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St. James man sentenced to 81 months in prison

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NEW ULM — A St. James man linked to a pound of methamphetamine found in a North Front Street storage shed in January 2019, was sentenced to 81 months in prison Tuesday in Brown County District Court. Trevor D. Randall, 42, St. James, was sentenced to 81 months in the St. Cloud Correctional ...

SEPS seeks mask donations

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye Public School is seeking mask donations for its summer school program and potentially fall classes. Adult and child size masks are needed, according to a Thursday Sleepy Eye Public School Facebook post. Donated masks can be dropped off in the elementary school ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Springfield Police * Received a family service report at 415 Cass Ave. N. at 6:03 p.m. A report will be sent to the Brown County Attorney’s Office. * Received a report of graffiti on cement under a bridge near CR 5 and Cottonwood Street East at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Springfield Street ...

Public notices

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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 ...

United Way awards 3rd round of COVID-19 emergency grants

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NEW ULM — The United Way of the Brown County Area has made its third round of COVID-19 Emergency Non-Profit Assistance Grant awards. These grants support non-profit organizations that provide services to families and individuals in Brown County who are struggling due to the COVID-19 crisis. ...

Royal welcome to Sleepy Eye

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Submitted photo The Miss Sleepy Eye Royalty welcomed the New Ulm Car Cruisers as they came to Sleepy Eye on Wednesday evening to travel through the community, making special drive-by visits to the nursing homes! The Royalty then met the classic cars on the west side of town to thank them for ...

Legion Post announces scholarship winners

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NEW ULM — The Ben J. Seifert American Legion Scholarship Committee announces the recifour $500 scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 school year. They are Margaret Fliszar, Rachel Hohensee, Leah Preisinger, and Hayleigh Hazen. They were selected for their educational achievements, ...

Memorial Day observance in New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional Memorial Day parade and ceremony at New Ulm Cemetery will not be held. Instead, a Memorial Day observance will be broadcast on radio station KNUJ starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25. Downtown businesses are asked to ...

Live music at Orchard Hills

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NEW ULM — Music returned to Orchard Hills Wednesday night. A local band called The Misfits and a few fellow musicians joined up to entertain the residents. Orchard Hills activity director Kari Apitz said usually Orchard Hills has live music twice a week, but since the COVID-19 outbreak, ...

Spring plants fundraiser

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NEW ULM — The plants for New Ulm United Soccer Club’s fundraiser arrived Wednesday evening. Club members and volunteers helped unload 15 garden carts from a delivery truck and sort the plants for delivery. The spring fundraiser is an annual tradition for the club. New Ulm United Soccer ...

Boys get drive-by party

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Mason and Jordan Schmidt turned 3 on May 19 and parents Eric and Suzy Schmidt invited family and friends out on the boulevard/front yard, drive-by style, to have a birthday ice cream treat. They staggered out when people should arrive to practice social distancing.

SE City Council OKs street fixes

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved a resolution ordering 12th Avenue N.E. and St. Mary’s Street improvements at a special meeting Wednesday noon. Sleepy Eye City Engineer David Palm said Minnesota State Aid and DEED (Department of Employment and Economic ...

Highway 93 at Henderson opens

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Original detour for Highway 111/ Highway 22 Nicollet to Gaylord to resume MANKATO — Highway 93 south of Henderson is open after closing from Highway 169 to Henderson Sunday evening due to flooding. The Highway 93 closure resulted in a temporary modification to the Highway 111/22 ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police * Responded to a car-pedestrian crash at 2nd South Street and Payne Street at 4:12 p.m. Tuesday. A 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix, entered by a child who shifted the car out of park, rolled backwards down 2nd South Street. The mother of the child tried to stop the car as it rolled ...

Public notices

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ay 21, 28 2020) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 08-PR-20-352 In Re: Estate of Paul H. Schroer, also known as Paul Schroer, De- cedent. NOTICE OF INFOR- MAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ...

Bus parade

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Bus Line (NUBL) paid tribute to the students, teachers, administrators and staff in New Ulm with a School Bus Cruise. Over 30 buses drove to the various schools in town. The convoy of buses started at Rive Bend Education District, traveled to the New Ulm Area Catholic ...

Surprise!

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NEW ULM — A line of cars circled the block of 600 N. Franklin Tuesday to celebrate St. Paul’s teacher Jean Schroeder who is retiring after 40 years of teaching. Schroeder’s last day as a teacher is this Friday. Since the schools are closed to the public, friends, family, staff and ...

City council extends emergency till June 12

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council authorized the city declaration of emergency relating to COVID-19 to Friday, June 12. This grants the mayor, city manager and emergency management director the ability to determine and implement the actions required to protect the safety of staff and ...

County buildings begin to reopen

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BROWN COUNTY — Commissioners learned how Brown County resumed public-facing services in the courthouse and license bureau Tuesday. In-person services resumed by appointment only. The Community Service Building-Human Services department and the Probation/Attorney resumed open doors. ...