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New Ulm

A Tour of Two Cities

NEW ULM — A two-city tour was held between New Ulm and its sister city Neu Ulm, Thursday. Armed with a film crew with a Zoom connection, New Ulm Mayor Terry Sveine was able to show citizens of Neu Ulm sites around New Ulm, starting at the Hermann Monument. Meanwhile, on the Neu Ulm end of ...

SE man convicted of felony custody deprivation

SLEEPY EYE — A 27-year-old Sleepy Eye man earlier convicted of felony custody deprivation was sentenced in Brown County District Court June 21. Vicente Flores Jr., 221 Summit St. S.E. received a stay of imposition, was fined $585 and sentenced to 15 days local confinement, Huber privileges ...

NU man sentenced for assault

NEW ULM — A 24-year-old New Ulm man earlier convicted of fifth-degree assault, was sentenced to 24 months in prison, stayed for five years probation in Brown County District Court June 22. Alexander M. Wyman, 1315 N. Broadway, was sentenced to 247 days in jail, credited with 247 days ...

Vietnamese Americans re-visit NU

NEW ULM — Thanks to the compassion and elbow grease of volunteers from six New Ulm churches, an 11-member Vietnamese family emigrated from a refugee camp in Malaysia to New Ulm in 1977. Two members of the family, Richard and Solomon Huynh, drove to New Ulm from the San Francisco Bay Area ...

United Church of Christ in New Ulm to close at the end of the year

NEW ULM — The United Church of Christ (UCC) in New Ulm will be closing at the end of 2021. The church board voted in May to close. “We’ve known this was hanging over our heads for some time,” Pastor Diane Hatman said. Church Council President Deanne Romaine said it was a ...

Commissioners narrow list of A-T candidates

NEW ULM — After more than two hours of interviews Wednesday, Brown County Commissioners unanimously narrowed the list of Auditor-Treasurer finalists from four to two. Assistant Brown County Auditor-Treasurer Kelly Hotovec and August Schell Brewing Co. Controller Liza Kukla will be ...