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Lyric 3 signs up

Local News

Sid’s Signs on Broadway installs new signs at the Lyric 3 movie theater on Center Street Friday. The theater is closed until Thursday, Nov. 21 for interior and exterior renovations. The theater, formerly a Cinema 3 theater, was owned by Carmike, then by AMC . It was purchased in June by ...

Judge dismisses B&L street dance case

Local News

NEW ULM — Five days before they were scheduled for a one-day jury trial, misdemeanor liquor license violation charges involving a July 27 street dance on Minnesota Street, the B & L Bar, Inc. and Ricky A. Kamm were dismissed Friday. Brown County District Judge Robert Docherty signed an ...

MVL announces ‘Spirit of MVL’ Award Winners

Local News

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School is celebrating the great number of people in our family, all with a heart for Christian education, with its Spirit of MVL events. This special evening will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Best Western Plus Conference Center in New ...

Commissioners to consider changing license bureau hours

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will consider authorizing changing Brown County License Bureau hours to be consistent with all county officers and union policy Tuesday, Nov. 19. Changing hours to 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday will help create a standard 40-hour work week. ...

Fifth N. Street opens

Local News

After an extensive reconstruction project, Fifth N. Street reopened Thursday. As originally planned, the final lift of bituminous pavement will be paved in spring/summer 2020. The final topsoil grading and sodding will take place at the same time.

Park & Rec Report

Local News

Teen Day of Play Friday, Nov. 22 at the Rec Center from 9-11 p.m. This event is FREE and open to teens 12-18, thanks to the generous donations of our Days of Play sponsors!!! Enjoy Human Fooseball, Human Billiards and mini golf, pool and gym activities. Men’s Adult Basketball League for 18 ...

Area Church Services

Communities

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 ...

Added warmth

Communities

Lisa Toltzman of the New Ulm Kiwanis Club accepts delivery of 150 hats and 150 pairs of gloves and mittens from Rotary Club member Evy Olson. Rotary donated the hats and mittens from the Rotary Warm Hands, Warm Hearts program, to Kiwanis for its Coats for Kids program.

United Prairie donates to United Way

Communities

United Prairie in New Ulm recently raised $550 through its Denim for Dollars program. Those funds were donated to the United Way of Brown County’s Project Lunchbox. This program aims to feed local kids on the weekends with food packages, and is currently serving around 80 kids. Denim for ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries at 6:43 p.m. Thursday at Center and Monument Streets. A 2008 car driven by Carrie Quast, 40, New Ulm, was westbound on Center, intended to turn left into the Martin Luther College parking lot when it was struck by a 2008 ...

Public Notices, Nov. 16, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (November 16, 2019) Advertisement for Bids Unit #6 Elliott Turbine Generator major inspection and controls upgrade New Ulm, Minnesota New Ulm Public Utilities is hereby submitting notice for request for proposals (RFP) for the major inspection and controls upgrade to Unit #6 ...

Author says Dakota ethnically cleansed, robbed

Local News

NEW ULM — A University of Oklahoma history professor and author of many books on the fate of Native American populations said he couldn’t write his latest book until more recent years. “I couldn’t write ‘Massacre in Minnesota’ in the 1980s and 1990s. Then I took on the idiots ...

Klingler to receive Hub Club’s Service to Ag Award

Local News

NEW ULM — Arline Klingler was about to leave home to go to one of her cleaning jobs Wednesday afternoon when a half dozen fellow Hub Club members showed up at her door. When she opened the door, they told her that she's the newest New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club’s Service to Agriculture ...

District 84 board OKs two-year teacher contract

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The District 88 Board unanimously approved a master agreement with the Sleepy Eye Education Association Wednesday. Action came on a motion by board member Joleen Dittbenner, seconded by Brian Nelson to approve a 8.5% total package hike over two years, for the 2019-2021 school ...

Manure driving Wisconsin push to prosecute journalists

Agribusiness

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Behind all the anger and indignation over a southwestern Wisconsin board’s attempts to control reports on a well water study is a simple story about manure. Lafayette County officials tried to stifle discussion about upcoming ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Grilled Chicken Patty, California Blend Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Walking Taco, Corn, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: Hamburger Vegetable Soup, Green Beans, Croutons, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Silly Fish ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report at Highway 14 and Jacobs Street at 6:13 p.m. Wednesday. A 2005 minivan driven by Rosa Gaytan, 67, Sleepy Eye, was westbound on Highway 14 when it collided with a 2005 car driven by Shale Perish, 61, Madelia, who was eastbound, entered the ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORE- CLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDI- TOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AF- FECTED BY THIS AC- TION. Notice is ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

‘Ballrooms of Brown County’ Exhibit travels to Sleepy Eye SLEEPY EYE — The “Ballrooms of Brown County,” a traveling exhibit of posters, photo enlargements and text panels telling about ballrooms in Brown County, is currently on display at the The Furniture Gallery in Sleepy Eye. The ...