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(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA Dennis R. Macklanburg, 609 Walnut St. S.W., Sleepy Eye, $135; SPEEDING Jorge A. Almanza, 300 6th Ave. S.E., Sleepy Eye, 65/55, $125; Kade D. Anderson, Fulda, 89/55, $385; Kelvin A. Bast, 43709 ...

Open-air craft show is a draw

Local News

NEW ULM — A craft and vendor fair was held in the New Ulm City parking lot on 2nd North Saturday. James Haviland and Heather Ellanson have been organizing these fairs in New Ulm for the last five years. Recently, they began using the City Hall Parking lot to host the fair. Haviland said it ...

Special school board meeting today, to decide on school in fall

Local News

Editor's Note: This post has been corrected to show that the time of the District 88 School Board Meeting is 5:30 p.m. today. NEW ULM — The District 88 School board is holding a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. today, to present and discuss the plan for opening the school sites this fall. The ...

Anderson remembered for community spirit

Local News

NEW ULM — One of New Ulm’s best remembered teachers, Charlotte “Jibbie (West) Anderson died Wednesday, July 29, at Oak Hills Living Center. Anderson will be remembered best as a teacher and a volunteer in the New Ulm community. Anderson taught elementary students for 37 years and is ...

Feehan holds SS event

Local News

MINNESOTA — DFL congressional candidate Dan Feehan held a virtual town hall Saturday on the importance of Social Security and Medicare. Feehan said in this campaign Social Security and protecting Medicare were issues he heard about frequently. “They are so critical to the future of ...

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

Monday Business

By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century, leaving her jobless and marooned in an uncertain ...

Insider Q&A: Leader for independent restaurants hit by virus

Monday Business

By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Amanda Cohen is a leader of the Independent Restaurant Coalition, a new lobbying group of chefs and restaurants that was formed in response to the viral pandemic. Professionally, Cohen is the chef and owner of Dirt Candy, a fine-dining ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff The Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle injury accident 7:11 p.m. Saturday at 420 Avenue and 150th St., Springfield, in Stately Township. A 2004 Toyota Corolla driven by Joshua Michael Moldan, 16, was traveling westbound on 150th St. when it was ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (August 10, 2020) BROWN COUNTY BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENT Notice is hereby given that on Thursday the 20th day of August, 2020 at the hour of 10:00 AM in the Brown County Courthouse Room #204, 14 South State St., New Ulm, Minnesota the Board of ...

Hermann Heights project coming along

Local News

NEW ULM — Improvements at Hermann Heights Park continued this week with soil work being done in the new parking lot area. The Herman Heights improvement project began in April with the removal of the kasota stone retaining wall along Center Street and the construction on a new wall. As ...

Census entering next step Tuesday

Local News

NEW ULM — The last phase of the 2020 Census will begin next week. Census workers will begin door knocking on Tuesday, Aug. 11 to survey households that have not filled out Census forms. Households that have already completed the 2020 Census will be skipped by census workers, but those who ...

Detour for S. Broadway work in New Ulm starts Monday

Local News

NEW ULM — Motorists are advised that Highway 15 (South Broadway Street) in New Ulm will be detoured beginning Monday, Aug. 10 to allow crews to adjust manholes and water valve castings. In addition 20th North Street from Highway 14 to North Broadway will be closed on Monday, Aug. 10 lasting ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Contact editor@nujournal.com. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael ...

GOP Classic Car Caravan Aug. 15

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Republicans are inviting classic car enthusiasts to join their annual FUN Raiser, a classic car caravan, on Saturday, Aug. 15. The line-up will start at 1 p.m. with a Hagedorn for Congress outdoor barbecue fundraiser at the New Ulm Event Center (301 20th Street ...

Group protests new vehicle standards plan

Local News

NEW ULM — A series of informal events called “Say No to Calfornia Car Mandate” are being held across Southern Minnesota this month in opposition to Gov. Tim Walz’ proposed plan to adopt a set of auto emission and electric vehicles regulations aimed at fighting climate ...

Two more school board members file for reelection

Local News

NEW ULM — Two New Ulm Public School Board members have filed to be on the ballot for the school board election. Christie Dewanz and Jonathan Schiro filed affidavits of candidacy with the District 88 School Board, Thursday. Dewanz and Schiro are the second and third board members to file for ...

Food Redistribution Round 2 Held in Sleepy Eye

Agribusiness

On Tuesday, July 28 from 2:00-5:00 pm, food was distributed to 1728 individuals in 590 households in Brown County. Each household got approximately 45 pounds of food. The fresh food that was given out could include a meat box, dairy box, and a produce box. The items inside included: MEAT BOX- ...

Public Notices, August 7, 2020

Legals

PUBLISH (August 7, 2020) BROWN COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Brown County Planning Commission, in and for the County of Brown, will conduct certain public hearings as follows: No Scheduled public hearing items will take ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (August 7, 2020) BROWN COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Brown County Planning Commission, in and for the County of Brown, will conduct certain public hearings as follows: No Scheduled public hearing ...

NUHS Parliamentary Procedure Team earns gold at Nationals

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm High School FCCLA Parliamentary Procedure team was recently notified that it earned a gold medal at the national level of competition. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, FCCLA elected to hold its National Leadership Conference and National STAR (Students Taking Action ...