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Eagle Update: Washington Learning Center

Washington Learning Center (WLC) offers classes beginning with expectant parents, infants through kindergarten and is the home of Community Education. WLC is focused on providing education opportunities for all ages. Being a parent is hard work. We work to provide parents with a network of ...

Brown County Browser: Sales and New Construction

Happy fall! The Assessor’s office is busy finishing up their routine inspections and starting to focus on Sales and New Construction. Sales Study An important tool in the equalization of market values is the sales ratio. This is a twelve month study that begins on Oct. 1 and ends on Sept. ...

What’s on your mind?

What do you like about raising poultry? (Asked at the New Ulm Poultry and Pigeon Show Saturday)

What’s Going On: A common cause truly uniting ALL Americans

Another Sept. 11 has come and gone with solemn remembrances and ceremonies and as typical, calls for some version of the national unity that permeated this country in the attack’s immediate aftermath. In the coincidences of coincidences, the U.S. House of Representatives, for a fleeting ...

Town Talk: Police officer hiring process

Editor’s Note: The City of New Ulm presents a weekly column highlighting activities in different departments in the city government. Once a month the city will answer questions from readers. Questions on New Ulm city issues can be sent to comments@ci.new-ulm.mn.us. The New Ulm Police ...

A German at HermannFest

I have been asked questions about Hermann multiple times during my time in New Ulm. I have to admit that no, I did not know about Hermann before I came to Minnesota and thus no, I have not visited the ‘Hermannsdenkmal’ in Detmold, Germany either. So for me, it was astonishing to see how ...

Weeds: The spirit for cartwheels is willing, but the flesh?

I was at the Corn Days street dance in Sleepy Eye. Up on a flatbed trailer, Heidi and his Good Ole Boys were offering up their distinctive blend of Americana musical dishes. There was a gap on First Avenue between the band and picnic tables, a place set aside for dancing. Early in the ...

Brown County Browser: Planning and Zoning

The Brown County Planning and Zoning Office include a multitude of areas. One of these is Land Use Permits, commonly referred to as building permits. Please come in to our office early in your building planning process if you are thinking of building or moving on a structure out in the rural ...

What’s Going On: Anonymous column a disservice to America

Nearly two years ago, voters elected Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Using electoral votes as a barometer, he was elected by a fairly large margin despite assertions he was too impulsive, amoral, divisive, and not truly representative of Republican values. Since ...

Town Talk: Hermann Run – Celebrating 10 years of run fun!

The first Hermann run/walk was organized in 2008 and was called the Flandrau Trail Trot. This was the department’s first ever organized “fun run.” The course was purposefully created to be scenic, yet challenging by taking partici- pants up Center Street Hill, along Summit Avenue, through ...

Brown County Browser: Election security and voter registration

Election Security is an issue that seemed to resound in the 2016 Presidential Election. Minnesota takes pride in the security that is implemented at each of our elections. There is a lot of accountability that goes into each voter record that is included in the State Voter Registration System ...

What’s on your mind?

What do you like about the New Ulm Toy Show? (Asked at the New Ulm Civic Center Saturday, Sept. 1)

Town Talk: NUCAT offers High Definition Studio

Located in the lower level of the New Ulm Public Library is the NUCAT (New Ulm Community Access TV) Public Access Studio. Recently updated with High Definition camera equipment, this studio is used to record library events, talk shows, forums and more. What many people may not know is that ...

Weeds: 1968 – a year of great importance

When I was a kid, I liked to fall asleep with the Twins game on the radio. The gentle tones of Herb Carneal lulled me to sleep. Franklin Hobbs played soothing music through the night on WCCO to which I would occasionally wake and drift back to sleep. On June 5, 1968, the Twins beat the ...

Brown County Browser: Brown County drainage

It is important to understand the situations in which commencing a redetermination of benefits is important to the management and repair of existing drainage systems and to the establishment and construction of other drainage projects. First, the most frequently urged and most compelling ...

Welcome, Anna

Hi. My name is Anna Koehler, I am 22 years old and I am this year’s Sister Cities exchange intern from Ulm, Germany. I recently finished my first internship at the KNUJ Radio station and I will be working at The Journal until Sept. 28. I am a university student studying English and Rhetoric ...

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