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Cottonwood continues to climb

Local News

The Cottonwood River races past the Cottonwood Street bridge at the south end of New Ulm Friday. The National Weather Service (NWS) continued to issue a flood warning for the Cottonwood River at New Ulm March 30. Minor flooding is occurring and expected to continue. The river level was measured ...

Dahms’ ditch mowing permit bill advances

Local News

ST. PAUL — A bill requiring a one-year moratorium on enforcement of Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) ditch mowing permits was heard by and passed by the Senate Transportation Finance and Policy Committee March 29. District 16 and Assistant Majority Leader Gary Dahms, ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at Markplatz Mall. Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

Public Notices, March 31, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (March 31, 2018) RIVER BEND EDUCATION DISTRICT New Ulm MN 56073 SYNOPSIS OF BOARD MINUTES March 18, 2018 Members present: Remus, Meyer, Roufs, Ringhofer, Reid Chairperson Remus called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m. Motion by Meyer, second by Roufs to approve the agenda as ...

Deer Hunters donation

Local News

Submitted photo The Sioux Trails Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association just donated $500.00 to the City of New Ulm Park and Recreation Department for new targets to be used with its archery instruction programs for all ages. Dean Hosna, Association President (right) presents the ...

Lost Sanity getting ready to tempt you

Local News

MADELIA — Caleb Fenske of Madelia got a beer-making kit in 2002 and began making beer at home. “I just thought it was cool to make my own beer. I tried making it in the basement, but learned it was better to do it in the garage,” said Fenske, who works as a project controller at the ...

Planning commission OKs DLC Manufacturing expansion

Local News

NEW ULM — The Planning Commission on Thursday recommended a permit approval which will allow DLC Manufacturing and Fabrication to locate a metal fabrication business in the Airport Industrial Park. During a public hearing, Brent Donner, President of DLC, spoke to the commission about his ...

School board approves 600K in projects

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Schools approved over $600,00 in capital projects for 2018 summer construction. Between projects in Washington Learning Center (WLC), Jefferson Elementary and the middle school, the district will spend $96,920.42 on construction plus $559,530 on a new roof for ...

Hanska woman faces felony meth charges

Local News

Sells to undercover agent NEW ULM — A 38-year-old Hanska woman was charged with felony 1st-degree drug sale and 1st-degree possession in Brown County District Court on Thursday, after allegedly selling an ounce of methamphetamine to an undercover agent for $800 March 27. Crystal L. ...

Semi, SUV collide

Local News

New Ulm Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at Highway 14 and 20th North Street at 12:17 p.m. Thursday. A 2013 Chevy Equinox driven by Lisa Romberg, 46, rural Sleepy Eye, was facing south on 20th North, entered the Highway 14 intersection and collided with a 2012 Freightliner driven by ...

California judge says coffee needs cancer warning labels

Agribusiness

By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has determined that coffee companies must carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Wednesday that Starbucks and other ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: NO SCHOOL Tuesday: Burger Goulash Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Mandarine Oranges Wednesday: Pigs in a Blanket, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Thursday: Chicken Fajita, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce, Pears Friday: Pita Salad/w Dipping Sauce, Winter ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 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 ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Easter Egg Hunt moving indoors NEW ULM — The New Ulm Park & Rec has decided to move its Annual Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 1-7 years old indoors to the New Ulm Civic Center (1212 N. Franklin St.). The free event is Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt in Hanska HANSKA — ...

Standing tall 20 years after tornado

Local News

COMFREY — Redwood County Sheriff’s Deputy Jim Meyer of Comfrey was on patrol near Sanborn on March 29, 1998, when he felt the weather seemed “funny.” “I was talking to Comfrey Fire Chief Mark Warner on the police radio about it, when Mark said he thought a really big storm was ...

Roy Janni’s rare footage of tornado still in demand

Local News

NEW ULM — The torandoes that hit Comfrey and St. Peter affected hundreds of people. Everyone who lived through it can remember where they were during the tornado, but few have the footage. Roy Janni managed to do something no one else could. He successfully filmed the tornado as it passed ...

Tornado knocked Schneiders out of dairy

Local News

NEW ULM — In the path of the 1998 tornado, just north of Hanska, lay the Four Seasons Dairy. Owners Dean and Lori Schneider did not realize that the large, black cloud approaching them on that Sunday evening on March 29 was a tornado until it was nearly on top of them. Dean and two of ...

1998: No ordinary storm system year

Local News

NEW ULM — Twenty years ago today, over a dozen early-season tornadoes ripped through southern Minnesota. Destroying farms, blowing houses off of foundations and devastating towns, the tornadoes were one of the most damaging storm systems to hit Minnesota in March. “From 1950 to 1997 ...

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