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New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries at Center and Broadway at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday. A 2017 Buick Envision driven by Shirley Wendinger, 84, New Ulm, was stopped for a red light when a 2010 Volkswagon Jetta driven by Jaydon Booth, 21, New Ulm, slid into the back ...

Public notices

Legals

uary 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 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: March 29, 2004 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF ...

Home loan program continued

Local News

NEW ULM—The New Ulm Economic Development Authority agreed to allocate funds to continue the Homebuyer Assistance Loan and Small Business Incentive Grant programs in 2020. The Homebuyer Assistance Loan program has $7,806.45 available. One application has recently been received and approved. ...

SE City Council discusses rental inspection rules

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — After listening to a property owner and discussing its new rental inspection ordinance, the Sleepy Eye City Council took no action on the ordinance Tuesday. Matt Vickery of Sleepy Eye said his son has lived in property Matt owns for 14 years and asked that the property be ...

Planning Commission OKs permit applications

Local News

NEW ULM — The Brown County Planning Commission unanimously approved a pair of conditional use permit applications Tuesday. The first application, filed by John Schwartz of Schwartz Farms on property owned by Lindeman & Wells, Inc., Section 5, North Star Township, to amend an existing ...

United Way announces free tax prep program

Local News

NEW ULM — United Way is again offering free tax preparation by IRS certified volunteer preparers in the lower level of the New Ulm Public Library. This service will be by appointment only by calling 507-276-3186. Phone calls are being taken now for appointments that will be made for ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a one-vehicle-pedestrian crash with minor injuries at Center and Broadway at 11:08 a.m. Tuesday. A 2003 Pontiac Bonneville driven by Ronald Corbo, 49, New Ulm, was westbound on Center, trying to turn right (northbound) on Broadway when he collided with a ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 8, 15, 2020) *SEASONAL MATERIALS BID* BIDS CLOSE January 29, 2020 BROWN COUNTY, MN Notice for Bids-Seasonal Materi- als Requirements. Notice is hereby given that the Brown County Engineer will accept sealed bids at the Of- fice of the County ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Organ Concert at Cathedral on Friday NEW ULM — Dr. Chris Gage, music director and organist at Overbrook Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA, will present an organ concert at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on Friday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. Dr. Gage has performed in numerous organ ...

NU Young Professionals to host 2020 Kick-Off Event

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Evolve) group is kicking off the 2020 year with a private event at The Retz 227 on Thursday, January 16 from 6-8 p.m., and will offer information about the organization, as well as sushi and desserts for attendees. There is no cost to ...

Gibbon crowns 2020 Royalty Saturday

Local News

GIBBON — The 2020 Gibbon Royalty coronation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at the GFW-Primary School in Gibbon. Admission is free-will donation at the door. The 2019 Gibbon Royalty are Emily Burns and Stephanie Mashuga. Gibbon’s royalty are crowned as equal royal ...

GFW board proposes to close Fairfax school

Local News

FAIRFAX — By a 3-2 vote with one board member not voting Monday, the Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) Board of Education proposed to close the Fairfax school beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. Action came on a motion by Winthrop board member Phil Klenk, seconded by Winthrop board member ...

Rec center pool may close during construction

Local News

NEW ULM—The New Ulm Park and Recreation Commission received a Reinvest in New Ulm (RENU) update. The Recreation Center project might need to close the aquatic facility to save money during the improvements. The RENU projects at the Recreation Center include the aquatic improvements, indoor ...

Sleepy Eye man sentenced in juvenile sex case

Local News

BROWN COUNTY — A 49-year-old Sleepy Eye man originally charged with three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for inappropriately touching a girl under age 13 three times over a two-year period, received a stay of adjudication in Brown County District Court Dec. 31. According to ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 2020) FORCLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VE- RIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AF- FECTED BY THIS AC- TION. Notice is hereby given that default has ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

Brown County Record (All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) DANGEROUS WEAPONS-METAL KNUCKLES/SWITCHBLADE Leonardo Lopez, 33751 State Highway 4 N., St. James, $285; 30 days local confinement, stayed for 6 months Unsupervised probation, misdemeanor; also possession of drug ...

Census, legislative issues in spotlight at league forum

Local News

NEW ULM — A public forum on the 2020 Census and state legislative issues was held by the League of Women Voters (LWV) Saturday at the Oakwood Methodist Church. 2020 Census Paul Huffman, the Census and Redistricting Coordinator for LWV in Minnesota, discussed the upcoming census and the ...

Quilting for Sight

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ST. GEORGE — For the ninth year in a row, quilters and quilt admirers have gathered at St. George Parish Center for the Sewing for Sight Quilt Show. Nearly 70 sewers registered for this year’s retreat, each working on their project, but all helped to raise money for the Foundation for ...

Fire in Morton displaces 7

Local News

MORTON — On Jan. 12 at 4:25 p.m. the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a house on fire on the 300 block of Walnut Drive North in Morton. The owner called to report heavy smoke and flames coming from the basement of the house. He reported that he and the six ...

Ten complete leadership programs at Citizens

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NEW ULM — Citizens Bank Minnesota is pleased to announce that ten staff members have completed the Citizens Leadership Program. The program, which includes Citizens Leadership Academy and Citizens Leadership Course, was developed to grow leadership skills as well as develop personal and ...