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A poster for the 1930 classic film “All Quiet on the Western Front.”

Film Society to show ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

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NEW ULM — “All Quiet on the Western Front,” one of the most important war films ever made, will be screened Thursday, Aug. 10, by the New Ulm Film Society. “All Quiet,” first released in 1930, is a WWI story based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque. Remarque was a German veteran ...

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Classic Cars cruised the midway at the Brown County Fair last year as part of the Car Hop & Shop Cruise-In.

New Ulm to host Classic Car Cruise-In Thursday

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NEW ULM — A Classic Car Cruise-In will be held Thursday, Aug. 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown New Ulm followed by a cruise through the Midway at the Brown County Free Fair. All car enthusiasts are invited to participate, and any make or model is welcome. No pre-registration required. Check ...

The 23rd year of KFAN show Fantasy Football Weekly kicked off Saturday in the Schell’s Brewery Biergarten. Schell’s sponsors The Crush Charch Challenge where each week fantasy football players have a chance to defeat Charchian’s football team. Pictured left to right: Paul Charchian, Brian Johnson and Mat Harrison.

Kicking off the Charch Challenge

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The 23rd year of KFAN show Fantasy Football Weekly kicked off Saturday in the Schell’s Brewery Biergarten. Schell’s sponsors The Crush Charch Challenge where each week fantasy football players have a chance to defeat Charchian’s football team. Pictured left to right: Paul Charchian, Brian ...

Park & Rec Report

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Concert in German Park Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, Entertainment by the Larry Mages and the Mages Family Band. The show officially starts at 7 p.m. however get there early and enjoy some extra music. Hermann Swim Club for ages 8-17 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 8-24. This is a ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • A disturbance was reported on the 300 block of Minnesota St. N. Saturday at 12:42 a.m. A mother and daughter were arguing, the daughter had been drinking while on probation and was brought to detox. • An assault was reported Saturday at 9:09 a.m. on the 1100 block of ...

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Brown County Fair plans special celebration for 150th fair

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BROWN COUNTY — The Brown County Fair is less than a week away opening Wednesday in New Ulm. The fair is always a special event, but this year the fair has reached a major milestone:150 consecutive years. The Brown County Fair Board will be honoring the fair’s sesquicentennial with several ...

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Twenty-five scouts and 15 adults attended Camp Cuyuna near Crosslake in mid July. Great weather and a low bug count enhanced the week. Scouts won many awards and earned merit badges including some new offerings like kayaking and geocashing. The week was topped off with a canoe trip, many new action games and some good food cooked by the scouts. Troop 25 is now sponsored by the New Ulm Optimist Club.
Row 1: Dylan Portner, Joey Kotten, Anton Hellendrung, Owen Dunkel, Keenan Davis, Ethan Richter, Brady Christiansen, Josheph Franklin
Row 2: Hayden Demarais, Ben Hubbard, Jackson Holm, Nate Dunkel, Chris Surprenant, Ethan Eckstein, Dylan Sickles, Kevin Vo,
Row 3: Patrick Leonard, Ethan Gewerh, Brian Longtin - Senior Patrol Leader, Jacob Vogel, Glenn Howell, Sam Schotzko, isaiah Rainwater, Brandon Hoffman, Bennet Carlson,
Row 4: John Schotzko, John Vogel - Camp Scoutmaster, Tom Henderson, Kara Carlson.

New Ulm Scouts attend camp

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Submitted photo Twenty-five scouts and 15 adults attended Camp Cuyuna near Crosslake in mid July. Great weather and a low bug count enhanced the week. Scouts won many awards and earned merit badges including some new offerings like kayaking and geocashing. The week was topped off with a canoe ...

City golf cart ordinance to take effect Sept. 4

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NEW ULM — On Labor Day (Sept. 4) it will be legal for citizens with a permit to operate Golf Carts, Utility Task Vehicles, Mini-Trucks and All-Terrain Vehicles within New Ulm city limits. A month ago the city council approved ordinance regulating special vehicles. The second reading of the ...

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Lafayette Area Lions Club members added a new fence to the kiddie park recently. From left, Steve Sjostrom, Dale Bjorklund, Joe Maidl (back), Mark Dick, Dwight DeBoer (hidden), Dean Koppelman of Rohlfings of Cleveland, and Mark LeGare work on the project. Others helping with the project were Arden DeBoer, Andrew Maidl and Ruth Klossner.

Lafayette Lions finish kiddie park fence

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LAFAYETTE — After removing the old park fence earlier this summer, the Lafayette Area Lions finished the installation of a new fence around the kiddie park last week. It took two days of work by the Lions and a representative from the fence company, Rohlfing’s of Cleveland, to install ...

Artists sought for regional art exhibition

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ST. PETER — The Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council announces its 25th Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Juried Art Exhibition at the Arts Center of Saint Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter. Artists may submit their original work at the Arts Center of Saint Peter (ACSP) on Monday, Sept. ...

Highway 4 project detour extended to Aug. 9

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WILLMAR — The Highway 4 resurfacing project from the intersection of highway 4 and 68 north of Sleepy Eye to Fairfax has been extended to Wednesday, Aug. 9. The $1.1 million project that includes the replacement of bridge approach panels and new guardrail over the Minnesota River, the ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Area Church Services 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. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Minnesota State Patrol • Received a two-vehicle crash report with non-life threatening injuries on Brown County Road 13 and CR 24 in Sigel Township, at 7:50 a.m. Friday. A 2017 Chevrolet Impala driven by Emily A. Gulden, 29, New Ulm, was eastbound on CR 24, turning left onto CR 13 when she ...

Public Notices, August 5, 2017

Legals

PUBLISH (August 5, 2017) ORDINANCE NO. 17-014, FIFTH SERIES CITY OF NEW ULM, BROWN COUNTY, MINNESOTA AN ORDINANCE REGULATING SPECIAL VEHICLES BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW ULM: SECTION I: That Section 7 of the City Code of the City of New Ulm is hereby amended to ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Nickolas L. Cheever, 35, 205 Summit Ave., Hanska, was charged with gross misdemeanor emergency telephone call disruption and misdemeanor domestic assault Friday. According to court documents, a Brown County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to a ...

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Construction workers at the 5th North Street holding pond are regrading, repairing tile and cleaning out roughly 30 years of vegetation and sediment that has built up since the pond was built in 1989.

What’s up at the pond?

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Construction workers at the 5th North Street holding pond are regrading, repairing tile and cleaning out roughly 30 years of vegetation and sediment that has built up since the pond was built in 1989.

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Farmers such as Steve Hoffman shared opinions on farming issues Thursday at Farmfest at Gilfillan.

U.S. House Ag Committee hears from farmers

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GILFILLAN ESTATES — Dozens of farmers, ranchers and organizational leaders voiced their opinion on what should be in the next Farm Bill to U.S. House Agricultural Committee members, drawing a big crowd to the Farmfest Forum building for 2 and 1/2 hours Thursday. “We’re under a lot of ...

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Want to give? Only through unified boosters

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NEW ULM — The Eagles Unified Booster Club is now the primary way to give money to most extracurricular activities in District 88. The Board of Education approved a resolution last month during its board meeting, officially making the Unified Booster Club and the New Ulm Music Booster Club ...

Long notice noticed

Local News

NEW ULM — On Wednesday The Journal ran a legal notice from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) regarding condemnation of land for the Highway 14/15 interchange. This notice had the distinction of being the longest notice run by The Journal in recent memory. The notice runs ...

Drug Task Force bust nets 2

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NEW ULM — A Brown-Lyon-Redwood-Renville County Drug Task Force (DTF) bust on North Jefferson Street netted two felony third-degree drug possession suspects Tuesday. According to court documents, Shawn M. Wilfahrt, 31, 1306 N. Jefferson St., was observed by a DTF agent leaving the residence ...

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