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Elk hoof disease found in Idaho for 1st time, officials say

Agribusiness

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A disease that afflicts elk and leaves their hooves broken and deformed has been found in Idaho for the first time, officials said. The state Department of Fish and Game has confirmed a case of treponema associated hoof disease in an animal killed by a hunter near White ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: No School Tuesday: Hamburger Goulash Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Mandarin Oranges Wednesday: Hot Dog in a Blanket, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Thursday: Chicken Gravy Over Rice, Lettuce, Broccoli, Pineapple Friday: Tomato Soup, GRilled Cheese ...

Honor Roll

Communities

Cathedral High School Quarter II Honor Roll A Honor Roll: Grade 12: David Berg, Bridget Grathwohl, Alex Hillesheim, Heidi Hoffman, Ethan Kirchberg, Julie Longworth, Mckenna Miling, Josie Pautzke, Mark Schommer, Josh Seidl Grade 11: Maggie Fliszar, James Gillis, Kyle Goblirsch, Jacob ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a two-vehicle crash with minor injuries at 1201 Westridge Road, New Ulm at 4:38 p.m. Wednesday. A 2017 Buick Envision driven by Michael A. Kalvig, 62, Morgan, was eastbound on Westridge Road when it collided with a 2001 Dodge Dakota driven by Blake D. Haas, 18, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Library to show children’s movie NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released children’s movie on Monday, FEB. 18 at 3 p.m. This movie is rated PG and runs 99 minutes. Free popcorn will be served. Movie screenings at the library are free and open to the public and are ...

Gaylord woman faces felony theft, perjury charges

Local News

SIBLEY COUNTY — Charges of felony wrongfully obtaining assistance and perjury-public assistance were filed against a 46-year-old Gaylord woman were filed Feb. 11 in Sibley County District Court. Robin E. Gardner, 711 Elm Ave., Gaylord, who formerly lived at 208 N. Carver St. in Winthrop, ...

Library to show new release children’s movie

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released children’s movie on Monday, February 18 at 3 p.m. This movie is rated PG and runs 99 minutes. Free popcorn will be served. Movie screenings at the library are free and open to the public and are sponsored by the Optimist Club of ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Sibley County Sheriff’s Office • Responded to a one-vehicle crash at 8:09 a.m. Feb. 12 on 291st Avenue, 4 miles west of Belle Plaine in Faxon Township. Linda E. Bernier, 56, St. Bonifacious, was eastbound on 291st Avenue going down a snow-covered road on a hill when she lost control of ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (February 13, 14, 2019) Request For Proposals German Park Outdoor Performing Arts Center (Amphitheater) Recon- struction Project The City of New Ulm invites proposals from qualified engineering firms to deliver the German Park Outdoor Performing Arts ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Diane R. Mikkelson, 42, 105 Bianchi Dr., New Ulm, was charged Tuesday with gross misdemeanor 2nd-degree refusal to submit to chemical test and 3rd-degree DWI. According to court documents, New Ulm Police were on patrol at 2 a.m. Feb. 10 when a vehicle passed ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Javier Fraga, 444 2nd St. S.E., Madelia, 72/60, $135; Corey J. Theis, 121 W. 4th St., Redwood Falls, 45/30, $145; Daniel J. Rosenhamer, 1900 Oakwood Ave., New Ulm, $135; Jennifer A. Bejarnao, 17 Broadway St., Hanska, ...

SE City Council OKs new city manager

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — City government turned a page Tuesday as the Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved new City Manager Kelli Truver's contract and appointment to the position as of March 1. Approved on a motion by Joann Schmidt, seconded by Larry Braun, Truver, a Winona native, will earn ...

EDA to hire consultant in hopes of filling empty stores downtown

Local News

NEW ULM — The Economic Development Authority approved funds to hire Retail Strategies as a consultant, Tuesday. City Manager Chris Dalton said the consulting group conducts research into the retail space in a community and assists with attracting retail businesses to fill vacancies in town. ...

State Fair names swine barn Robert A. Christensen Pavilion

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The Minnesota State Fair and State Fair Foundation honored a swine industry by officially naming the fair’s swine barn the Robert A. Christensen Pavilion last week. Recognizing the critical role that an improved and updated swine facility at the State Fair would play in ...

Snowfalls bring business, stress to towing companies

Local News

NEW ULM — As the snow keeps falling, business keeps climbing for New Ulm area towing companies. But the stresses of winter are starting to show. “Business has been great,” said Randy Herzog at K and R Towing in New Ulm. “But our guys are getting overworked.” Since January, Herzog ...

Springfield man convicted of criminal sexual conduct

Local News

BROWN COUNTY — A 76-year-old Springfield man was convicted of 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct-victim under age 13 in Brown County District Court Monday. A second 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct charge involving a child, against Delster J. Keene, 220 Winona St., Springfield, was ...

RF Pizza Ranch hosts farm finance workshop

Local News

REDWOOD FALLS — A free workshop with materials for new and early-career farmers will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 5 at the Pizza Ranch. Allen Deutz of the Southwest Minnesota Farm Business Management Association will lead the interactive, small group workshops. The program ...

NU fire chief asks help in clearing fire hydrants

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm Fire Chief Paul Macho is requesting the public’s help in clearing snow from fire hydrants. Residents and business owners can Adopt-A-Hydrant by clearing a 3-foot area around the hydrant, making it easily accessible for firefighters. Even if it is not on your property, ...

Off the Shelf: Favorite (loved) books to recommend

New Ulm

With Valentine’s Day and another potential snow fall coming our way, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a good book and watch the snowflakes by the fire and with a cup of warm tea. This week was also a nice chance to ask the staff at the library what their favorite books are to recommend ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (February 13, 14, 2019) Request For Proposals German Park Outdoor Performing Arts Center (Amphitheater) Recon- struction Project The City of New Ulm invites proposals from qualified engineering firms to deliver the German Park Outdoor Performing Arts ...