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MVFH urges caution

Local News

NEW ULM — The COVID-19 pandemic will affect the operation of Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes, according to General Manager Eric Warmka. “We are still operating twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week making certain that those entrusted to our care and the families we serve are ...

GFW board discusses future of Fairfax school building

Local News

GIBBON — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) school board discussed future plans for the GFW Intermediate School building once it is vacated, Monday. On Feb. 28, the school board approved a resolution by a 4-2 vote to close the Fairfax school at at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. The ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (March 17, 21, 2020) State of Minnesota County of Brown Township of Cottonwood Seeking Quotes The Cottonwood Township Board is seeking quotes for sup- plying, crushing, load- ing and hauling 4000 yards (more or less) of crushed class 5 gravel. The gravel ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Rebecca M. Reinhart, 27, 2526 S. Bridge St., New Ulm, was charged with two counts of gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI Monday. According to court documents, New Ulm Police responded to a report at 11:44 p.m., March 14 of two cell phone hang-ups reporting a ...

Mangen, Schiefferts, Hammer, Jensen win show awards

Local News

NEW ULM — Alisa Mangen, Olivia and Stella Schieffert, Olivia Hammer and Abby Jensen won awards at the 47th Annual Polka town Market Hog Show at the Brown County Fairgrounds Coliseum Saturday. Mangen, of Sleepy Eye, was named Adult Champion in the judging contest. Olivia Schieffert was ...

Dist. 88 closes to students March 18-27

Local News

NEW ULM — A couple dozen people attended an emergency District 88 Board of Education meeting in the New Ulm Middle School gym Sunday afternoon to hear a summary of initial school planning for the coming days and weeks. Superintendent Jeff Bertrang said he participated in a conference call ...

Trade fair showcases history

Local News

NEW ULM — Gary “Doc” Herman said he’s been at every New Ulm Trade Fair and Living History event since it began four decades ago, except the first one. “Most of the people I met here way back when I started coming are gone now. But it’s interesting to come back and see some people ...

Closures, Cancellations Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Local News

The following is a list of canceled events and closures due to concerns for the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The list will be updated as The Journal is notified of events. For more information on the coronavirus, contact the Center for Disease Control’s website at ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a domestic call between a 24-year-old New Ulm man and 38-year-old New Ulm woman at 214 N. Garden St. at 3:54 p.m. Friday. The woman was injured but did not seek medical treatment. The man was taken to New Ulm Medical Center and placed on emergency hold for ...

Public notices

Legals

arch 16, 2020) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the condi- tions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORT- GAGE: July 28, 2015 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORT- GAGE: $112,142.00 MORTGAGOR(S): ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

SPEEDING Leyla M. Ahlbrecht, 559 11th St. E., Gibbon, 44/30,$135; Braxton M. Hoffmann,20462 140th Ave., New Ulm, 65/55, $125; Darin R. Holmgren, 120 1st St. S.W., Madelia, 70/60, $125; Lonnie L. Kodet, 24666 County Highway 1, Clements, 71/60, $135; Mathias Amoah, 324 S. Washington, New Ulm, ...

Tackes get visit, long- distance wave from traveling grandson

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm residents William and Mae Tacke received a visit from their grandson Neil Birkholtz, Friday. Unfortunately due to safety concerns over COVID-19, Birkholtz was forced to keep his distance. Birkholtz has been living overseas in southeast Asia doing missionary work. He ...

NUMC, others take measures against COVID-19 virus

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) ,through Allina Health, has placed new restrictions related to the coronavirus/ COVID-19. Under the new restriction, sick people are not allowed to visit patients at the hospital, and all patients are limited to two visitors per day. Compassionate ...

New Ulm Irish to march as usual on St. Patrick’s Day

Local News

NEW ULM — The 55th anniversary march of the Irish in New Ulm will take place on Tuesday, March 17, at 5 p.m., continuing its string as the longest continuous St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the state. The parade will begin at 3rd South and Minnesota Streets, and proceed the wrong way up ...

City of Springfield, Mayo reach termination agreement

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SPRINGFIELD —The City of Springfield announced Friday that the City and Mayo Clinic Health System agreed to termination of lease and affiliation agreements. The City is the owner of the land and improvements comprising the Springfield Community Hospital and Springfield Medical Clinic, ...

Meeting the governor

Local News

The Network New Ulm Community Leadership cohort spent their March session in St. Paul. After a tour of the U. S Bank Stadium and lunch at the League of MN Cities office with Gary Carlson, Intergovernmental Relations Director, the group walked over to the State Capitol. There they met with ...

GFW board to meet in Gibbon Monday

Local News

GIBBON — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) school board will discuss a number of items at a regular board meeting to begin at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 16 in the primary school cafeteria. Discussion items include future transportation options, the possible sale of the Gibbon football field, ...

Commissioners to get COVID 19 update

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will receive an informational update on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19) and the role of the public health department in planning and response, on Tuesday, March 17. The board meeting begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 17 in the courthouse ...

BCHS to present ‘DO TELL – Notable Women of Brown Co.’

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NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society invites the public to attend ‘DO TELL - Notable Women of Brown County’ on Tuesday, March 24, at the New Ulm Country Club. Dinner is at 6 p.m., with program. Dress up like the poster “Gossip Girls” and qualify for a door prize ...

Special Olympics Donation

Communities

The 3M Club Christmas Dinner/Dance committee recently donated $500 to the Special Olympics. (Pictured L to R) Mary Nachreiner (S.O. board member), Brittany Foesch, Myron Seidl (S.O. board member), Cassie Lienig, Amber Woitaszewski, Iris Rosales, Joe Bender, and Amy Scheibel (3M Club Christmas ...