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Autofest Care and Motorcycle Show

Local News

Sunday morning’s thunderstorms put a bit of a damper on the New Ulm Autofest Care and Motorcycle Show at the Brown County Fairgrounds, but after a while the rain stopped and the sun came out to dry the vehicles on display. At right, a Corvette searches for an open spot in the line up of ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Police received a vandalism report Sunday morning from New Ulm Chiropractic on 117 S. Broadway. During the previous evening an individual kicked in the front door. The damage and replacement cost for the door is estimated at $300.

Drive In

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Saturday night movie goers were able to travel to the past for a drive-in film at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The film was shown on the eve of New Ulm’s Autofest, which takes place today at the fairgrounds. This is the fifth year the Autofest has celebrated with drive-in movie. Each year ...

Marktplatz Mall ready for final closeout

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NEW ULM — Saturday was the last day of the Marktplatz Mall Store closeout and was the last chance for customers to find discounted items from leftover mall inventory. Herberger’s will remain open for the time being until the inventory has been sold off, but the rest of the mall is ...

Take a turn on the butter churn

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NEW ULM — Through the rest of June, the Kiesling House is offering visitors a turn at churning butter. Last week on June 16 the Kiesling House started its summer historical programing with an old-fashion butter making lesson and continue the program this weekend. Historic reenactor ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Monday Night Concert in German Park on June 25 will have entertainment by The Original German Band starting at 7 p.m. Bring the family early to enjoy the Puppet Wagon at 6:15 p.m. Look for our new FREE Rec On the Go program traveling to a location near you this summer to play games, ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Police responded to a two-vehicle accident at 8:38 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Franklin and Center. A 2013 Chevy Cruze driven by Salde Arden Smith, 33, of New Ulm was southbound on Franklin attempting to cross Center Street. A 2011 Chevy Cruze driven By Macy Thea ...

Autofest kicks off with ‘Duel’ drive-in movie

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NEW ULM — Considered by some vehicle enthusiasts as one of the best shows in southern Minnesota that gets better every year, the 18th Annual New Ulm Autofest 2018 Cycle and Car Show begins with a free drive-in movie at about 9:30 p.m. today (June 23). “Duel,” a 1971 road thriller film, ...

NU man faces felony burglary, assault charges

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NICOLLET COUNTY — A 26-year-old New Ulm man faces eight charges in Nicollet County District Court including three counts of felony burglary. Stephen J. Laway, 100 S. Front St., New Ulm, faces three counts of felony 1st-degree burglary, two counts of misdemeanor domestic assault, two counts ...

Cottonwood River forecast to reach 15.5 feet

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NEW ULM — The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flood warning for the Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County at 9:43 a.m. Friday. The river was measured at 12.6 feet at 9 a.m. Friday. Flood stage is 11.0 feet. The river will continue to rise to near 15.5 feet by Saturday ...

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, June 23, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (June 23, 2018) Advertisement for Request For Proposal (RFP) The City of New Ulm Finance Department will accept proposals from insurance institutions to provide insurance agent services for an initial five-year period until 10:00 A.M., Monday, August 20, 2018. Submit proposals by ...

Two arrested in middle of burglary

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SLEEPY EYE — Brown County deputies arrested two men Friday afternoon after receiving a report of a burglary in progress in Eden Township. After getting a call about an apparent burglary in progress from the property owner at 32440 295th St., Eden Township at 12:41 p.m., sheriff’s deputies ...

Three from MVL attend Girls State

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NEW ULM — For the first time, Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School has been able to have their Senior girls eligible to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State leadership seminar held at Bethel University in St. Paul. MVL officials moved their 10-day History Tour to a week later ...

Find your farm-fresh fix

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NEW ULM — If you need rhubarb, cucumbers, radishes, jams, salsa, herbs or even smear kuchen, someone is likely selling it at the KNUJ-sponsored Farmers’ Market. This year the summer Farmers’ Market is located in the Cash Wise parking lot. The market is open 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ...

Road flooded

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Nicollet County commissioners hear flood concerns, OK County Highway 12 proposals, contracts ST. PETER — Nicollet County commissioners heard a number of people voice safety concerns due to the flooding of County State Aid Highway 12 June 12. Courtland Rural Fire Association member ...

Family Fun Night

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NEW ULM — Thrivent Financial and New Ulm Park and Rec joined forces to sponsor a Family Fun Night June 21. The Family Fun Nigh was to be held in German Park but weather concerns forced it indoors at the Civic Center. Despite the relocation several families attended the event. Kids tried ...

Spinning Spools Quilt Shop marks 10 years

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NEW ULM — In 2008, Val Besser had the notion to start a sewing and quilting shop on downtown Minnesota Street. This notion spun into the Spinning Spools Quilt Shop which is celebrating 10 years in business this weekend. The celebration started Thursday and will run through Saturday. ...

Ruckus into rhythm

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NEW ULM — The library was raucous Thursday during an event that took the saying about trash and treasure seriously. Junk Funk used old buckets as drums to teach children about keeping rhythm and show how accessible music can be. “Group music-making is a mindful activity, it’s a ...