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New Ulm

Rain or shine

NEW ULM – Despite rain hitting New Ulm yet again Thursday, the farmers market brought a stream of vendors and attendees. With tents over the vendors, around 10 made it to the first farmers market of the year. Among them was Guldan Family Farm, with Carter Wilson joining Blaine and Jeff ...

New faces leading Flandrau State Park

Joanne Svendsen, who was previously assistant park manager at Fort Ridgley, is now park manager for both parks. Bob Horstmann is the new assistant park manager at Flandrau, taking on the position full-time. The current Park Manager Maureen Morgan is taking maternity leave until mid-October. ...

Old schoolhouse, new teacher

NEW ULM – This year’s one-room schoolhouse program brought youths back to June 1867. The event allows the Brown County Historical Society to show students in grades K-5 what it was like to learn math, English, penmanship, and more a few years after the Civil War ended. Kids got to bring ...

$43,000 UTV donated to NU Fire Department

NEW ULM – Thanks to the generosity of one New Ulm resident, the New Ulm Fire Department will get a brand-new utility terrain vehicle. New Ulm City Council approved a $43,707 donation from Bev Luneburg to the fire department for a 2025 Polaris Ranger Crew XP UTV at their meeting ...

BMX racers reach new heights

NEW ULM – NEW ULM – Despite 3 1/2 inches of rain falling the day before, BMX racers set new records during the state qualifier at River Valley track Sunday. The Mankato race held days before New Ulm’s had around 90 races. River Valley BMX had 101 races during their state qualifier ...

New Ulm Medical optical shop to close

NEW ULM – After 10 years in operation, the Optical Shop at New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) will be closing. The Optical Shop is located in the clinic side of NUMC. For the last decade, the shop offered a wide variety of eyeglasses. The main customers were those who visited NUMC for eye ...