18-025, FIFTH SERIES CITY OF NEW ULM, BROWN COUNTY, MINNESOTA AN ORDINANCE ADDING SECTION 8.70 TO THE CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF NEW ULM RELATIVE TO PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOLS. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW ULM: SECTION ...

NUHS 2018 Scholarship Awards

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm High School presented its senior scholarships and awards at a program this week. Awards and recipients are: Presidential Fitness Award: Ashley Mehlhop, Sarah Longtin Daniel Runck Memorial: Hunter Kral, Nicholas Syverson Lowell Liedman Social Studies Scholarship: ...

Catch a charming charizard

Local News

NEW ULM — This Saturday, May 19, Pokémon Go enthusiasts are invited to celebrate the Community Day in German Park. The community day is themed around the Pokémon Charmander. Players can expect to see a massive increase in the number of charmander wandering around in Pokémon Go. This ...

Resident reports bear near Sleepy Eye Lake

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — Police say a small black bear was seen near a residence north of Sleepy Eye Lake around noon, May 15. “A resident on North Lake Road, (just north of Sleepy Eye Sportsmen’s Park) spotted a bear near a residence, yelled at it, and it ran off,” said Sleepy Eye Police ...

Change to Chill aims to relieve stress for students

Local News

NEW ULM — As spring heats up, Allina Health and New Ulm Public Schools are planning ways to chill out. Allina Health’s Change to Chill program is partnering with nine schools to help students deal with stress from classes, activities and social pressures. “New Ulm High School is one ...

Bridging Brown County class

Local News

On Tuesday, May 15, the Bridging Brown County Leadership Group celebrated their accomplishments and completion of their nine-month leadership training. The 17 participants from this year’s program spent one day each month touring the county, learning new skills and meeting new people. Seven ...

Critics say US sugar program a sour deal for consumers

Agribusiness

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices. The sugar program, a web of price supports, loans and tariffs that ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Pizza, Vegetables, Lettuce / Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Chicken Nuggets, Vegetables, Lettuce/ Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: BBQ Pork & Bread over Mashed Potatoes, Lettuce / Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Pita Salad /dipping sauce, Vegetables, ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • A two-vehicle accident occurred at 8:03 a.m. Thursday at Center Street and Highland. A 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, driven by Tessa Marie Urich, 16, of New Ulm, was turning left onto North Highland from Center Street. A 2010 Ford Focus, driven by Jane Murphy Arnoldt, 17, of ...

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