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New Ulm Police • Received a report at 5:41 p.m. Jan. 3 of the theft of an Xbox video game console from the E building at Linderhof Apartments, 1100 16th St. N. Estimated value of the stolen item was not available.

Utilities director discusses need for electric rate increase

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Utilities (NUPU) is proposing an electrical rate increase this year. Utilities Director Rod Marshall gave a presentation on the increase during the New Ulm Area Chamber sponsored Hot Topics Breakfast at the New Ulm Country Club Friday. The rate increase will ...

The Grand announces People’s Choice awards for ArtScape

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NEW ULM — The 10th Annual ArtScape Juried Art Show recently closed at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture in New Ulm. The winner of this year’s People's Choice Award in the adult category is "Pug" by Brian Berle (above, right). Berle created this piece out of found metal objects. ...

Three arrested in drug raid; pound of meth found

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NEW ULM — Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force (MRVDTF) and other agents arrested three male suspects and found 520 grams (one pound, two ounces) of methamphetamine in a storage shed on the 1200 block of North Front Street Thursday night. The arrest came after an on-going investigation ...

Fim Society to air ‘Eight Grade’

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NEW ULM—It’s tough growing up in any age, ask any middle-schooler. If you don’t know any middle school kids, consider watching the new film “Eighth Grade.” The New Ulm Film Society is screening the 2018 comedy-drama “Eighth Grade” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, at the New Ulm Public ...

Christensen Farms gives $20,000 to food banks throughout the Midwest

Local News

NEW ULM. – During the week of December 17, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, donated a total of $20,000 to food banks across the Midwest. The organization collaborated with local food banks in 15 communities in which it operates, to provide pork ...

Hy-Vee recalls cheesecakes made with Diamond Crystal Brands Mix

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its cheesecakes made with Diamond Crystal Brands cheesecake mix due to the potential that they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s ...

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 ...

Police Log

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a theft report from Subway, 1404 S. Broadway at 8:28 a.m. Friday. A former employee reportedly took an undetermined amount of cash from September to November 2018 at the downtown and S. Broadway Subway outlets. The report remains under investigation. Sleepy Eye ...

Grand Center undergoing renovation work

Local News

NEW ULM — The wooden floors and brick walls of The Grand Center for Arts and Culture have grown quiet as the gallery and performing arts center prepares for renovations and new additions to the building. “One of the things we’re doing is we’re starting a letter press and ...

New Year, New Grand

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Anne Makepeace, executive director of The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, points at the new ventilation system installed in the basement of the building Thursday, to accomodate the new printing program at the center.

Melt down commences

Local News

Large and small pieces of ice float down the Minnesota River Thursday afternoon as temperatures climbed into the 30s. The National Weather Service forecasts above freezing daytime temperatures for about a week.

Wrong photo accompanied story

Local News

The story about Alan G. Barnes of Comfrey on page 1A of The Journal on Thursday, Jan 3, was incorrectly accompanied by a picture of Brady Barnes of Sleepy Eye. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office released a statement Thursday to clarify that “the photo released by the Brown County Jail in ...

Private pesticide applicator recertification workshops

Agribusiness

WORTHINGTON Minn. — If you need to renew your Private Pesticide Applicator certification, you can do so by attending one of the upcoming recertification workshops sponsored by University of Minnesota Extension. These workshops offer a great opportunity to review regulations and safety issues ...

Register now for ‘Strategic Farming’ workshops

Agribusiness

In crop production, what is the likelihood of seeing a positive economic return from a foliar fungicide application or a “build and maintain” soil fertility program? Which strategies are worth the time and money when managing soybean aphid? What seed and technology trait decisions are the ...

School Lunch Menus

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Lafayette Charter School Monday: Chicken Nuggets, California Blend Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Deli Sub, Ham, Turkey, Cheese, Corn, Fruit Wednesday: Hamburger Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Beef and Bean Burrito, Baked Beans, ...

Deutsche Longbeards donate to Food Shelf

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NEW ULM — Members of the Der Deutsche Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently delivered turkeys to the New Ulm Area Food Shelf. The chapter raised funds for this donation at their annual banquet. Proceeds from the banquet also fund local youth hunting ...

Smiley’s Food Donation

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Submitted photo Smiley’s Tavern had a successful food shelf drive on Nov. 4. Thanks to the people who made it possible, organizers took in $1,500 and 160 pounds of food. Pictured above, from left, are Sharon Isenberg, Brad “Sarge” Kirk from the Food Shelf, and Al Kopischke.

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries at 10:06 a.m. Thursday. A 2000 Ford E150 van driven by Carroll Netsuke, 73, New Ulm, was southbound on Highway 14 at 19th North Street when he was hit by a 2008 Chevy Impala driven by Donald Loeck, 84, New Ulm, who was ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Early Childhood Screening next week NEW ULM — Early Childhood Screening is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Screening is available to any child who is between the ages of 3 years and Kindergarten. During screening children will participate in ...