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New Ulm

Junior Pioneers plan park shelter, improvements

NEW ULM — The details of a proposed Junior Pioneer Park shelter project were revealed at the Junior Pioneers annual meeting at Turner Hall Friday. Executive Board President Larry Mack said the 30 feet by 50 feet shelter is planned to be built next year in time for the park’s 100th ...

District 88 asking for tax levy extension

NEW ULM — Though this is an odd year, the District 88 School Board will hold a special election, Tuesday Nov. 2 to seek a new operating referendum from voters. The ballot will contain two questions voters are asked to answer either yes or no. The first question is called revoke and ...

Commissioners to present 9/11 coins

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will present Minnesota 9/11 Global War on Terror (GWOT) Commemorative Coins to county employees who are GWOT veterans at their meeting on on Tuesday, Oct. 26. In recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and subsequent Global War on ...

Local Scout Completes Eagle Scout Project

Mitchell Schotzko, a Scout with Scout Troop 25 in New Ulm, recently completed his Eagle Scout Project, which involved planting 10 trees around the pickleball courts at Lincoln Park with help from the troop. Additional improvements, including metal numbering signs and PVC pickleball holders are ...

COVID-19 booster doses approved

NEW ULM — The FDA and CDC have approved booster doses for the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. Pfizer had been approved for booster doses in September. Now, those who received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at least six months ago may receive a booster dose of the vaccine ...

United Way Days of Caring taking place this weekend

NEW ULM — The United Way Day of Caring started Friday and will continue Saturday with multiple teams of volunteers those in need helping with seasonal chores. This is the 24th annual Day of Caring held in the Brown County area. Each year the United Way organizes a fall Day of Caring in ...