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County to discontinue Teen Court program

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners accepted a recommendation to end the Teen Court Program at the end of 2019. Probation Director Les Schultz said it was kind of a sad day. Brown County’s Teen Court program has been running since 1998 and is one of the longest-running Teen Court programs ...

Firefighters honored

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Aron Bode, Amanda Kiecker and Collins Rewitzer (pictured left to right) were honored at the New Ulm Fire Department Induction Ceremony on November 4. All three firefighters earned NFPA 1001 Firefighter I and II certifications.

Police Logs

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Brown County Sheriff • Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle personal injury accident at 3:17 p.m. Monday at the intersection of County Road 27 and County Road 8 in Prairieville Township. A maroon Chevrolet HHR driven by Scott Clobes, 44, of Fairfax, and a Hyundai Sonata ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (October 30, No- vember 6, 2019) OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE Assumed Name / Certificate of Assumed Name Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 333 The filing of an as- sumed name does not provide a user with ex- clusive rights to that name. The ...

Editor’s Mailbag

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Shop with your Gnomies NEW ULM — Kick off the holiday shopping season with an event featuring local artisans at the 35th Annual Gnomemade Market held on Nov. 7-10. This year the market is located in 16 historic venues and artisan homes. Market hours are: Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.; ...

Concert Series this Sunday

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Pianist Bethel Balge will perform with violinist Peter McGuire (left) and cellist Richard Belcher (right) this Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Good Counsel in Mankato for the Music on the Hill Concert Series. The program, titled “Pale Yellow,” includes the Mozart C Major Piano ...

Trial begins for man who allegedly shot wife, stepdaughter

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NEW ULM — After five and a half days of jury selection, the jury trial for a 60-year-old St. James man accused of murder began in Brown County District Court Monday. Scott F. Engelbrecht is accused of murdering his wife and stepdaughter and assaulting his stepgrandson with a dangerous ...

City to ask county to not sell mall yet

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council will consider a resolution request for Brown County to withhold the Marktplatz Mall tax forfeited property from conveyance or sale for six months, to review any potential future redevelopment options. Under the condition of this request, New Ulm would not ...

Parks panel defers to council on dining charge

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Park and Recreation Commission made no official recommendation on the 2020 lease agreement for senior dining at the Community Center, deciding to leave the final decision with the City Council. Lutheran Social Services (LSS) has leased the Community Center’s kitchen ...

Sleepy Eye hosts welcoming project

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SLEEPY EYE — A welcoming communities event will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Sleepy Eye Event Center. New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Springfield are partnering with the Greater Mankato Diversity Council and University of Minnesota Extension Service to facilitate the ...

New Ulm announces holiday shopping opener

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NEW ULM — The annual New Ulm Holiday Shopping Opener is November 8-10. Many of the specialty shops in downtown New Ulm and around the area are hosting holiday open houses, and will have extended hours through the holiday season. There are many events planned in conjunction with the ...

GFW voters turn down school building bond

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DISTRICT 2365 — Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) voters rejected a $49,490,000 school building bond Tuesday by a vote of 1,187 to 980. Fairfax was a resounding “no,” 525 to 167. Winthrop voted “no” as well, but with a smaller margin, 377 to 326. Gibbon voters approved the bond by a ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office • Responded to a tractor rollover call with injuries near the intersection of Highway 99 and 417th Avenue at 6:47 p.m. Sunday. A tractor fell of a gooseneck trailer while being loaded, injuring the occupant inside the cab. The occupant was transported by ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (November 5, 12, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 08-PR-19-956 In Re: Terry Robert Besemer, Decedent. NOTICE OF INFORMAL APPOINT- MENT OF PERSONAL ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(Charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted). LIQUOR CONSUMPTION BY PERSONS UNDER 21 Jacquelin J. Cowing, 1527 Lee Ave., New Ulm, $185; DRIVER FAILS TO STOP FOR STOP SIGN Jacob J. Mueller, 59128 203rd St., Mankato, $135; PHEASANTS WITHOUT A STAMP VALIDATION Matthew J. ...

MMHOF holds open house

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NEW ULM — The Minnesota Music Hall of Fame (MMHOF) opened its doors to the public to celebrate the 2019 Inductee Showcase. Friday, six new inductees were added to the hall including John and Sara McKay, John Holmquist, Soul Asylum, Ernie Coopman, The O’Neill Brothers and The Peterson ...

German visitors enjoy New Ulm

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NEW ULM — For the last four days, Jan and Susie Gabriel have been visiting New Ulm from Hessen, Germany, north of Frankfurt. Jan Gabriel first visited America as a musician as part of his father’s band in 1979, but it was in 1984 he discovered New Ulm. He has been returning ever since. ...

Senior dining fee comes up, again

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NEW ULM — The 2020 lease agreement for senior dining at the Community Center comes before the Park and Recreation Commission, Monday. Lutheran Social Services (LSS) has leased the Community Center’s kitchen and cafetorium for years to make, serve on-site and deliver off-site meals to ...

Annual Appeal Recognition Dinner

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New Ulm Area Catholic Schools honored its top-level contributors on Saturday, November 2, at its Annual Appeal Recognition Dinner. Kristin Hillesheim, Grade 3 teacher at St. Anthony Elementary and a Cathedral High School graduate, pictured, spoke to the group. The entertainment for the evening ...

New leaders at Jefferson Elementary

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NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at Jefferson Elementary School to welcome Julie Hull, Principal, and Jonathan Schwaegerl, Assistant Principal. Julie was previously the Assistant Principal before being promoted to this new role. She was ...