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New Ulm

Local-grown foods abound at market

NEW ULM — A big bevy of fresh vegetables, bread, and many canned goods were on display at the KNUJ Farmers Market at Cash Wise Foods Thursday. Juan and Dalia Cervantes of rural Fairfax brought onions, rhubarb, garlic and a variety of salsa, including sweet, mild, medium, chipotle and hot. A ...

Council works on defining what is blight

NEW ULM— It is a violation of city code to place or store any unlicensed, unregistered or inoperable motor vehicle, trailer or recreational vehicle on public or private property. The city is questioning how to fairly enforce the ordinance. During a recent City Council work session, staff ...

Mow or mo’ no mow

NEW ULM-- To mow or not to mow in May, was the question facing the City Council during Tuesday’s work session. Since 2017, an environmental movement called “No Mow May” has asked individuals to not mow their lawns during May to create a habitat for early-season pollinators. Some local ...

STEM-trained workforce seen as way to attract employers

NEW ULM — Leaders from several local industries attended day-long conferences at Martin Luther College related to the need for STEM-educated employees in the region. The conference was facilitated by New Ulm Business Resource and Innovation Centerand Project Lead the Way. PLTW is a STEM ...

Businesses of hard year

NEW ULM— KNUJ and Windings were honored during the Industry/Business of the Year banquet Tuesday. Every year since 1974, the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce has recognized outstanding industries and businesses in New Ulm. Chamber President Sarah Warmka said the chamber board votes on the ...

NUBRIC CEPO talks of economic challenges, solutions

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Business Resource Innovation Center introduced itself Tuesday to the New Ulm business community at a mixer event at Black Frost Distilling. Formerly the New Ulm Economic Development Corporation, NUBRIC CEO Paul Wessel talked about some of New Ulm’s economic ...