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Neighborly spirit felt at New Ulm DFL caucus

NEW ULM – Around 35 civic-minded individuals braved the blustery weather to attend New Ulm’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) caucus, Tuesday. The New Ulm DFL caucus was co-convened by Theresa Keaveny and Ken Varland. Keaveny said in addition to the 35 attending in-person, another six ...

NU Republican caucus abuzz

NEW ULM — With Democrats controlling the Minnesota House, Senate, and Governor positions, the New Ulm GOP caucus had no shortage of talking points Tuesday. Around 30 caucusers showed up despite the chilling cold, blustering winds, and continuing snowfall. Some delegations were unable to ...

Caucus draws 10 to Sleepy Eye DFL, GOP caucuses

SLEEPY EYE - The cold, windy weather may have played a part in a light caucus turnout of 10 Republicans and Democrats at Sleepy Eye Public School Wednesday. Approved Republican resolutions included passing the "Never Again" bill, keeping the current state flag and seal and closing the ...

Sertoma hears St. Paul Lutheran’s call for new audiometers

NEW ULM – Monday morning, St. Paul Lutheran School Building and Grounds Supervisor Mark Weihert became the first individual tested on new audiometer equipment donated by New Ulm’s Sertoma Club. The test was performed by the school’s nurse Elen Stark and she confirmed Weihert had some ...

Local rural communities in jeopardy of losing EMS

NEW ULM — For many rural area towns, such as Lafayette, Springfield, and Lamberton, their volunteer-based EMS services are at risk of shutting down. Continuously decreasing numbers of EMTs and paramedics, combined with declining training numbers, have seen many local EMS services struggle ...

Cruising to a record

NEW ULM – Unusually warm weather is expected for the weekend, which could clinch a winter temperature record. Temperatures Friday reached a high of 39 degrees. This was the coldest high reported in the last five days and it was still higher than average for late February. All week New Ulm ...