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It takes a village

NEW ULM – Friday night, six new inductees joined the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame (MMHF) following the 35th annual induction ceremony held at the Best Western Conference Center. The new inductees included Johnny Mons, Dan Witucki, Crow, Pamela McNeill, Brian Wicklund and Fritz Otto ...

Kaufman serves up food and faith with art residency program

NEW ULM – For the last two weeks, The Grand’s latest artist-in-residence Jared Kaufman, has been working on an ambitious printmaking project combining Hebrew traditions and the connection with food. Kaufman is a food writer with the St. Paul Pioneer Press and in his spare time, he indulges ...

Commissioners learn of new jail practices model program

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners learned of a new jail practices model program during the Brown County Public Health evaluation of maternal child health programs Tuesday. Brown County Public Health Director Jaimee Brand said the evaluation provides staff and community partners a chance ...

Backer, Eyrich, Roegiers, Sauers enter Dist. 88 HOF

NEW ULM — District 88 Superintendent Sean Koster may have said it best introducing the 2024 District 88 Hall of Fame inductees at the Royal Oak Event Center Friday. “There are so many teachers that start out with the ambition to change the world. Any they should. They shape the minds of ...

Girl Scout gives back with tasty treats

NEW ULM — One 9-year-old New Ulm Girl Scout decided she wanted to give back to her community in a very sweet way. Josie Simonson donated 268 Girl Scout cookie boxes in total to the New Ulm Police and Fire departments, New Ulm Medical Center, NUMAS Haus, and Ivy House. She first tested the ...

Housing projects look to snag $2M in funding

NEW ULM — EBMD and Greenlaw Homes are looking to get $1 million each in workforce housing grant funding from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) To do so the developers behind the Marktplatz Mall and River Haven housing projects respectively needed City Council to apply on their ...