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District 84 Board meets April 11

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The District 84 Board of Education will hear a Class of 2018 senior trip report and Class of 2019 senior trip information April 11. Other agenda items include a revised 2017-18 budget presentation, consideration of the Class of 2019 Senior Trip, and a memo of understanding ...

Off the Shelf: Still waiting for Spring

Communities

I want spring! I’m tired of snow, I’m tired of cold, and I am definitely tired of the brown and gray landscape. As I wait impatiently for a glimpse of green, a memory from my childhood comes to mind. My family sold vegetables from our garden every summer, which would be a version of ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report at 2:23 p.m. April 9 of a student with tobacco products at at Riverbend Area Learning Center, 1315 S. Broadway. Police did a report that was sent to the Brown County Attorney’s Office for charge consideration. • Received a report at 3:41 p.m. April 9 ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 2018) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE Dated: March 22, 2018 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 ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Better Breathers Club April 19 NEW ULM — The next Better Breathers Club of New Ulm meeting will feature Brittany Thelemann, PharmD, giving a presentation on, “Inhaled Therapy” The meeting will be held Thursday, April 19, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the New Ulm Medical Center Auditorium 2. ...

First annual Family Festival Benefit to be held June 17

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm residents looking forward to summer can now also look forward to an outdoor family music festival and enjoy the sun for a good cause. On June 17 the first annual Bliss Stock Family Festival will be hosted on the Turner Hall lawn. “Bliss Stock was created by a group of ...

100 and counting

Local News

NEW ULM — The newest centenarian at Orchard Hill Assisted Living Community hosted 50 guests Saturday for his birthday party. Mervin Ingebritson’s party was a day early. He turned 100 Sunday, April 8. He was delighted to catch up with his friends and relatives who came from across the ...

Planning panel gets RENU briefing; design phase coming up

Local News

NEW ULM — Monday, the Park and Recreation Commission received an update on the Reinvest in New Ulm (RENU) projects. Assistant Park and Recreation Director Cheryl Kormann gave the commissioners a chart outlining the schedule for the RENU projects. Kormann said nothing was set in stone. The ...

DNR hosts Nicollet deer plan input meeting

Local News

NICOLLET — Minnesota’s new deer plan sets a new statewide harvest target, increases citizen participation in deer management, and outlines ways to keep the population and habitat healthy. The Department of Natural Resources is taking online public comments on the new plan now through ...

Resident questions schools on walkouts

Local News

NEW ULM — Another student walkout is planned Wednesday to test perceived biases in the media and schools. On Wednesday, April 11, at 10 a.m., a national student walkout is planned for 17 minutes of silence and prayer to protest abortion. The walkout was brought to the attention of New ...

Where’s the bonding bill?

New Ulm

Passing a bonding bill is one of the major task in front of the Minnesota Legislature in this mid-biennium session. The state budget was passed last year and there is little need to change it, in light of the small budget surplus being projected. And yet, the Republican leadership in the ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

State Patrol • Received a two-vehicle crash report on snow and ice on northbound Highway 169 on the north end of St. Peter at 2:51 p.m. April 8. A 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Laura S. Grabau, 18, St. Peter, was southbound on 169, spun out, and crossed the median when it collided with ...

Local boy to be featured on KARE 11 News at 10

Local News

NEW ULM — A local boy will be on KARE 11 News soon in a segment about his concertina performances. Cameron Mack, 8, will be featured by the broadcaster Sunday, April 15, during the 10 p.m. news. The feature will focus on Mack learning the concertina. Mack has been playing the concertina ...

Pianist rounds out chamber music series

Local News

NEW ULM — The Summit Avenue Music Series (SAMS) finished its season on Sunday with pianist Ralph Votapek. In the Chapel of the Christ on the Martin Luther College (MLC) campus, 77 guests braved late-season snow to listen to the renowned pianist. “It has been another wonderful year,” ...

McVicker is Southwest Minnesota land specialist

Monday Business

NEW ULM — Western Nebraska native Bryce McVicker is a Minnesota-licensed land specialist agent for Southwest Minnesota. Representing Whitetail Properties, a company created to bring together buyers and sellers of hunting, ranch and farm land, McVicker said college led him to South Dakota ...

Spring fashion show carries on despite cold

Local News

NEW ULM — The weather outside was hardly spring-like, but models showcased the freshest spring fashion Saturday morning at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture. The annual Spring Fashion Show, sponsored by local boutiques, filled two floors with almost 130 guests to eat brunch, sip mimosas ...

Courtland man arrested on criminal sex, child porn charges

Local News

COURTLAND — A Courtland man was jailed in Nicollet County on Friday on 19 charges relating to criminal sexual conduct and child pornography. Phillip Mark Reinhart, 37, of Courtland is charged with one count of first degree and six second degree counts of criminal sexual conduct. He is ...

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