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City Council to enter into new lease talks with NU Steel

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NEW ULM — The City of New Ulm will soon enter into a new lease negotiation with the New Ulm Steel hockey team for use of the Civic Center. The current lease was set to conclude in March 2019, but a section of the lease allowed for early termination if the average attendance of the games ...

Sleepy Eye caucuses highlight wide range of issues

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SLEEPY EYE — Nearly two dozen people attended Sleepy Eye Republican and Democratic Party Precinct Caucuses at Sleepy Eye Public School Feb. 6. Two DFL attendees, Jan Zilka and David Mack, voiced support for First District Congressman Tim Walz in his bid to become Minnesota governor. "He ...

Brown County Commissioners OK bridge replacement

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NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved resolutions to partially repair and seek federal funds to replace bridge 2110, aka the Petersen or Hale Bridge, on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 8 over the Minnesota River. The century old, historic bridge is the last ...

K-Bowl teams sweep St. Clair meet

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MANKATO — New Ulm area teams swept the St. Clair Invitational Knowledge Bowl meet Tuesday in Mankato. New Ulm Ivory took first with 109 points; New Ulm Purple second with 108.5 points; and Minnesota Valley Lutheran (MVL) Titanium third with 97 points. The meet included 23 teams from seven ...

Brown County DFL convention Saturday

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NEW ULM — Democrats from around Brown County will gather on Saturday, Feb. 10, for the local DFL Party’s biennial county convention. The convention will convene in the meeting room at the New Ulm Library at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. At the convention, DFLers will ...

Off the Shelf: I Heart Library

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The people who write Valentine heart sayings must hang out at the library! The sayings seem to fit right in with the variety of books you can check out! Here are some Valentine sayings with notes about the library, followed by an actual title from our children’s and young adult ...

Public notices

Public Records

PUBLISH (February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 2018) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VE- RIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AF- FECTED BY THIS AC- TION. NOTICE IS HEREBY ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a three-vehicle crash report at 6th North and German Streets at 10:31 a.m. Jan. 6. A 2000 Olds Bravada driven by Joel M. Johnson, 63, New Ulm, was eastbound on 6th North Street and a 2003 Mazda MPV driven by Melanie S. Luepke, 47, New Ulm, was southbound on German ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

First Choice Pregnancy Services Fundraiser NEW ULM — First Choice Pregnancy Services is holding a Fundraiser at McDonald’s in New Ulm on Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. During that time McDonald’s will donate a portion of the food sales to First Choice Pregnancy Services. First ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • James D. Spence, 18, 303 N. Broadway, was charged with felony fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount of marijuana, misdemeanor drug possession over 1.4 grams marijuana in a motor vehicle and required to deliver title, and petty misdemeanor drug ...

Commissioners to act on closed, century-old bridge

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners have been asked whether to replace or rehabilitate bridge 2110 on County State Aid Highway 8 over the Minnesota River Jan. 6. The century old, historic bridge, sometimes referred to as the Franklin, Petersen or Hale bridge, is the last truss bridge in ...

City Council faces request for lease cuts from New Ulm Steel

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NEW ULM — The City of New Ulm is facing requests from the New Ulm Steel hockey team. On Tuesday, a request from the team will come before the council for an office expansion to the Civic Center, estimated to cost $10,000. This request is the first issue to come before the city related ...

St. Paul’s Lutheran Elementary’s mathletes advance to state

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St. Paul’s Lutheran Elementary School’s MathCounts team (left to right, Joshua Giefer, Mark Spengler, Isaiah Carlovsky and Isaiah Rogotzke) qualified for the state competition March 10 in Minneapolis, by winning first place at the Traverse Des Sioux Regional Chapter Meet at Minnesota State ...

GOP, DFL caucuses tonight

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NEW ULM — Tuesday night is caucus night in Minnesota, and precincts across the state will be open for both the Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) caucuses. Those attending the caucuses help choose the candidates parties will endorse. This year in Minnesota, the top election is the ...

Criminal sex charges filed against 31-year-old man

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NEW ULM — A 31-year-old man who formerly lived in New Ulm faces felony first and second-degree criminal sexual conduct charges for allegedly having sex with an eight-year-old, according to charges filed in Brown County District Court Jan. 5. A nationwide arrest warrant is sought for Kyle R. ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Peter W. Zambino, 1000 N. Minnesota St., New Ulm, 41/30, $135; Jayson D. Tuman, Grand Forks AFB, N.D., 49/30, $145; Nancy A. Matter, 16604 U.S. Highway 71, Sanborn, 65/55, $125; Scott J. Schneider, 708 S. Franklin St., ...

Derby draws ice fishing fans

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NEW ULM — Hundreds of competitors braved the below-zero windchill Sunday to participate in the Ice Fishing Derby on Sleepy Eye Lake. The competition hosted by the Sleepy Eye Sportsmen’s Club counted 832 registered ice fishers, not including any unregistered family they brought ...

Opioid crisis: What can be done to alleviate problem

Local News

Note: This is the third in a series of articles outlining the problem of opioid use in the region, a personal perspective and potential solutions. The first story ran Jan. 25 and the second on Feb.1. NEW ULM — Much of what opioid addiction has wrought in Brown County is under the radar, so ...

NUACS robotics teams success at state

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ST. CLOUD — The New Ulm Area Catholic Schools (NUACS) middle-school robotics team received a bid to compete in the VEX world tournament in April. NUACS brought a high school and a middle school team to the competition in St. Cloud. Both teams made it into quarter finals. The high school ...

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