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Legals

PUBLISH (December 19, 26, 2018, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that cer- tain Mortgage dated October 21, 2013, ex- ecuted by Nancy Lar- sen and Ronald ...

Goodbye 2018, hello 2019

Local News

NEW ULM — Tonight the world will say goodbye to 2018 and welcome in 2019. New Year’s Eve has traditionally been a time associated with heavy celebration that involves alcohol consumption. Many of the local taverns and liquor stores are stocking up to prepare for the rush. Jeff Hogue at ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Police received a call 3:15 p.m. Saturday regarding suspicious activity at the Community Center. Police found two juveniles in a vehicle smoking marijuna. Officers administered citations. • A property damage report was received 6:34 p.m. Saturday at Minnesota St. and ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (December 17, 24, 31, 2018 & January 7, 14, 21, 2019) 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: April 30, 2013 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL ...

Minnesota Street closings top local story list

Local News

NEW ULM — The loss of two long-time mainstays hit the New Ulm retail community hard in 2018. The closing of Herberger’s and the closing of Retzlaff’s Hardware store affected people all through the city and the area. It was judged the top local news story of the year by Journal ...

Downhill fun

Local News

NEW ULM — A few courageous sledders braved the cold Saturday to take full advantage of their Christmas vacation. Tim Nass and his four sons, Andrew, Joel, Jacob and Noah made their regular trip to sledding hill between Hermann Heights and Harman Park. Tim and his boys live in Lake Mills, ...

Journal won’t publish on Jan. 1

Local News

The Journal will not publish a paper on Tuesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday. The Journal offices will close at noon on Monday, New Year’s Eve, and will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2. The Journal’s newsroom will be staffed after 3 p.m. on Tuesday to prepare Wednesday’s ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Winter/Spring Activities Guide is distributed in TODAY’S Journal Sunday, Dec. 30. Registration begins Monday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. Be sure to check out our offerings. Nu-You Lose 2 Win 60-day Weight Loss Challenge- New Ulm’s second WLC providing the Community with resources needed to meet ...

Lost Dog & Fox Hunter donation

Communities

Submitted photo The Lost Dog and Fox Hunter Club donated $1,000 to the City of New Ulm Park and Recreation Department completing the local match to the MNDNR grant of $22,362. The trap and skeet clay target shooting facility will see improvements totaling $44,724 with the addition of a ...

Flandrau offers fun, if frigid, hiking options

Local News

NEW ULM — Even on the coldest days of the year, Flandrau State Park is still offers recreations opportunities for the public. The park offers scenic views of the Cottonwood River Valley and eight miles of hiking trails. Friday afternoon the Illikman family, including John, Ruth Ann and ...

Climatology with DNR’s Kenneth Blumenfeld Jan. 10

Local News

NEW ULM — CASTLE Lifelong Learning will host a climate discussion at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the DNR Headquarters, 21371 Highway 15 South, New Ulm. Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld, a Minnesota DNR climatologist, will lead a discussion on what is happening to Minnesota’s weather and climate — in ...

Free radon testing kits available in Brown County

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Public Health is once again offering short term radon test kits at no charge on a first-come, first- serve basis to homeowners in the Brown County area beginning Wednesday, Jan. 2, during “Radon Action Month.” Kits can be picked up at: Brown County Public ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at New Ulm Event Center, 301 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 ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Redwood County Sheriff •A 2013 Ford Explorer driven by Jason Rothmeier, 42, slid off CSAH 13 at 6:36 a.m. Thursday. The accident occurred south of 180th Street, 5 miles North of Springfield. Rothmeier was headed south on CSAH 13 when he lost control of the vehicle on the slushy roadway and ...

Public Notices, Dec. 29, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (December 29, 2018) School Board Proceedings Independent School District No. 88 New Ulm, Minnesota The school board of Independent School District 88 met in regular session on November 29, 2018 in the District Boardroom. Members present: Waloch, Winter, Dewanz, Gag, Ringhofer, ...

Rain on the River

Local News

NEW ULM—It was a damp drizzly December day. Wednesday’s snow turned to rain and fell on New Ulm all Thursday. The rain caused the Minnesota River to speed up and cut into the ice along the shore. Throughout the town rain created a slushy mess that proved a challenge to the strongest ...

County OKs contracts for people in need

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners approved the 2019 guardianship/conservatorship contract with Lutheran Social Services (LSS), Prairie Support Services and Wings Guardianship Services. Guardians are persons appointed by courts to make health care and non-monetary decisions for a person ...

New Ulm to be recognized at MSBA conference

Local News

MINNEAPOLIS — New Ulm School District school board members will be recognized at the Minnesota School Boards Association Leadership Conference Jan. 17 for earning the District Award of Distinction. Only five districts in the state — Sueur-Henderson, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial, Sebeka ...

Sewing for Sight event planned

Local News

NEW ULM — You are invited to attend the 8th Annual Sewing for Sight Quilt Show to be held Saturday, January 12, 1-5 p.m. The show will be held at the St. George Parish Center, featuring quilts by Mike Ellingsen of Blue Earth as well as retreat participants. More than 200 quilts will be on ...

Hemp gets green light from farm bill; offers value

Agribusiness

Decades of hemp prohibition came to an end Thursday as President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill. Under the legislation, hemp will no longer be under the jurisdiction of the Department of Justice but will fall under the oversight of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 2014, President ...

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