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Car owners reveal vehicular labors of love

NEW ULM — A Stillwater man who spent years restoring a 1910 REO Model G Runabout is part of the 2021 AACA Grand Nationals Zenith Award Competition this weekend. Tom Shore talked candidly about his REO that spent much of its life in the back of a blacksmith shop. Brought back to life in the ...

Troop 25 at Camp Cuyuna

Boy Scout Troop 25 from New Ulm recently went to Summer Camp at Camp Cuyuna by Crosslake. Front row, l-r: Owen Rasche, Joey Kotten, Logan Boyum, Michael Fitterer, Logan Booth, Scoutmaster Dan Kotten, Anton Pyan, Andrew Fitterer, Jonas Rainwater. Back row, Jace Christiansen, Anton ...

Washington Co. wants old Brown Co. bridge

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will consider a proposal July 27 by Washington County to purchase Bridge 2110 and relocated it to the Lake Elmo Park Reserve. The bridge, which connects Brown and Renville counties several miles west of Fort Ridgely State Park, is scheduled to be ...

It’s crazy days again in New Ulm

NEW ULM — Crazy Days have returned to New Ulm this weekend. The city’s downtown businesses have gone crazy with special sales deals. On Friday, many of the stores held special sales with marked down prices, but this was just the beginning. Saturday will have a full schedule of special ...

New memorial helps deal with child loss

NEW ULM—The New Ulm City Cemetery has a new memorial thanks to the fundraising efforts of a group of area mothers. The Angel Memorial is dedicated to pregnancy and infant/child loss. The creation of the memorial was spearheaded by a group called Mamas on a Mission. Dena Iverson started ...

Members of public urge school board to resist masks, vaccines

NEW ULM — The New Ulm School board heard parents and grandparents of students who opposed masking mandates in the upcoming school year. At the start of the meeting, Superintendent Jeff Bertrang said the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Health were preparing ...