New Ulm

Anton Gag painting ‘Attack on New Ulm’ pulled from Capitol

ST. PAUL — The battle for “Attack on New Ulm” is over. The painting will no longer be displayed at the State Capitol, the Minnesota Historical Society announced Thursday. “Attack on New Ulm” depicts the battle of New Ulm during the 1862 US-Dakota War. It was created in 1904 by ...

GreenCorps member starts tree inventory

NEW ULM — The City of New Ulm has a new Minnesota GreenCorps member in its ranks. Three months ago Shane Omersa took on the Urban Forestry position with the City of New Ulm. “I am working under the Tree Advisory committee,” Omersa said. “I am working on a variety of things related ...

District 88 Truth in Taxation meeting draws no one

NEW ULM — No members of the public showed up for the District 88 Truth in Taxation meeting Thursday at the New Ulm Middle School. Business Manager Myrna Meunier went through the district’s proposed tax levy during the session. The proposed levy increases by .94 percent over last ...

Honor Rolls

St. Anthony Elementary NEW ULM — St. Anthony Elementry School has released its First Quarter Honor Roll. “A” Honor Roll, Grade 5 Benjamin Blomberg, Olivia Eckstein, Joseph Fingland, Helen Fischer, Zachary Gieseke, Joelle Haala, Kiah Helget, Elliott Hoffman, Cody Hoffmann, ...

Teaming up for warmth

The New Ulm Kiwanis Club and the Rotary Club of New Ulm are teaming up to provide warm winter clothing for kids. The Kiwanis Club is holding its annual Coats for Kids project to provide warm winter jackets and coats for needy children. The Rotary Club is providing hat, gloves and mittens ...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society Museum at 2 N. Broadway is marking the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor today with a special exhibit. The exhibit on the second floor of the museum includes pictures and the medals of Clarence J. Aschenbrenner, Willibald C. ...

Public briefed on Y layout; levy up 4.61 pct

NEW ULM — City Hall hosted an open house Tuesday to allow the public to inspect final Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) plans to redo the intersection of Highways 14 and 15 known as the Y. More than 40 New Ulm residents attended the meeting to inspect the design maps ...

Six arrested in sex stings in Brown, Nicollet Counties

ST. PETER — Six individuals were arrested for various crimes Sunday and Monday after two sex stings by the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office,  New Ulm Police Department and investigators from the Mankato Department of Public Safety. On Dec. 4, two individuals were arrested in Nicollet ...

Turner Hall celebrated at banquet

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce honored Turner Hall as the 2016 Business of the Year Monday during a special banquet at the Best Western Plus. Around 280 people attended the dinner to honor one of New Ulm’s oldest institutions. Turner Hall was founded in 1856 by ...

Public hearing on Highway 14/15 layout

NEW ULM — The City Council will hold a public hearing tonight on the final layout of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Highway 14/15 project. MnDOT project manager Zachary Tess will give a presentation on the plan. The plan includes a two-lane bridge over the ...

Homeless man charged with assault, burglary

NEW ULM — A 34-year-old homeless man was charged in Brown County District Court Monday with on several assault and burglary counts. According to court documents, New Ulm Police were advised of an alleged domestic assault at 10 1/2 N. Minnesota St. on Dec. 1. At the scene, police met with a ...

Pastor Evans comments on N.D. pipeline decision

SLEEPY EYE — A Sleepy Eye and Fairfax United Methodist Church pastor — who traveled to the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota to join clergy in prayer and peaceful protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline last month — commented on the recent news that the Army Corps of Engineers ...

Sunday with Santa

NEW ULM — Santa had a busy day Sunday, eating breakfast with the Sertoma Club and ice skating with the New Ulm Parks and Recreation Department. The Sertoma Club hosted its annual Breakfast with Santa Sunday morning. In the afternoon Santa could be spotted, this time with the ...

Mooseum open

BERNADOTTE — The world-record-holding Mooseum officially contains 16,900 items as of its open house Sunday. Once a year for almost two decades, Ruth Klossner has hosted an open house of her massive collection of cow items. In 2015 Klossner earned a place in the Guinness Book ...

New Ulm’s Concord Singers celebrate their 85th anniversary with concert

NEW ULM — It took took two bilingual choruses to do justice to the Concord Singers 85th Anniversary Saturday. The Concord Singers and the Cold Spring Area Maennerchor joined voices in the New Ulm High School auditorium Saturday evening in the Concords’ 85th anniversary concert. They ...

Celebrating St. Nik

Children make paper decorations depicting the Turkish saint, St. Nikolaus for an early St. Nikolaus Day celebration at the Public Library Saturday. Librarians read stories about St. Nikolaus, the Turkish saint who’s special day is celerbated on Dec. 6 with gifts for good children, and ...

Park & Rec Report

Day of Play – Skate with Santa and the Steel TODAY! Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1-4 p.m. Spend the afternoon skating to your favorite holiday music with Santa, other holiday favorites and the New Ulm Steel Hockey Team to help support the local food shelf! Please bring non-perishable item and your ...

New Ulm Day of Giving

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Business & Retail Association (NUBRA) is hosting a New Ulm Day of Giving on Thursday, Dec. 8.  This is a chance for residents and visitors to shop at local New Ulm stores and support area charities at the same time!  Up to 10 percent of the pre-tax sale on ...

Correction

The Police Logs in Friday’s Journal mistakenly reported the Archery Trade Association, which had reported a burglary, is located the Marktplatz Mall. It is officed at 16 N. MInnesota Street, which is not in the Marktplatz Mall. The association had been officed in the mall but moved to a new ...

Good kids or good dogs, Santa always knows

This is Santa Claus’ busy time of year, getting ready for his big world-wide trip on Dec. 24. Fortunately, he has plenty of helpers ready to fill in for personal appearances that kids and parents love, to listen to kids’ Christmas wishes and pass them along to the head man. Saturday ...