New Ulm

Park & Rec Report

Thank you to Martin Luther College, students and Duane Backhaus for doing an absolute fabulous job cleaning up Harman, Hermann and Nehl’s Park in honor of Earth Day. We are so grateful for your assistance with spring clean up!!! Open Pickleball at Rec Center Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays ...

Food Shelf donation

Submitted photo Brown County Corn and Soybean Growers Association board member Jim Peterson, right, presents a $500 check to Brad Kirk, director of the New Ulm Food Shelf. The organization recently donated a total of $1,500 to Brown County food shelves to purchase meat products.

Community-wide Internship program introduced

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce introduces the New Ulm Community-Wide Internship Program. This program was created out of a need to solve an ongoing workforce shortage facing our area. Through this initiative, the intention is to establish ongoing relationships with area ...

Arbor Day Celebration

NEW ULM — It was tree planting weather Friday in German Park. Second graders from St. Anthony’s Elementary attended the Arbor Day program and helped plant a new tree. The program included Mayor Robert Beussman’s reading of the Arbor Day proclamation and New Ulm Library’s Youth Service ...

Autism awareness on the road

J&R Schugel Trucking employees examine their new Autism Awareness Truck Friday after it was unveiled to the public and employees. J&R Schugel President Dan Denhof said the truck will help raise autism awareness in the community.

New Ulm Middle School presents “The Music Man”

NEW ULM — “The Music Man” is coming to New Ulm courtesy of The New Ulm Middle School students. The classic 1957 musical will be performed by 5th-8th grade students at 7 p.m. Friday, May 3 and at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for ...

Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day

BROWN COUNTY — Saturday, April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Drug Take Back drop boxes are located in the Brown County Sheriff’s Office lobby, 15 S. Washington St., the Sleepy Eye Police Department lobby, 200 Main St. East; the Springfield Police Dept., 16 N. Marshall ...

BCHS book sale underway

The Brown County Historical Society annual book sale drew a good crowd to the museum annex Friday. The sale continues 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Items for sale include books, puzzles, DVDs and LP records. The book, “A German Town,” is being sold at a reduced price of $5.

DAV officers

Submitted photo The New Ulm DAV chapter 15 installed their 2019 officers at their April meeting. From left: Lorenz Canfield, Chaplain; Marsha Bryant, Commander; Larrys Kilmer, Sr Vice Commander; Scott Chambard, Jr Vice Commander; Mona Widmer, Adjutant; George Downs, Chapter Service Officer; ...

Crash on Highway 14

A collision between a Jeep SUV and a Ford pickup took place around 11:35 a.m. Friday on Highway 14 near North Highland in New Ulm. Kristine Marcell Listrom, 51, of Fairfax was traveling east on Highway 14 in a 2017 Jeep Renegade when Duncan Lee Larson, 43, of 109 Higland Ave. N. entered the ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Phone and device charging stations installed at New Ulm Medical Center NEW ULM — Thanks to funding from the New Ulm Medical Center Foundation, patients at New Ulm Medical Center can now charge their phones or devices without worry of a draining battery. Fourteen ChargeTech stations can be ...

Off the Shelf: Celebrate Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and it’s not too late to celebrate. If you’re looking to join a book group, all are invited to the library’s Poetry Reading Group. Participants should be prepared to read aloud and discuss at least two poems. Original work or work by others is welcome. ...

Lions Club donates to library

Submitted photo The Lions Club of New Ulm recently donated $1,000 to the New Ulm Public Library. These funds will be used to purchase 60 to 70 Large Print Books. This donation was made possible by the attendance at the Lions recent Dad’s Belgian Waffle Brunch fund raiser. Pictured L - R ...

Tonic Sol-fa to perform at State Street Theater Friday

NEW ULM — Tonic Sol-fa is a ground-breaking Minnesota acappella ensemble who will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the State Street Theater, 1 North State Street in New Ulm. The Emmy Award-winning ensemble is known as a leader in the world of vocal music for their arrangements and ...

Historical Society’s Annual Book Sale

NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society’s Annual Book Sale will be held on April 26 and 27 in the museum annex located just north of the museum. Items being sold include books, puzzles, CDs, DVDs and LP records. The book, “A German Town”, will be sold for a reduced price of ...

Blue skies brighten Easter Egg hunt

NEW ULM — Amid warm temperatures and bright sunny skies, hundreds of local kids scrambled to grab eggs and candy at the annual Easter Egg hunt Saturday at German Park, sponsored by New Ulm Park and Recreation. In recent years, the egg hunt was held at New Ulm Civic Center because of snow or ...

CBD Center part of new industry in state

NEW ULM — The CBD Centers at 700 N. Broadway, Suite 2 is not just a new business it is a brand new industry in Minnesota. The CBD Centers opened its storefront on Thursday, March 28. Four months earlier, it would not have been legal to sell its product line in the state. CBD is an ...

MRCI Thrift Store donates to German Park

Submitted photo MRCI Bargains Thrift Store donated $100 to the German Park amphitheater project. In the back row, from left: Alex Vorwerk, Tom Buker, Ruth Brandel, Josh Pieser and Shari Roth. In Front from left: Carol Guggisberg, Carol Helget, Andrew Rader, Bonnie Paulson, Phyllis Gag and ...