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Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a call from the Brown County Evaluation Center, 510 Front St. N. at 8:31 a.m. Monday. A 55-year-old Sandstone man brought a weapon to detox. A report will be sent to the Brown County Attorney’s Office for charge consideration. • Responded to a disturbance ...

Court Proceedings

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Sibley County District Court • Robin E. Gardner, 47, Gibbon, pleaded guilty June 20 to wrongfully obtaining assistance/theft (MA). Adjudication was stayed and he was placed on two year probation to court services. Conditions include immediately paying $9,392.62 restitution, de-certification ...

Bach to Bock

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NEW ULM — Schell’s Brewery hosted a different kind Bach festival Sunday with a “Bach & Brews” performance. The “Bach” in Bach & Brews refers to the famous German composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Most of Bach’s work was sacred music to be performed in churches, but he did ...

Still time to enter city’s Big Tree contest

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NEW ULM — The Northern Catalpa tree is known for its large bell-shaped white flowers and uneven or oval-shaped crown of branches. Whoever can find and identify the largest specimen in New Ulm by July 1 will win the annual New Ulm Big Tree Contest. This is the 11th year the New Ulm Tree ...

Kiesling House programs focusing on history

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NEW ULM — For the last three summers, the Historic Kiesling House has been open to visitors and special program, but 2019 is the first year it has been operated by the Brown County Historical Society (BCHS). The Kiesling House was constructed in 1861. It survived the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War ...

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage

Monday Business

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use after dark. Arizona Public Service has been an early adopter of battery storage technology ...

New Ulm on TV

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nuCAT nuCAT is seen on Comcast Channel 14 and Nuvera Channel 903. The Journal is not responsible for last-minute changes in programming. Tuesday, June 25 12-12:30 am Concertina Styles & Smiles 1-2:30 am Victory Vertical Piano Concert 3-4 am Concerts in the Park: Original German ...

Good times at the block party

Local News

NEW ULM — Summer is here and area youth are looking for things to do. Saturday the place to be was the Annual Summer Party on Valley Street. The event was started three years ago by Sandy Taylor as a way to give area children something do. For the last two years, the celebration was hosted ...

‘Mooseum’ pulls in visitors

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BERNADOTTE — A herd of tourists visited the village of Bernadotte Saturday to tour the Mooseum. The Mooseum is the home of Ruth Klossner, who has the distinction of holding the Guinness World Record Collection of cow-related items. Each year, Klossner has held an open house event for ...

Friday Bloodmobile collection

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The Red Cross Bloodmobile collected 62 units of blood on Friday, the last day of its three-day stop in New Ulm. The goal for the day was 78 units. Gallon pins were awarded to Nicole Portner, 1 gallon; Brice Andree, 14 gallons, Delbert Fischer, 16 gallons, and Richard Schnobrich, 17 ...

Lions Walk to D-Feet Children’s Hearing Loss

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Submitted photo Ten New Ulm Lions and friends participated in the 8th annual Lions “D-Feet Children’s Hearing Loss” walk on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at the U of M Landscape Arboretum, Chaska MN. Over $92,000 was raised for the Lions Children’s Hearing Center at the University of ...

Park & Rec Report

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Monday Night Community Concert in German Park Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m. Entertainment by Molly and Sonny Boy. Municipal Band Concerts are Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on July 10, July 17 and July 24! FREE Yoga in the Park for all ages! Enjoy beautiful summer Saturday mornings in our Parks ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Renville County Sheriff • A two-vehicle accident occurred 3:24 p.m. Friday at the intersection of County Road 1 and County Road 4, approximately eight miles south of Danube. A 2004 Internation tractor truck and trailer, driven by Mark Wagner, 62, of Bird Island was traveling east on CR 4 ...

Solstice celebration marks longest day of the year

Local News

NEW ULM — The sunset on Friday evening was special. It arrived at 9:06 p.m. making it the longest day of the year with 13 hours, 46 minutes and 41 seconds of sunlight. The summer solstice is not only the longest day of the year but the first day of summer. A special celebration was held in ...

Fromm cleared on felony counts

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NEW ULM — Brown County District Judge Robert Docherty dismissed two felony charges against a Sleepy Eye woman accused of abusing her three stepchildren, but convicted her on four other gross misdemeanor charges. After a two-day bench trial, Docherty spent about 20 minutes of case study ...

SE police warn of suspicious man offering gum to two young boys

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SLEEPY EYE — Police reported getting a call at 3:30 p.m. Friday about two boys, aged 9 and 10, who reported being offered gum from an unfamiliar man near South Park. Police said the boys described the vehicle as a gray truck with four doors and a gray topper over the bed. They described the ...

Area Church Services

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Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 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 Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

Off the Shelf: Help for struggling readers

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I love reading, I am sure that comes as no surprise. You’d be hard pressed to find a librarian who dislikes reading. I love curling up with a book on a chilly morning. I love falling asleep with a book at night. I love stolen moments of the day reading, when I should really be doing something ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a domestic call at 508 1/2 Garden St. N. at 2:50 a.m. Friday. A 39-year-old New Ulm woman was transported to New Ulm Medical Center for evaluation. A 38-year-old New Ulm man was slightly injured but refused medical attention. A report was forwarded to the New ...