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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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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 ...

United Prairie Bank in New Ulm gains mortgage banker

Monday Business

NEW ULM — United Prairie Bank in New Ulm is pleased to announce Amanda Jensen has joined their lending team as a mortgage banker. Jensen has prior experience as a mortgage loan officer and a real estate agent. Jensen is active with Network New Ulm and Junior Achievement. She lives in New ...

Mathiowetz Construction Company welcomes two new team members

Monday Business

SLEEPY EYE — Mathiowetz Construction Company welcomes two new team members to its office staff. Nichole Schroepfer accepted a position as a human resource generalist. Kristin Blume is the new accounts payable/ receptionist. They started in January and bring their energy and enthusiasm to ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • A vehicle was stopped Sunday at 12:35 a.m. near the intersection of Center St. and Minnesota St. S. for driving the wrong way down a one-way street. The driver was in possession of drug paraphanelia. The report was sent to the county attorney to consider charges. • A ...

New Ulm sends three to be part of Crew 52

Local News

NEW ULM —Three New Ulm residents are volunteering their time to help Twin Cities community with the influx of tourists visiting the metro area for Super Bowl LII. Les Schultz, James Heil and Steve Turvold were among the 7,000 accepted to be ambassadors to Minnesota. Collectively this group ...

St. James assistant chief fired on assailant in shooting

Local News

ST. PAUL — St. James’ Assistant Police Chief Rochelle Hanson has been identified as the St. James officer who shot and killed Gilberto Salas, 20, during a confrontation in St. James on Wednesday. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) identified ...

New Ulm teams sweep top spots in Mankato Knowledge Bowl meet

Local News

MANKATO — The New Ulm High School Knowledge Bowl teams competed in a 30-team meet held in Mankato on Friday. New Ulm teams swept the first three places. New Ulm Purple placed 1st, NU Ivory 2nd, NU Eagle Gray 3rd and Mankato West 4th. The NU Crimson team placed 8th and was recognized for ...

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