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New Ulm

Winter wonders

Accompanied by a teacher, Sleepy Eye Elementary School student Arik Rehbein, right, walks from the school to a school bus Tuesday afternoon. Sleepy Eye Public School implemented a temporary mask mandate for all K-12 students, staff and school visitors effective Jan. 17 through Tuesday, Feb. 1. ...

PUC enters into gas contract with MMGA

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission (PUC) authorized agreeing with Minnesota Municipal Gas Agency (MMGA) to supply a daily contract quantity of natural gas. The New Ulm Public Utilities was offered a natural gas pre-pay opportunity through MMGA. This opportunity involves ...

Borchert receives NU Human Rights Award

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Human Rights Commission (HRC) awarded New Ulm Police Chief David Borchert the 2021 New Ulm Human Rights Award. The award was presented to Borchert Monday by two former HRC commissioners, Jackie Krehbiel and Timothy Frenning. Krehbiel said she was honored to give ...

Waibels receive Hub Club Service to Agriculture Award

NEW ULM — It was truly a family affair for Mary and Tim Waibel of Courtland when they received the New Ulm Farm City Hub Club Service to Agriculture Award at the New Ulm Community Center Monday. Waibel family members came from as far away as South Dakota, riding a coach charter bus to the ...

Fire damages houses on Hilltop

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Fire Department and Police Department responded at 11:24 Monday to a house fire at 1420 Hilltop St. in New Ulm. The initial report was of a fire in the attached garage at the residence. Upon arrival, the garage was fully involved and the fire had extended into the ...

Citizens Bank hosts blood drive

Submitted photo Citizens Bank Minnesota hosted an employee blood drive with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, Jan. 19, in their New Ulm Training Room. Citizens employees collected 27 units of blood, exceeding their goal of 25. Citizens is committed to strengthening the community and ...