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Armistice Day Centennial

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The Brown County Museum displayed its World War I exhibit “Loyalty & Dissent: Brown County and World War I” from Sunday. The exhibit has been recognized by the Minnesota Alliance of State and Local History on how the people of Brown County resisted and supported the war effort.

WELS Choral Festival

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Choirs from 11 area Lutheran High Schools and prep schools from Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Nebraska, Florida, Arizona, and Washington participate in a Sacred Concert as part of the 2018 WELS West Regional Choral Festival at Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School Sunday afternoon.

BCHS 88th Annual Meeting includes ballroom history lecture

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Daniel Groebner presents information NEW ULM — Dan Groebner will present “History of Brown County Ballrooms” at the 88th Annual Meeting of Brown County Historical Society Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Turner Hall. Groebner will lecture on ballrooms, dance halls and bands of Brown County’s ...

Sleepy Eye City Council to hear about EDA store front program

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council will be introduced to an Economic Development Authority (EDA) store front program Tuesday, Nov. 13. Other agenda items are setting procedure for 2019 employee evaluations and salaries, a 12th Avenue East railroad crossing update, 2020 street & ...

New PUC director welcomed

Monday Business

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Rod Marshall as the new Director with New Ulm Public Utilities. Rod has previous management experience as well as electric engineering, believes in courtesy before business, and most recently helped with the ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a suspicious activity report near the Kraft Foods loading docks, 2525 S. Bridge St. at 7:11 a.m. Sunday. A male dressed in camouflage exited a vehicle with a rifle and walked into nearby woods. Police searched the area and did not find any blood trail or shell ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Alfredo B. Contreras, Spicer, 65/55, $125; Kelly E. Smith, 609 Elm Dr., Fairfax, 77/55 $225; also no Minnesota Driver’s License after 30 days residency (CDL). $100; Bradley R. Schugel, 60651 Valley Hills Dr., New Ulm, ...

Chilly cheers

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Staff photo by Steve Muscatello A group of Springfield football fans try to stay warm in the 15-degree temperatures as they cheered their Tiger football team to victory over Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity in the opening round of the Class A State Tournament Saturday in Shakopee. Springfield won ...

Bells of Peace to commemorate end of WWI today

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NEW ULM — Americans across the country will toll bells at 11 a.m. today (Sunday, Nov. 11) in remembrance of those who served and sacrificed in World War I. The World War One Centennial Commission, along with The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and other organizations ...

CCMR fundraiser

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Staff photo by Fritz Busch Scott Sparlin, left, and Steve Moran, both of New Ulm, perform at the Old Time Music Jam Session at the Coalition for a Clean Minnesota River (CCMR) fundraiser at the Grand Kabaret Saturday.

SE City Council wants to study gas station property

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council decided at a special meeting Thursday to ask Brown County for six months to study property at the corner of Third Avenue East and Main Street that formerly housed a service station. City Manager Mark Kober said the City of Sleepy Eye has the legal ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Open Broomball runs Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Civic Center. Admission is $4.75 per person or punch cards are available for $42.75 for a 12-punch card. This is a non-checking league, open to men and women, ages 18 or older. Players may divide into teams for a fun, competitive workout ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Arrested a 26-year-old Lafayette man on a probation violation at 7:58 p.m. Friday and transported him to the Brown County Jail. • Received a drunk/intoxicated person call behind the New Ulm Public Library at 10:05 p.m. Friday. A 60-year-old man was interviewed but not ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Kevin V. Lindberg, 26, 100 Cedar St., Mankato was charged with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, misdemeanor disorderly conduct, reckless driving, careless driving and petty misdemeanor failure to stop at stop signs or stop signs at entrance ...

Veterans honored at program

Local News

NEW ULM — Cathedral High School hosted this year’s Veteran’s Day Program. Veterans from each branch of the arms services attended the event. Third grade students from St. Anthony’s Elementary stood out front in the cold to greet veterans as they arrived for the program. This year, ...

Flags line Sleepy Eye downtown

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SLEEPY EYE — It was a cold and windy Veterans Day Friday afternoon but that didn’t prevent 115 large American flags from showing their colors, lining downtown Sleepy Eye. Flanked by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard in Veterans Park on Main Street, First American Bank President and retired Army ...

Turners get scolding from Carry Nation

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NEW ULM — Turner Hall members were severely admonished for their alcohol consumption Friday night during the Turnverein’s annual Stiftungsfest (Founders’ Day). The infamous Temperance extremist Carry Nation, played by reenactor Ellie Carlson, led a rally against the evils of ...

Christensen Farms givees $10,000 to Veterans in the Midwest S

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LEEPY EYE – In honor of Veteran’s Day, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, donated a total of $10,000 to Veteran’s support organizations across the Midwest. The organization collaborated with local groups in 13 communities in which it ...

Historical Society annual meeting Tuesday

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NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society will hold its 88th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Turner Hall, 102 State Street, New Ulm. Daniel Groebner will present “History of Brown County Ballrooms,” lecturing on the ballrooms, dance halls, and bands of Brown County’s ...

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