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New Ulm

‘Aftermath’ exhibit opens at the Grand

NEW ULM — A virtual grand opening for the “Aftermath” art installation exhibit was has held Friday at the Grand Center for Arts and Culture. The exhibit features the artwork of Minnesota State University Mankato students Nelly Jasinski, Ben Liebl, Emily Rhoda and Eli Schimming, in the ...

The Grand offering virtual block printing class

NEW ULM – The Grand Center for the Arts and Culture will host a virtual class from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 featuring reduction block printing with artist Mary Bruno. Bruno will create a multi-colored print by using the reduction block printing process. Grand executive director ...

MVL 2nd in Knowledge Bowl state meet

Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School finished second in the State Knowledge Bowl,held virtually on Friday. Twenty-four teams competed in the Class A division. Minnesota Valley Lutheran finished in second place with 82 points. They were in first with one round to go, but couldn’t hold off St. ...

CHS Broadway Revue

NEW ULM — This year Cathedral High School is doing a Broadway Revue in place of its regular fall production. The “Pandemic Rview” is taking place this weekend, Friday night and Saturday during the day. It is not open to the public, but it will be on available on NUCAT in the next month ...

Stations of the Cross

As the temperature neared 70 degrees under sunny skies, worshippers prayed the Stations of the Cross at the Way of the Cross in New Ulm on Good Friday. The 14 stations depicting the Passion and Crucifixion of Jesus are housed in the small enclosures along the route, leading to a small chapel at ...

County reports 95 new COVID-19 cases in past week

BROWN COUNTY — Brown County Public Health (BCPH) continues to report increased numbers of cases this week. The BCPH report on Friday reported 33 new COVID-19 cases since its March 31 update. That number was 18 more than the State of Minnesota Department of Health reported for the county on ...

Commissioners to consider lower gun permit fee for vets

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners will consider amending the sheriff’s office fee to issue permits to carry guns for veterans, National Guard, Reservists or active duty U.S. Armed Forces members, to $25 on Tuesday. The board meeting begins in the Brown County Law Enforcement Center ...

Soaking up sun

As the temperature climbed into the 50s Friday, Mary and Terry Root of Eagan walk their dogs on German St. N., near German Park. Warmer weather is forecast this weekend with forecast highs in the 70s Sunday and Monday.

Ice cream weather

NEW ULM — Ice cream and sweets lovers beat a path to MN EIS Friday as the store re-opened at 10 Minnesota St. N. The shop offers 24 ice cream flavors that rotate, including edible cookie dough, plus 30 candy varieties including sea salt caramel. Other homemade treats on rotation include ...

SSTC to present ‘Charlotte’s Web

NEW ULM — Join State Street Theater for the production of “Charlotte’s Web” with everyone’s favorite characters, Fern, Wilbur, and Charlotte on Friday, April 16, at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 17, at 2 p.m., and Sunday, April 18, at 2 p.m. The Children’s Literature Association named ...

NU man resists arrest at Broadway Haus

NEW ULM — A 29-year-old New Ulm man who resisted arrest at the Broadway Haus March 23, faces four charges, including two counts of physically assaulting a peace officer. Charges were filed Thursday in Brown County District Court. Two counts of gross misdemeanor fourth-degree assault, gross ...

COVID-19 ride has been a journey

BROWN COUNTY—Brown County and the world have lived under the cloud of COVID-19 for over a year with a slow rise in cases that peaked in the fall and are still dangerously high. The First Months Brown County went into lockdown in mid-March. From the beginning, the Minnesota Department of ...

Capture the Flag Thief

NEW ULM — The flags that wave over Schonlau Park near the Glockenspiel were removed Friday afternoon in response to a wave of flag thefts. Thursday, the City of New Ulm reported the theft of three flags from the park. The flags of Ulm, Germany, Neu Ulm, Germany and the German national flag ...

Level 3 sex offender moves to New Ulm

NEW ULM — A Level 3, predatory sex offender has moved to the 1300 block of N. Broadway March 16, according to New Ulm Police. Archester Rodgers Jr., 39, is black, five feet, 10 inches tall, weighs 189 pounds, has brown eyes and black hair. He has a history of engaging in sexual contact with ...

Caribou Coffee welcomed with ribbon cutting

NEW ULM—The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee welcomed Caribou Coffee to New Ulm with a special ribbon cutting on Friday. Store General Manager Jenaya Posusta had the honor of cutting the ribbon, and the coffee shop’s mascot, Cari-Bou, cheered from the sides. The new ...

MLC Bike Repair station

Submitted photo A new bike repair station was recently installed on the Martin Luther College (MLC) campus next to the Bike Circle Route. Funds from the MLC Golf Classic were used to purchase the repair station and then donated to the community of New Ulm. There are now three bike repair ...

United Way to hold first Spring Day of Caring

NEW ULM — The United Way of the Brown County Area is gearing up to hold its first ever Spring Day of Caring. Each year the United Way organizes a fall Day of Caring in October, but this past year the Day of Caring was canceled due to an early snowstorm. This left a lot of projects undone ...

New Ulm Real Estate hosting Cookies for Heroes donation event

NEW ULM — Girl Scouts Troop 37879 is hosting a Cookies for Local Heroes Donation Event on Saturday, March at New Ulm Real Estate, 1227 N. Broadway, New Ulm. The Girl Scouts will be collecting monetary donations so the Troop can deliver boxes of cookies to local heroes in uniform and the ...

‘Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ movie virtual discussion

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library is hosting a virtual discussion of the movie “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind,” based on the memoir of the same name by William Kamkwamba. Programming and Technology Librarian LeRoy Nosker Tanner will be leading the discussion to be held on Google Meet ...

Gift from the Lions

On left is Lions Club 5M3 Past Governor Don Kuehl and on right is 5M3 Governor Dave Janssen presenting Hazley Hoffmann (daughter of Tammy and Adam Hoffmann) from Hanska with a special gift to recognize children who have cancer. Hazley recently completed chemotherapy treatments at Children’s ...