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Rotary Club teaches students ethical business

NEW ULM — The Rotary Club of New Ulm held a collaborative event with local schools to teach juniors and seniors about making ethical decisions in business at the New Ulm Country Club on Tuesday. The event, held since 2015, brings students from River Bend, Minnesota Valley Lutheran, ...

Baseball history enthusiasts gather at SE Ballpark

NEW ULM — Hot dogs sizzled on a grill as the sun shined on the Sleepy Eye Ballpark field late Monday afternoon. Baseball history enthusiasts were there to remember Babe Ruth's historic stop in Sleepy Eye and to share their favorite baseball memories on a warm October afternoon. Weather ...

Commissioners discuss Center, Garden intersection

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners review and commented on a Center and Garden Street intersection Tuesday. The City of New Ulm hired the Bolton & Menk engineering firm to do a study on the intersection said to be very congested during certain times of the day with an above normal ...

Fun and good times spill over to end second Oktoberfest weekend

NEW ULM — Oktoberfest ended with a bang Saturday at Schell’s Brewery with bands, beer, and plenty of activities. Thousands lined up before the event and came in throughout the day to experience what New Ulm’s final day of Oktoberfest had to offer. The first keg was tapped in the big ...

Last dance at George’s stirs memories

NEW ULM — Rose and Florian Dittrich smiled as they listened to Dain’s Dutchmen play polka music at a street dance to bid farewell to the ballroom that entertained them and thousands of other area residents decades ago. “Polka music is happy music, more so than other music,” said Rose ...

Brown Co. Board reviews Center, Garden Street intersection study

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will review and comment on a Center and Garden Street intersection study at about 10:20 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17. The City of New Ulm hired the Bolton & Menk engineering firm to do a study on the intersection said to be very congested during certain ...