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Judge takes sex sting case under advisement

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County District Court Judge Paul Westphal took a three and one-half hour sex sting operation case court trial under advisement July 27. Paul R. Lund Jr., 47, of Cottonwood, was charged with a felony after being caught in a prostitution sting on Aug. 29, 2017. He was among ...

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 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

Public Notices, July 28, 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 ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Jana M. Fry, Uvalde, Tx., 85/55, $285; Nikolai P. Sampe, 107 S. 5th St., Mankato, 65/55, $125; Jane M. Arnoldt, 1420 Hauenstein Dr., New Ulm, 41/30, $135; Chelsea Rose M. Roberts, 2526 S. Bridge St., New Ulm, 40/30, $125; ...

Governor candidates face off in Mankato

Local News

MANKATO — Three of Minnesota’s gubernatorial candidates, Jeff Johnson (GOP), Erin Murphy (DFL) and Tim Walz (DFL) were at the Civic Center Plaza in MankatoThursday night for a candidate’s forum. Former governor and current GOP candidate Tim Pawlenty declined an invitation to attend the ...

Deputy Fairbairn wants to partner with county businesses

Local News

BROWN COUNTY — Brown County Sheriff candidate Jason Fairbairn says partnering with Brown County businesses in an effort to eliminate financial crimes and fraud is among his initiatives. In addition, Fairbairn said educating businesses on financial crimes and fraud is part of his community ...

School Board sets up for school year

Local News

NEW ULM — The District 88 School Board took care of business in preparation for the coming school year, approving changes in student and teacher handbooks for the various schools, approving contracts and memberships for the coming year and approving the 10 year strategic action plan for the ...

Sleepy Eye FFA attends St. Louis summer ag tour

Agribusiness

FFA members from throughout Region VI recently attended the Summer Ag Tour from July 16 through July 19. Members attended along with FFA advisor, Mary Hoffmann, summer intern, Donavan Phoenix, as well as members from the Springfield and Mountain Lake Chapters. This was an excellent opportunity ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries at 20th South Street and Broadway at 8:54 p.m. July 25. A 2014 Ford Taurus driven by Carson J. Reed, 18, Lafayette, was westbound on 20th South Street, entering the ramp to go northbound on Broadway when she collided with ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Puppet Show at Fairfax Library FAIRFAX — Fairfax Public Library invites everyone to a Schiffelly Puppets’ production of The Little Mermaid on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 1 p.m. Join Ariel, King Triton and other underwater friends as they try and teach the evil Ursula a lesson about bullying. ...

Christensen Farms thanks Sheriff’s Office

Mailbag

Submitted photo On July 3, 2018, representatives of Christensen Farms presented Officer Eric Schwarzrock of the Brown County Sheriff’s Office with a gift of $1,000. The gift was in recognition and appreciation for ALICE Trainings at held at Christensen Farms headquarters in late May and ...

NUMAS House donation

Mailbag

Submitted photo A donation of $1,000 was made to the NUMAS House by the St George Catholic Church on Monday July 23. The funds are a percent of the funds raised at the Spring Fever event, hosted each year by people from the St. George Church. The event has a matching grant from the Catholic ...

Children’s cast ready for performance

Local News

The Children’s Theater Production of “Abracadabra Aladdin” completed its final rehearsal Wednesday. The kids, ages 6-13, have been rehearsing twice a week since the first week in June. Director Jenny Spurgin said this year they had lots of new kids taking part in summer theater. Only a ...

Courtland man asks board about CR 12

Local News

NICOLLET COUNTY — A rural Courtland man voiced concerns about Nicollet County Road 12 to the Nicollet County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, July 24. Robert Hulke urged commissioners to pursue any avenues to get the road back open. Nicollet County Emergency Management Director Justin ...

Chief Deputy Seidl hopes to take boss’ place

Local News

BROWN COUNTY — After 12 years as Brown County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy under Sheriff Rich Hoffmann, Jason Seidl entered the race for Brown County Sheriff June 5, when Hoffmann withdrew his name from the primary ballot. “I have decided that it is time for a new chapter in my life. ...

Hailstorm hits corn near Comfrey

Local News

COMFREY — A brief but powerful hailstorm shredded leaves off trees in town, greatly limited visibility, knocked down and shredded cornstalks in area fields July 25. “It lasted just a few minutes, but it rained pretty hard at about 4:15 p.m.,” said Comfrey Police Officer Eric ...

Municipal Band plays its last park concert of summer

Local News

NEW ULM—The New Ulm Municipal Band concluded its Wednesday night concert series in German Park with performances dedicated to popular marches. The band opened with “Amparito Roca” by Jaime Texidor and closed with “Stars and Stripes Forever” from John Philip Sousa. This Municipal ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Minnesota State Patrol • Received a two-vehicle crash report at State Highway 68 and Blue Earth County road 42, Judson Township, Blue Earth County at 2:18 p.m. July 24. A 2008 Subaru Impreza driven by John A. Johnson, 51, Mankato, was southbound on CR 42 failed to stop and collided with a ...

Public Notices, July 26, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 2018) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: October 09, 2015 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $177,981.00 MORTGAGOR(S): ...