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Public Notices, September 14, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (September 14, 21, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 08PR-19-677 In the Estate of: Eyler Mikaelson, Decedent. NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR PERSONAL ...

Lafayette Area Lions Club celebrates 40th anniversary

Local News

LAFAYETTE — The 40th anniversary of the Lafayette Area Lions Club was celebrated with a dinner at Hahn’s Dining in Winthrop Tuesday, Sept. 10. In addition to recognizing the club’s first 40 years, longtime members were recognized and District Governor Brian Thies presented a greeting. DG ...

Future apartments viewed

Local News

NEW ULM — Converting the old New Ulm High School into the new Emerson Union apartments is still ongoing, but a special hard hat tour of the facility was held Thursday. Members of the Flannery Construction team led tour groups through completed sections of the Emmerson Union building. The ...

Obesity rises in state; 32 percent in Brown County overweight

Local News

NEW ULM — A report released by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday shows that Minnesotans may be getting bigger around the waist. According to the report, Minnesota's adult obesity rate rose from 28.4% in 2017 to 30.1% in 2018, which means more Minnesotans may be at increased risk ...

Dist. 88 discusses strategic plan

Local News

NEW ULM — As District 88 finished issuing the last of the Chromebooks to students this week, the school board held a study session Thursday to discuss the district’s strategic plan and the development of a personalized learning program. Director of Technology Michael Milbourn and ...

Dist. 84 board hears trapshooting proposal

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — The District 84 Board of Education heard a trapshooting proposal from Larry and Brad Baumgardt Wednesday. Larry Baumgardt said he recently met with Sleepy Eye High School and St. Mary’s High School athletic directors. If the school boards approve the proposal, he plans to ...

Butterfield man found dead

Local News

NEW ULM — The Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a deceased person in a cornfield off County Road 17, approximately 3 miles east of Comfrey, in Mulligan Township. Family members located Adam Kroecker, 33, of Butterfield, deceased in his vehicle. He was last seen ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Hamburger Rice Hotdish, Diced Carrots, Madarin Oranges Tuesday: Chicken Nuggets, Sweet Peas, Lettuce, Fruit Wednesday: Meatloaf, Bread, Potaotes, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Pork Riblet Sandwich, Baked Beans, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, ...

Dennis and Cherry Jeske

Communities

Dennis and Cherry Jeske of Hanska are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Sept. 13, quietly at home. They were married Sept. 13, 1969. As they are unable to receive visitors at the farm, a card shower is being held so friends and well-wishers can send them greetings. This ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a two-vehicle crash at 1st North Street and Washington Street at 5:36 p.m. Wednesday. A 2002 Ford Taurus driven by Donaghtan J. Anderson, 16, New Ulm, collided with a 2005 Ford F-150 driven by Elise A. Bush, 21, New Ulm at the uncontrolled intersection. ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Fall into Wellness Event Sept. 19-21 NEW ULM — The New Ulm Wellness Collective will host its 3-Day Fall Into Wellness Event from Thursday, Sept. 19 through Saturday Sept. 21. On Thursday from 4-8 p.m. come for the Community Open House and enjoy free sample studio classes, meet ...

It’s OK to wear white (Drink a White Russian, too)

Local News

NEW ULM — It’s OK to wear white after Labor Day, and it’s OK to drink a White Russian too! Downtown Minnesota Street was the place to be Wednesday for those seeking the latest fall trends. The Modenschau Boutique and Pub Crawl were held downtown at four boutiques and four bars. ...

Former 3M plant manager Ben Thompson dies

Local News

AUSTIN, Texas — Benton “Ben” Thompson, former manager of the 3M production plants in New Ulm for many years, died Saturday, Aug. 31, in Texas. A native of Austin, Minnesota, Thompson was a U.S. Naval Academy graduate. After his naval service he started working as an engineer for 3M, and ...

Redwood Falls man dies in crash

Local News

GAYLORD — A Redwood Falls man died in a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, shortly after 9:30 a.m. in Sibley County. Merle Reuben Berreth and Linda Marie Berreth, both 69, of Redwood Falls, were traveling east on Highway 19 in Arlington Township, east of Gaylord, in a 1998 Dodge Ram. ...

Good times in Goosetown

Local News

NEW ULM — Gemütlichkeit in Goosetown is coming to Riverside Park this Saturday. This will be the fourth Gemütlichkeit in Goosetown in Riverside Park. The annual celebration was started by the Friends of Goosetown as a replacement for Riverblast, but also as a way to celebrate one of ...

Planning panel OKs permit applications

Local News

NEW ULM — The Brown County Planning Commission unanimously approved a pair of conditional use permit applications and a preliminary plat application Tuesday. Commissioner Dennis Potter made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Anita Mohr, approving an application filed by Kathryn and Stephen ...

Springfield hosts Arrive Alive 2019 event Sept. 18

Local News

SPRINGFIELD — Students, parents and community members are encouraged to attend an Arrive Alive 2019 event at the Springfield High School Performing Arts Center. KT Humble Hearts Foundation inspirational speaker Deb Hadley will talk along with program participants in the Performing Arts ...

Emerson Union Hardhat Tour an invitation-only event

Local News

NEW ULM — The “Hardhat” tour of the new Emerson Union apartments being built in the former New Ulm Middle School building is an invitation only event. Due to construction at the site, the general public cannot be admitted at this time. A public tour will take place after the ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to two-vehicle accident with minor damage to both vehicles at the intersection of Broadway Street South and 16th Street South at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday. A vehicle was westbound on 16th Street South and attempted to proceed through the intersection when it struck a ...