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Summit Avenue Music Season finale features “Artymiw-Smith”

Local News

NEW ULM — The season finale of the Summit Avenue Music Series is Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m. in Martin Luther College’s Chapel of the Christ and features pianist Lydia Artymiw and cellist Wilhelmina Smith. Artymiw and Smith will perform the Beethoven Sonata No. 4 in C Major, Op. 102 No. 1, ...

Veteran receives car donation

Local News

Submitted photo Allan Christle Sr. of rural Hanska (right) receives the keys to a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix that was donated on March 26th by a US Navy Veteran from Courtland. Brown County Veterans Service Officer Greg Peterson (left) arranged the donation for Christle whose Jeep was destroyed ...

Scoutmaster of the Year

Local News

Submitted photo Dan Kotten (right), Scoutmaster of Troop 25 New Ulm, sponsored by the Optimist Club ,was recently selected Scoutmaster of the Year from Twin Valley Council. Troop 25 is the largest Troop in southern Minnesota with 53 boys. Pictured with Dan is Ray Brauer, Twin Valley Council ...

Highway 14/15 detour to start April 19

Local News

NEW ULM — Highway 14/15 motorists in the New Ulm area need to plan for a new detour beginning as early as Friday, April 19 as New Ulm Gateway project construction crews tackle the completion of the new Highway 14/15 interchange and Minnesota River bridge. The new detour will consist of ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received an animal complaint at 2324 Hoffman Road at 12:26 p.m. Thursday. A dog was found at the residence. The dog’s owner called a short time later and the dog was returned to the owner. • Received a scam/fraud report at the New Ulm Post Office, 27 S. German at 1:18 ...

Public Notices, April 13, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (April 6, 13, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-208 Estate of George A. Hahn, Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • John R. Gould, 49, 410 N. Van Buren Ave., Springfield, was charged with gross misdemeanor domestic assault-subsequent violation and misdemeanor 3rd-degree tampering with witness-prevent information to police by intimidation Friday. According to court ...

GFW board meets Monday in Fairfax

Local News

FAIRFAX — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop Board of Education will meet in the middle school gym at 6 p.m., Monday, April 15 to consider a number of items including a budget reduction proposal and a resolution to adopt Post-Issuance Debt Compliance Policy and Procedures. Information items ...

A whale of a storm — but some like it

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm was hit by an ice storm Thursday morning. A mixture of snow and hail pelted the community around 7 a.m. and encased the city in a layer of ice and snow. The worst of the storm was before noon, but a light drizzle continued throughout the day, creating slushy road ...

MVL Black wins Class A K-Bowl title

Local News

Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School Team Black won the Class A (small schools) State Knowledge Bowl tournament at Cragun's Resort in Brainerd April 10-11. Twenty-four small-school teams, including two from MVL, competed in the Class A tournament. Marshall Mohror was recognized for a record ...

New Ulm Purple wins state’s Heritage Award

Local News

New Ulm Team Purple won the Heritage Award at the State Knowledge Bowl tournament at Cragun's Resort in Brainerd April 10-11. The team was seventh in Class AA (large schools). Twenty-four large-school teams competed in the Class AA tournament. Peter Spengler was honored for his record setting ...

Mankato man pleads guilty to felony drug sale

Local News

BROWN COUNTY — A 21-year-old Mankato man, formerly of Sleepy Eye, facing a dozen felony charges pled guilty to 1st-degree delivering 10 grams or more of methamphetamine while possessing a firearm and firearm possession by a person convicted of a crime of violence in Brown County District ...

Dairy safety net program expected in June

Agribusiness

By LISA RATHKE Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An insurance program to help hard-pressed dairy farmers is expected to be ready for enrollment in June, the U.S. Farm Service Agency says, but farmers say it won't tackle the underlying challenges they face. Dairy farmers are in ...

Some Minnesota farmers brace for Red River flooding

Agribusiness

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers and rural residents in the Red River Valley are preparing for floodwaters that could cover roads and leave them isolated for days. Noreen Thomas is constantly monitoring the Buffalo River's flow from her farm near Moorhead. Thomas told Minnesota ...

Agriculture report shows fewer but larger farms in US

Agribusiness

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The latest Census of Agriculture shows the number of farms and ranches in the U.S. has fallen but the remaining operations are larger and are responsible for a higher percentage of agricultural sales. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2017 Census of ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Walking Tacos, Corn, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Tuesday: Grilled Chicken Sandiwch, Winter Blend Vegetables, Fruit, Vegetable Sticks Wednesday: Meatloaf, Bread, Potatoes, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: No School Friday: No ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

State Patrol • Received a report of a one-vehicle crash on snow and ice at 9:18 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 4, near 150th Street, Albin Township, Brown County. A 2007 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Erin T. Sellner, 33, Hanska, was southbound on Highway 4, when it left the road and rolled. ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 2019) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that cer- tain Mortgage dated March 9, 2018, execut- ed by David Schumacher aka David D. ...

Spring storm hammers area

Local News

NEW ULM — The predicted blizzard arrived on schedule Wednesday morning with the snow and sleet expected to continue through Thursday. The snow began early Wednesday morning and continued through the afternoon. Approximately three to four inches fell. Visibility was limited during the ...