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Commissioners table Deputies Union MOA

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to table a MOA (Memorandum of Agreement) with the Local No. 94 Licensed Deputies Union to establish a career ladder. Under the MOA approved by the union group, Brown County and the union are parties to a collective bargaining ...

Brown Co. Board OKs quarter corner grant application

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday authorizing application for a $300,000 grant for a licensed surveyor to certify and establish GPS coordinates on quarter corners (half-mile points of mile sections). Action for work in Bashaw, Mulligan, ...

‘Hanska needs the library’

HANSKA – Tuesday, the Hanska Community Center was packed for an informational meeting on the future funding of the community library. Over 60 people filled the Community Center meeting space, with those in attendance heavily supporting continued funding of the library. Recently the City of ...

First-ever Foosball tournaments in New Ulm

NEW ULM — A sport with German roots is looking to make a resurgence. Foosball derives its name from the German word Fussball, which is the German word for soccer. With New Ulm being a German town, it makes sense for Foosball to make a resurgence here. Schell’s Foosball Experience will ...

Farmers Union hosts climate change event

SLEEPY EYE — The Brown County Farmers Union hosts a meeting on climate resiliency for farmers and anyone else interested at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11 at the Dawg Haus Bar and Grill, 300 First Ave. N. Anyone interested in the challenges of changing climate, its effects on us, our children, ...

MnDOT hosts roundabout project open house

MANKATO – The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) invites the public to attend an open house about the Highway 14 roundabout 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at the New Ulm Municipal Airport. The event will enable attendees to learn about the upcoming Highway 14/Highland Avenue ...