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Cargill squeaks through winter with slight gain

Agribusiness

But new tax law erodes bottom line By Kristen Leigh Painter Star Tribune Cargill Inc.s operating results improved over the winter even while commodity price pressure grew, but its bottom line was stung by the impact of the new federal tax law. The Minnetonka-based agribusiness on Thursday ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Corn Dog on a Stick, Peas, Lettuce, Fruit Tuesday: Hamburger Sandwich, Cheese Option, Tator Tots/Lettuce, Peaches Wednesday: Peperoni Pizza, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce/Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Hot Turkey & Cheese, Corn, Lettuce, Pears Friday: ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a four-vehicle crash report at 2nd North and Broadway at 4:26 p.m. April 4. A 2015 Chevrolet driven by Patricia Donahue, 66, New Ulm was stopped at 2nd North, attempting to turn right onto Broadway. It stopped in traffic and was rear-ended by a 2014 Dodge driven by ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (April 6, 2018) School Board Proceedings Independent School District No. 88 New Ulm, Minnesota The school board of In- dependent School Dis- trict 88 met in regular session on February 22, 2018 in the District Boardroom. Members present: Waloch, Dewanz, ...

Earth and Family Fair Set for April 21 in NU

Local News

NEW ULM — A free Earth and Family Fair with activities for the entire family will be held on Saturday, April 21, at the New Ulm Civic Center, with indoor activities from 10 a.m. to noon and outdoor bicycling activities and educational nature talks starting at 11:30 a.m. This year’s fair ...

Career EXPO

Local News

Students at the Career Expo at the New Ulm Civic Center were given the opportunity to act as “roving reporters” (above) and take photos for use in The Journal. Here are some examples of their work.

Newbery author explains life, work

Local News

NEW ULM — Newbery Medal winning author Edward Wortis spoke Wednesday at Martin Luther College about his life. Wortis, better known by his pen name Avi, stood before students with a mop of wild gray hair and a light gray turtleneck while explaining his life and work as a writer. “What I ...

New Ulmer dies in crash

Local News

NEW ULM — Michael John Reinarts, 41, of New Ulm, died as a result of a car accident outside Courtland at 8 a.m. Wednesday, said the State Patrol. Reinarts was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Express van. The other vehicle involved was a 2009 Ford pickup, driven by Charles Henry Elder, 68, of ...

Area students introduced to local career paths at 2018 Career Expo

Local News

NEW ULM — Over 500 area students embarked to the New Ulm Civic Center for the 2018 Career Expo. The Expo gives students the opportunity to explore local careers at displays set up by over 50 area businesses and employers. The business’ employees were on hand to answer questions and ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report at 7th North and German Streets at 2:40 p.m. April 2. A 1999 Ford pickup driven by Joseph K. Forst, 83, New Ulm, and a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country driven by Abby L. Dubois, 26, New Ulm, were both eastbound on 7th North, the Chrysler ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (April 5, 12, 2018) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN IN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-18-335 In Re: Estate of Patrick Jerome Dietz, De- ceased. NOTICE OF INFOR- MAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL ...

City conducts first reading of leash ordinance

Local News

NEW ULM — The City Council conducted the first reading of the new pet leash ordinance. The ordinance change requires all animals be on a leash while in a public space, with the exception of designated parks. Since 2004, the ordinance required pets be under the direct control of the owner ...

Hagedorn urges border security

Local News

NEW ULM — Jim Hagedorn came close to pulling off an upset in the 2016 District 1 congressional election. He lost to DFL incumbent Tim Walz by the narrowest of margins — .76 percent. This year, with Walz seeking the nomination for governor, District 1 is considered by Republicans one of ...

Springfield Wellness Committee gets county Partnership Award

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners presented the 2018 Brown County Public Health Partnership Award to the Springfield Community Wellness Committee April 3. The annual award recognizes and honors the contributions of citizens or organizations in Brown County who devote their time, energy ...

New Ulmer dies in crash

Local News

NEW ULM — Michael John Reinharts, 41, of New Ulm, died as a result of a car accident outside Courtland at 8 a.m. Wednesday, said the State Patrol. Reinharts was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Express van. The other vehicle involved was a 2009 Ford pickup, driven by Charles Henry Elder, 68, of ...

Off the Shelf: Here’s a reading list for Women’s History Month

Communities

How did you celebrate Women’s History Month this March? I discovered several great books written by women authors who are celebrating and illuminating the experiences of women through their writing. Kayleen Schaefer, author of “Text Me When You Get Home,” explores the nature of female ...

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

Deutcher Sprachklub to meet April 15 NEW ULM — The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub will meet April 15 , 2018 at Orchard Hill, 1223 Karl Drive, New Ulm, from 1 to 3 p.m. All are welcome to join in and try their luck at speaking or listening to New Ulm German. There is no fee. The goal is to ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Bob A. Runck, 44360 U.S. Highway 14, Springfield, 65/55, $125; Andrew J. Scharf, Covington, Ga. 44/30, $135; Jenna M. Hinton, 35 Deerwood Court, N. Mankato, 65/55, $125; Susan R. Sik, 348 Center St., Tracy, 76/55, ...

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