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‘Good to see what’s new’ at CTE Center

NEW ULM — Members of the New Ulm EDA walked away impressed after a tour of the New Ulm Public School’s Career Technical Education Center. For some members of the EDA, it was the first time looking around the facility in around two years. The EDA has given the CTE Center $190,000 in ...

Groundbreaking ceremony to be held for new MN National guard readiness center

NEW ULM — Minnesota National Guard Adjutant Gen.Shawn Manke will join New Ulm Mayor Kathleen Backer for a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday for the second phase of the new readiness center that will replace the present New Ulm Armory built in 1914. The public ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at ...

Pickleball court replacement to go over budget

NEW ULM — New Ulm Park and Rec recommended approval of a project to replace the Lincoln Park Pickleball Courts, even at a cost over $30,000 higher than budgeted. The project originally cost $140,000 in the 2024 budget. The six pickleball courts at Lincoln Park are made from repurposed tennis ...

Nicollet City Council approves summer activities

NICOLLET -- The Nicollet City Council met on Monday and approved a variety of upcoming activities for the Nicollet community and the closing of specific streets for their events. Lance Severin of Cruisin’ on Pine and 99, the car and bike roll-in event, requested the closing of Pine Street ...

Sliver of an eclipse

NEW ULM – A full solar eclipse was visible across most of North America Monday, but in southwest Minnesota, it was mostly clouds. An overcast sky hung over New Ulm all Monday morning and through most of the afternoon. The New Ulm Public Library had planned a eclipse watch party at Highland ...

Patience pays off for Adaptive Recreational Services

NEW ULM — Adaptive Recreational Services was chosen to receive a potential $10,000 in funding thanks to 100 Women Who Care during their fundraising event Sunday. Adaptive Recreational Services coordinator Karrie Borchert has attended every 100 Women Who Care non-profit fundraiser since it ...