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‘Lonesome’ Ron croons at the Harkin Store

Local News

NICOLLET COUNTY — ’Lonesome’ Ron Affolter belted out cowboy tunes as Harkin Store visitors climbed the stairs from County Road 21 to the old-time general store Sunday. Also known as king of the valley yodelers, Affolter strummed an acoustic guitar to tunes including “Don’t Fence Me ...

Board considers 10-year road, bridge plan

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will review and consider a 10-year road and bridge construction program Tuesday, Sept. 4. In addition, they will consider continuing the Local Option Sales Tax for Transportation (LOST). Changes have been made based on current construction costs, bond ...

Searles Bar & Grill has new addition

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at Searles Bar & Grill to check out their new addition. This is the latest in updates and construction projects that Shirley Farasyn, who has owned the bar since 2002, has undertaken. They remodeled the ...

New director of Bridging Brown County

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ashley Aukes as the new director for Bridging Brown County. Bridging Brown County is a non-profit organization focused on strengthening Brown County by bridging relationships of understanding and communication ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a theft report at 1327 Jefferson St. N. at 9 a.m. Sunday. A resident reported $4,000 in $100s, $50s and $20 bills was stolen from an unsecured residence sometime between Thursday and Friday. Police have no suspects at this time. Minnesota State Patrol, ...

Arson suspect arrested for B & J Laundromat fire

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm Police arrested a 30-year-old New Ulm man Friday as a suspect involved in the Aug. 30 fire at the B & J Laundromat, 506 Center St. A search warrant was conducted at an apartment in New Ulm in connection with an arson investigation surrounding the case. The suspect has ...

NU Toy Show features variety of items

Local News

NEW ULM — Enthusiasts of miniature farm implements, trucks, buildings and related equipment plus other collectible items can get their fill this weekend at the 33rd annual New Ulm Toy Show at the New Ulm Civic Center, 1212 N. Franklin St. Besides farm items, collectible items at the show ...

Godahl Day features new entertainment

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GODAHL — The 63rd Annual Godahl Day Labor Day Celebration will feature traditional and new entertainment this year. Music starts at 9:30 a.m. with old time music by Harry Wojahn of Fairfax. The Armstrong Boulevard Brass Quintet of St. James will feature two trumpets, a French horn, trombone ...

4-H and open class results from the 2018 Brown County Fair

Local News

Beef Achievement Interviews Champion Junior, Aubree Schmidt, Milford, Reserve Champion Junior, Kate Schmidt, Milford Honorable Mention Junior, Emma Hauger, Burnstown Brookville Champion Intermediate, Haily Green, Comfrey Comets, Reserve Champion Intermediate, Paige Green, Comfrey ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Indoor Pool closed for annual maintenance through Monday, Sept. 3. Vogel Fieldhouse, racquetball courts and fitness facilities will be open as usual or posted hours during this time. Fit and Strong! Arthritis Management and Prevention Program for older adults or persons with lower extremity ...

Brown County Area Girl Scouts Hold Day Camp

Communities

Submitted Photo New Ulm Area Girl Scouts, kindergarten through 5th grade, went “Around the World in 3 Days,” at the Brown County Area Girl Scout Day Camp. Scouts learned about Guatemala, Ireland, and France by learning new things about the countries and trying some foods, games, and ...

Wanna dance?

Communities

NEW ULM — This fall, State Street Theater Company (SSTC), in collaboration with New Ulm Park & Recreation, will offer Ballroom Dance classes on Saturdays in September from 9-11 a.m. The Ballroom classes are for beginners, those who want some basics before their wedding dance, those who ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries at 12:06 p.m. Aug. 31 at Center and State Streets. A 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Laurie L. Vanwinkle, 46, Farmington, was westbound on Center when it collided with a 2018 Buick Encore driven by Margaret M. Steffl, 58, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

German speakers meeting Sept. 16 NEW ULM — The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub will meet on Sept 16, at Oak Hills Living Center, 1314 8th St. North from 1 to 3 p.m. All are welcome to join in and try your luck or just to listen and have a good time. There is no fee. The main goal is to have ...

Church seeks permit to locate in former Dollar General store

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Planning Commission recommended approval Thursday of a permit to locate a church in the former Dollar General store at 320 20th South St. The permit request came from Pastor Lonny Carpenter with New Beginnings Church. During the public hearing Carpenter spoke with the ...

Jury acquits man of felony prostitution charge

Local News

NEW ULM — After nearly four hours of deliberation Friday, a jury of nine men and three women acquitted a 39-year-old Willmar man of felony prostitution but found him guilty of misdemeanor prostitution in Brown County District Court. Joshua T. Lippert was accused of intentionally hiring, ...

New staff at NUACS

Local News

Submitted photo New Ulm Area Catholic Schools welcomes new faculty and staff to St. Anthony Elementary and Cathedral High School for the 2018-2019 school year. Pictured, from left to right, are: Angela Novotny (CHS Media Specialist), Gabby Budenski (CHS English), Amber Bentler (SAE ...

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 ...

Public Notices, Sept. 1, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1, 2018) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Bloodmobile collects 78 units of blood NEW ULM — The Red Cross Bloodmobile took in 78 units of blood on Friday, the third day of the blood drive in New Ulm. The total was four short of the daily goal of 82. An eight-gallon pin was presented to Ellen Preisinger, and 17 gallon pins were ...

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