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Holstein Twilight Meeting to be held at Schroeder farm July 19

Local News

COURTLAND — The Brown and Nicollet County Holstein Associations will jointly sponsor a Twilight Meeting at Schroeder Holsteins, rural Courtland, on Thursday, July 19. The evening will include farm tours, a judging contest, an appearance by Princess Kay Emily Annexstad, cheese and crackers, ...

Cool in the pool

Local News

With hot and humid weather Wednesday, a number of New Ulm residents find relief at the Flandrau State Park pool. Braxton Heyer (right, wearing shirt) and Camden Francis (left, no shirt) play in the water. The pool is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily unless thunder or lightning is nearby.

Fast action saves boy’s life at Sleepy Eye waterpark

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — Quick lifesaving action by a couple teenagers, aquatic center staff and first responders saved the life of a young boy at the Family Aquatic Center Tuesday afternoon. John Baures, 14, was playing basketball in the swimming pool when he saw a seven or eight-year-old boy swimming ...

Horse visits Orchard Hill

Local News

NEW ULM — Toby the Therapy Horse paid a visit to the residents at Orchard Hill Wednesday evening decked out in Independence Day apparel. Originally the plan was for the residents to meet Toby outside, but due to the heat it was decided to simply bring the miniature horse inside. The ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 2018) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the condi- tions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORT- GAGE: October 09, 2015 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF ...

Boring at Vogel to determine soil suitability

Local News

NEW ULM — Soil borings were obtained around the Vogel Fieldhouse on Monday and Tuesday. These samples will determine if the grounds at the fieldhouse are suitable to support RENU projects planned for the site. RENU stands for Reinvest in New Ulm, an effort to fund city infrastructure ...

EDA discusses programs to help home buyers

Local News

NEW ULM — The Economic Development Authority (EDA) board discussed drafts for new financial programs to assist home buyers. Last month, the EDA paid off the mortgages for both Garden Terrace buildings. The EDA’s reserve account for these buildings has grown to a significant amount. Staff ...

Commissioners OK handgun purchase

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of 16 Smith & Wesson M&P 9 2.0 9mm guns with CORE cutouts to replace existing handguns July 10. The motion offered by Commissioner Dave Borchert, seconded by Commissioner Dean Simonsen, would enable Brown County ...

SE Council approves new trash container service contract

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved a new trash container service and a service contract with Braun & Borth Sanitation July 10. Under the resolution offered by Councilor Dick Zinniel, seconded by Larry Braun, new 65-gallon containers on wheels would be provided ...

Off the Shelf: Random acts of kindness

Communities

There are several staffers here who drift toward World War II historical fiction and love that time period. I usually go for something more obscure, but then I fell into “Dear Mrs. Bird.” Emmy has dreams of being a war correspondent, so when a job opens at The London Evening Chronicle she ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report of a theft at 1002 Jefferson St. S. at 6:22 p.m. July 8. A resident reported a five-gallon Red Wing crock was stolen overnight. The estimated value was $250. • Received a report of a theft at 1101 Jefferson St. N. at 7:09 a.m. July 10. A resident ...

Public notices

Legals

(July 11, 2018) School Board Proceedings Independent School District No. 88 New Ulm, Minnesota The school board of In- dependent School Dis- trict 88 met in regular session on May 24, 2018 in the District Boardroom. Members present: Winter, Dewanz, Gag, ...

Impromptu rehearsal held in SSTC parking lot

Mailbag

Submitted photo Following Monday night’s power outage in New Ulm, the cast and crew of the upcoming production of Mary Poppins at State Street Theater Co. chose to continue their rehearsal outside in the parking lot. Staying true to the mantras “the show must go on” and “all the ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Hardanger Needlework at Kiesling on Sunday NEW ULM — The historic Kiesling House will showcase a Hardanger needlework demonstration this Sunday, July 15, from 1 to 4 p.m.. The program includes demonstrations, hands-on activities and displays. The Norwegian art of hardanger will be ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Michael S. Dove, 56, 24279 CR 11, New Ulm, was charged with gross misdemeanor interfering with emergency phone calls/communications July 10. According to court documents, a Brown County Sheriff’s Deputy as dispatched to 24279 CR 11 for a verbal domestic on ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Candi L. Petersen, 403 County Road 55, St. James, 73/55, $145; also seat belt required, $25; Dylan D. Stein, 44765 561st Ave., New Ulm, 45/30, $145; Amber M. Melby, 1024 S. Payne St., New Ulm, 43/30, $135; Cameron J. ...

Elections get new wrinkles this year

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County residents may encounter some new wrinkles when they vote this fall. Primary election ballots are being mailed to voters in mail ballot precincts including Prairieville, Sigel and Home Townships, plus Evan and Cobden residents. All non-metropolitan area townships and ...

Music in the Park

Local News

NEW ULM—The Ken & Ken Show featuring Ken Griebel and Ken Kamolz performed in German Park Monday evening as part of the Music in the Park series. The two Kens entertained their audience for the evening with musical standards of the 1960s and 1970s. The two singers opened their concert ...

ISD 88 Foundation announces inductees

Local News

NEW ULM — The ISD 88 Foundation and its Alumni Committee announce the selection of five individuals for the 2018 ISD 88 Hall of Fame. This is the Hall of Fame’s fifth year of induction. The Hall of Fame seeks to honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their lives ...

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