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Police Logs

Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff • Received a report at 6:37 a.m. April 26 about a burglary that occurred sometime overnight at the Hanska Post Office, 114 Broadway. Suspects stole a print scanner, copier and keys. A value amount of the stolen items was not available. New Ulm Police • Responded to a ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Charges of felony fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount of marijuana, gross misdemeanor obstruct legal process-interfere with police officer, misdemeanor trespass were filed April 27 against Jesse J. Barnhart, 31, 406 Broadway, Hanska. His bail was ...

Too close for comfort

Local News

A Minnesota Valley Transport, Inc., semi trailer collided with concrete under the Marktplatz Mall main entrance on 1st North Street Monday morning. Police were notified of the crash at 8:48 a.m. Monday before getting assistance from the New Ulm Fire Department and Brown County Sheriff’s ...

Winthrop man faces felony threats of violence charge

Local News

NEW ULM — A 54-year-old rural Winthrop man was arrested April 23 near New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) after police noticed a particular sign among several messages on the outside of his vehicle. A felony threats of violence and misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge were filed in Brown County ...

Developers lobby for historic tax credit extension

Local News

MINNESOTA — The Minnesota Legislature will likely extend the Minnesota historic tax credit’s sunset date, but the length of that extension will depend on negotiation between the state House and state Senate. The credit provides 20% reimbursement of qualified cost to redevelop properties ...

Beussman is Tourism Person of Year

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce announced that Bob Beussman, who served over a decade as mayor of New Ulm, has earned top honors as Tourism Person of the Year. Mayor Bob’s passion and enthusiasm for the city of New Ulm has heightened New Ulm’s profile as a must-see ...