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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 ...

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 ...

Moms pack goodies for those in need

Local News

NEW ULM — Moms packed bags full of clothes and goodies for locals going through a rough patch. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), a moms’ group, packed bags for new foster kids and Chemo Care bags for New Ulm Cancer Center patients as its spring service project. “We wanted something that ...

Andrea Lyn releasing second full-length album

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NEW ULM — New Ulm’s Andrea Lyn (Gehrke) will be featured for a special two-evening event, the releasing of her second full-length album. This work, titled “Lightning” will debut on April 13 and 14 at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture. “This is a tribute to family, both here and ...

Musical Tales Concerto taking shape

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NEW ULM — New steps toward the Musical Tales Concerto festival bring the collaborative workshop ever closer. A new grant and website leave only recruitment and some writing work to be done before the planned August weekend. “Most of what we are doing now is looking for a musical ...

PUC hears report on electrical system reliability

Local News

NEW ULM — Tuesday, the Public Utilities Commission received a report from Utility Engineer Dan Pirsig on the electrical system reliability standards for 2017. New Ulm’s electrical system is measured by three standards: system average interruption frequency index (SAIFI), system average ...

Board OKs office lease for License Bureau

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NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners unanimously approved a two-year lease for space in the Brown County License Bureau building March 27. Use of one room of office space one-half day per week by Lifework Planning Center enables more county clients to take advantage of services aimed at ...

GFW Board hears about roof repair needs

Local News

Gibbon gym roof needs work GIBBON — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) learned that the elementary school gym roof is overdue for replacement March 26. Superintendent Tami Martin said roof repair and replacement quotes are being received. Martin said several other roofs are in need of ...

Twenty Years After the Storm

Local News

NEW ULM—The tornadoes 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 by ...

Off the Shelf: Building projects at the library

Communities

Anyone who has dropped a book in the bathtub knows that paper and water don’t mix. Actually, they do mix – into a mess. Think pulp. Think mold. That’s why there isn’t a scenario much worse for a librarian than walking into the library and seeing a significant water leak, which was my ...

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

Stations at Way of the Cross on Friday NEW ULM — Bishop John M. LeVoir will lead the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, March 30, at 3 p.m. at The Way of the Cross, located on 5th North Street behind the New Ulm Medical Center, weather permitting. If inclement weather occurs, it will be ...

NU-Telecom gives to Food Shelf

Mailbag

NU-Telecom employees held a coin wars challenge during February to raise money for local area food shelves. Employees collected food items as well. Pictured are New Ulm Emergency Food Shelf Executive Director, Brad Kirk, and NU-Telecom employees Nicole Ash and Natalie Lindquist.

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) PARKING OVER 24 HOURS Callen P. Warmka, 716 N. Spring St., New Ulm, $62; OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE AFTER LICENSE SUSPENSION Cody A. Jakes, 1446 Oakwood Ave., New Ulm, $285; also seat belt required, $25; FAIL TO STOP FOR RED ...

Police Logs

Court News and Tickets

New Ulm Police • Received a one-vehicle crash report with minor injuries on North Highland Avenue near Maplewood at 8:29 a.m., March 29. A 2000 Chevy Silverado driven by Mitchell Cook, 20, New Ulm was southbound on North Highland when he was looking at his cell phone, jumped the center ...

Registration for Aquatic Invasive Species Detectors program open

Local News

ST. PAUL – Registration is now open for AIS Detectors, a volunteer network and science-based training program created by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center in partnership with University of Minnesota Extension. Participants will learn how to properly identify and report ...

Comfort for kids in foster care

Local News

NEW ULM — Two dozen local foster children will be getting specially packed bags to help them in the foster system. Minnesota Voices Marching Forward (MVMF), a self-described “non-partisan, diverse, and expanding community” born after women’s marches, packed “Sweet Cases” Monday ...

Rotary Club honors scholars

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm’s most academically gifted students were recognized Monday at the 51st annual Rotary Club Scholars Recognition Banquet, and during the evening they were given some definitions on what success is. Martin Luther College President Mark Zarling, welcoming the students and ...

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