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New Ulm

Artist couple shares concepts in ‘Common Marvels’

NEW ULM — The “Common Marvels” art exhibit opened in the Grand Center for Art and Culture, Friday. The exhibit is the work of husband-and-wife artists Brad Widness and Ann Kronlokken Widness. Brad and Ann have each held solo gallery shows and duo shows but this is the first time they ...

Borchert, SW Minnesota leaders discuss issues with Sen. Klobuchar

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Brown County Commissioner Dave Borchert and several southwest Minnesota county commissioners discussed some of their needs and possible benefits of the recently approved $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar via Zoom Friday. “This is so ...

Blood drive at MLC Feb. 3

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College will hold its first Blood Drive of 2022 on Thursday, Feb. 3, from 1 to 7 p.m. in the Luther Student Center on campus. The Red Cross will provide $10 Amazon Gift Cards for all who donate. You can make an appointment by going to www.redcrossblood.org and ...

21st birthday party leads to seven charges

NEW ULM — A 21-year-old Fairfax man who admitted to drinking at four local establishments on his 21st birthday on Jan. 25, 2021, faces seven charges in Brown County District Court. Charges filed Jan. 20, 2022 against Shayne D. Buwalda, 305 1st St. N.E., Fairfax included felony fleeing a ...

K9 narcotics training held in former bank building

NEW ULM — Vehicles from local and area city and county law enforcement agencies parked outside the former Alliance Bank building at 322 Minnesota St. N. late Thursday afternoon and evening. No cause for alarm. The situation at hand was a K9 narcotics training drill. New Ulm Police ...

Seminar discusses role of news gatekeepers

NEW ULM — How people gather news and information, who is the gatekeeper of this information and what is censorship were the topics of The New Ulm Public Library’s third seminar on evaluating the news. Earlier this month, New Ulm Library’s Programming & Technology Service Librarian ...