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Chalking up another year

Local News

NEW ULM — Friday was the last day of school for St. Anthony 3rd grader Tiphany Dos Santos and to celebrate the occasion she began drawing a zoo-themed chalk display on a sidewalk along 412 North Second St. Dos Santos began drawing around 1 p.m. and was surprised when her teacher Kristin ...

Drive-by for Natalie

Local News

Friday, May 15 was Natalie Foster’s 12th birthday and to celebrate her family once again held a drive-by birthday celebration. With a sign placed at Raymond and Oak Street, Natalie could greet family and friends from a safe distance. This is the second drive-by birthday the Foster family ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Contact editor@nujournal.com. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Drive-In Service in the parking lot. NEW ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff’s Office • Assisted New Ulm Police in chasing a 22-year-old St. James man who escaped security from the Brown County Evaluation Center, Detox Division at 6:05 p.m. Thursday. A report was sent to the Brown County Attorney’s Office for consideration of charges ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Sibley County District Court May 14, 2020 • Elijah Llovera, 25, Arlington, appeared for a Rule 8 Hearing on charges alleging fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and domestic assault. He requested an omnibus hearing, which the court scheduled for June 25, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. ...

St. James man faces criminal vehicular homicide charge

Local News

GAYLORD — A 20-year-old St. James man facing five charges, including felony criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation for his alleged role in a Sept. 11, 2019 Sibley County crash, made an initial court appearance Friday. Tashawn Ray Parker, 25619 110th St., James, who ...

Second COVID-19 death in Brown County

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County has recorded its second death from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement from Brown County Public Health. The person was in their 90’s according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The confirmed cases in Brown County remains at 10. Four cases ...

Walk-in clinic becomes Urgent Care

Local News

NEW ULM — As the New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) restarts non-essential procedures, two changes will be implemented starting Saturday. The walk-in clinic will be relocated to the emergency entrance and redesignated Urgent Care. NUMC Human Resource Director Katie Slette said the former ...

Mom of 5 gets graduation parade

Local News

SEARLES — Amanda Benson of Searles, a mom of five young children, is graduating from South Central College this month, with a degree in office administration with an emphasis on finance. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will only be a virtual graduation ceremony, but friends and family ...

School board hears about graduation

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm School Board received an update on distance learning during a study session Thursday. The update included information on senior graduation plans. High School Principal Mark Bergman said he has worked out a plan with the Student Council. Initially, the students wanted ...

MLC commencement to be livestreamed

Local News

Martin Luther College (MLC) will conduct a virtual commencement service on Saturday that will be streamed at 10 a.m. Following the service, the reading of assignments will be streamed at 11:15 a.m. Friends and families can watch the services live at https://livestream.com/mlc-streams or view ...

Class of 1967 holds mini-reunion

Local News

NEW ULM — German Park hosted a mini class reunion for Cathedral’s Class of 1967, Thursday. Judy Sellner, Kathy Gostonczik, Lind Guggisberg, JoAnn Kamerud and Teri Schreyer graduated together 53 years ago and they continue to gather once a month. Normally, the group gets together at a ...

US meat exports surge as industry struggles to meet demand

Agribusiness

By JOSH FUNK Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. meat exports are surging even as the industry is struggling to meet domestic demand because of coronavirus outbreaks at processing plants that have sickened hundreds of workers and caused companies to scramble to improve ...

Nick Mueller Scholarship

Communities

The 2020 Nick Mueller Memorial Scholarship was presented to graduating senior, Joshua Liebl, center. One of Nick’s dreams was to become a police officer; however, he died suddenly in September 2004 from an asthma attack after completing the mile run in P.E. class. His mother, Nancy, ...

30 years at NUMC

Communities

Dr. Scott Rysdahl marked the 30th anniversary of his practice at the New Ulm Medical Center on Thursday with strudel in the shape of a 30. Rysdahl, a family practice doctor, arrived in New Ulm 30 years ago from the St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, where he served his internship and ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police * Received a report at 10:17 a.m. Thursday of a boulevard tree hit and damaged near 4th Street South and Broadway. A damage estimate was not available.

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (May 15, 22, 2020) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF NICOLLET DISTRICT COURT FIFTHJUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 08-PR-20-252 Estate of Constance Jean Bushard, De- cedent NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEAR- ING ON PETITION FOR DETERMINA- TION OF DESCENT ...

Planes salute first responders

Local News

A flyover above the New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) started at about 12:40 p.m. Wednesday. Two C-130 Hercules from the Minnesota National Guard approached from the southeast passing over NUMC staff and hundreds of spectators. Staff photos by Kevin Sweeney and Clay Schuldt

Del Monte property sold

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — Seneca Foods Corporation bought the Sleepy Eye Del Monte vegetable plant for $2 million cash, according to the Certificate of Real Estate Value recorded in the Brown County Recorder’s Office May 5. Any delinquent special assessments and taxes would be paid by the buyer, ...