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NUACS holds annual Berghold Appeal dinner

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Area Catholic Schools (NUACS) held their annual Alexander Berghold Society Appeal dinner at the New Ulm Country Club, Saturday. The event honors donors who have contributed $250 or more to the annual appeal. The dinner opened with a prayer from Bishop John M. LeVoir. ...

Author visit

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Submitted photo Recently, New Ulm Middle School had welcome surprise when author Nancy Noyes Silcox, in town for her class reunion, volunteered to share a book she wrote with NUMS 7th graders. Nancy is a graduate from NUHS, an inductee into the NUHS Hall of Fame and author of the book ...

Author Allen Eskens to visit Fairfax Library

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FAIRFAX — Minnesota author Allen Eskens, bestselling author of “The Life We Bury,” “The Guise of Another,” “The Heavens May Fall,” “The Deep Dark Descending” and “The Shadows We Hide” will visit the Fairfax Public Library for a program and a book signing on Tuesday, Nov. ...

Amy Klobuchar-Dem

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Jim Newberger responded to a Minnesota Newspaper Association questionnaire asking about their view on issues. Their answers are given here. They have been slightly edited for length. To see a document with their complete answers go to www.nujournal.com Top priority: If ...

Jim Newberger-Rep

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Jim Newberger responded to a Minnesota Newspaper Association questionnaire asking about their view on issues. Their answers are given here. They have been slightly edited for length. To see a document with their complete answers go to www.nujournal.com Top priority: If ...

Park & Rec Report

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Youth Pottery offered Mondays; Nov. 5 and 12 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Community Center. Register online or at the Rec Center. Open Broomball begins Nov. 7 and will run Wednesdays from 7:15-8:45 p.m. at the Civic Center. Admission is $4.75 per person or punch cards are available for $42.75 ...

Hall of Fame inducts 2018 class

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NEW ULM — Friday’s ceremony at Turner Hall was music to the ears of the six new inductee of the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. It was the 30th annual Induction Ceremony held by the Hall of Fame. The 2018 inductees included University of Minnesota organist Dean Billmeyer, Educator in Native ...

Springfield Going to State

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Staff photo by Jeremy Behnke Springfield players celebrate their Section 3A championship at Mattke Field at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. The No. 3 seed Tigers defeated No. 1 seed Murray County Central 15-14 to earn their first trip to the Class A State Tournament since ...

Lewisville man faces two assault charges in Halloween detox brawl

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NEW ULM — A 19-year-old Lewisville man faces two gross misdemeanor 4th-degree assault charges and two misdemeanor 5th-degree assault charges after tussling with law enforcement at the Brown County Evaluation Center on Halloween night. Charges were filed Thursday in Brown County District ...

Foundation announces fall grants

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Foundation recently held a reception for the 2018 Fall Grant recipients. $20,575 were given in grants for this fall cycle. Awarded from the NUVERA and Somsen Endowment Funds was a grant to the Concord Singers for $2,375 to fund the preservation and retention of ...

St. Paul man faces two felony check charges

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NEW ULM — Charges were filed in Brown County District Court Thursday against a 56-year-old St. Paul man for allegedly forging three checks totalling $11,600 that were cashed at Alliance Bank branches in New Ulm, Hanska and Madelia in July 26 through Aug. 4. Timothy J. Kellerman, St. Paul, ...

State Patrol IDs pedestrian-car crash victim, driver

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NEW ULM — The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the pedestrian killed in a one-vehicle crash at Broadway and 6th North Street on Thursday. The State Patrol reported Friday afternoon that Craig L. Schmidt, 63, New Ulm, died in the crash involving a 2017 Dodge Journey driven by Tammy L. ...

Courtland man injured in Franklin area farm accident

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FRANKLIN — A Courtland man sustained serious injuries in a farming accident norhteast of Franklin. At 9:58 a.m. Friday, Renville County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an accident at a hog barn site on 660th Aveneu in the Bandon Township, approximately two miles northeast of ...

Addendum

Local News

The front page story in the Friday, Nov. 2 edition of The Journal about area political races should have included Sleepy Eye 2nd Ward Councilman Richard Zinniel being challenged by Gary Windschitl in the Nov. 6 election.

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at New Ulm Event Center, 301 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Minnesota State Patrol • Received a two-vehicle crash report with injuries at 6:43 p.m. Thursday on State Highway 19 at milepost 98, Severance Township, Sibley County. A 2002 Hyundai Accent driven by Ross A. Rieke, 57, was eastbound on Highway 19, crossed the center line and collided with a ...

Crash on Broadway

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New Ulm Police stop traffic following a reportedly fatal crash on North Broadway near Walgreens late Thursday afternoon. No further information was available as of press time.

Sleepy Eye boy in Babe Ruth photo dies at 107

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SLEEPY EYE — A 107-year-old Sleepy Eye native photographed with New York Yankees players Babe Ruth and Bob Meusel at Sleepy Eye Baseball Park in 1922, died Oct. 16 on the 96th anniversary of the major league baseball player barnstorming game with local stars. On a chilly day at age 11, ...

Cedar Mountain voters to decide operating levy rate Nov. 6

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MORGAN — Cedar Mountain School District voters will determine the fate of a $790 per pupil unit operating levy increase on General Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. If approved, the 10-year operating levy will generate about $400,000 in new revenue and would take effect for the 2019-2020 ...