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Stewart man dies in rollover

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MCLEOD COUNTY — A 27-year-old Stewart man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash near Zane Avenue and 140th Street, south of Hutchinson Jan. 16. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash at 9:05 p.m. Travis Kachelmeier Marti was pronounced dead at the scene. He was driving ...

Changing seasons

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City of New Ulm employee Nate Kral replaces Christmas season figurines with new ones that will dance to the chime music that plays daily at noon, 3 and 5 p.m. in Schonlau Park, Fourth North and Minnesota Streets.

Judge denies equine civil case hearing

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BROWN COUNTY — A request for an evidentiary hearing was denied in a Brown County District Court civil case involving the voluntary surrender of horses, donkeys and a pony at a rural Sleepy Eye farm on Nov. 23. Judge Robert A. Docherty denied Mankato attorney James J. Kuettner’s ...

Court Proceedings

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Brown County District Court • Benjamin A. Fleischmann, 38, 2526 S. Bridge St., New Ulm, was charged with felony 5th-degree sale of marijuana mixture and 5th-degree drug possession-not small amount of marijuana Jan. 21. A first appearance was set for 8:30 a.m., Jan. 26. On Jan. 15, 2021, ...

Mild weather fun

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A child in a saucer gets a little help from another while another child watches on a sliding hill behind Washington Learning Center. The temperature hit 39 degrees before 2 p.m. Wednesday.

A strange and fascinating show

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library will explore the bizarre side of Minnesota, Thursday, with a special virtual program from author and speaker Chad Lewis. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and is viewed virtually on Zoom. The event is free, but viewers must register on the ...

Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath Wednesday to hold the nation's second-highest office. Hours after she was sworn in as the first female U.S. vice president ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Police responded to a two vehicle accident at 2:01 p.m. Thursday at Center and Broadway. A 2004 Ford Taurus driven by Michael Schuckert, 67, of Courtland was northbound on Broadway. The Taurus was slowing down for an unknown vehicle making a lane change. A 2015 Mazda C-9, ...

Food distribution begins at 4 p.m. Jan. 22

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At Brown County Fairgrounds NEW ULM — A free, drive-through food distribution for all households in need begins at 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22 at the Brown County Fairgrounds. Each household will receive a box of non-perishable food, a box of protein, fresh fruits and vegetables and a gallon ...

Another snowfall

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Downtown businesses shoveled snow from the sidewalks Tuesday afternoon after a light snowfall.

Council votes to tear down building

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council was leaning both ways on whether to repair or demolish the building at 307 N. Minnesota St. but ultimately fell on the side of demolition by a 3-2 vote. The city has been dealing with maintenance issues associated with this property since July 2015. ...

Commissioners get COVID-19 update

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BROWN COUNTY — Brown County Commissioners received a COVID-19 update from Brown County Public Health Director Karen Moritz Tuesday. “We saw a number of (COVID-19 case) clusters from family gatherings and social clusters last week,” Moritz said. In the last two weeks, 16% of Brown ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Stopped a 30-year-old New Ulm man driving with a cancelled driver’s license at 5:19 a.m. at Center and Garden St. The suspect was arrested on a Brown County Probation violation. Vehicle plates were impounded and temporary plates were issued. • Received a harassment ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 19, 20, 2021) OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE Certificate of Assumed Name Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 333 The filing of an as- sumed name does not provide a user with ex- clusive rights to that name. The filing is re- quired for ...

Nuvera begins scholarship applicant search

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In addition to the R.T. Rodenberg Memorial Scholarships presented annually to seniors in the communities it serves, Nuvera has begun a search for candidates for a one-time $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation. To be eligible for the six general scholarships, ...

To fix or to tear down?

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council will mull options for the property at 307 N. Minnesota Street, Tuesday. The city has been dealing with maintained issues associated with this property since July 2015. Currently, the north wall of the building is crumbling. The building owner has stated ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Stopped a 34-year-old Morgan man at Highway 15 and County Road 25, Cottonwood Township, at 1:24 a.m. Jan. 17 who had an arrest warrant. The man was arrested and taken to the Brown County Jail. • Received a report of five harassing emails sent by a 54-year-old rural ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Christine M. Flor, 39229 175th St., Springfield, 74/55, $145; Lucas D. Nord, Renville, 80/55, $225; Fernando Trevino, 15 Broadway, Hanska, 64/40, $225; Chalese E. Rohne, 509 E. Cook St., Redwood Falls, 65/55, $125; Travis ...

Courtland Lions host Ham Dinner Feb. 7

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Courtland Lions Club will hold a ham dinner fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Courtland Community Center, 300 Railroad St. Text or call 507-382-2758 to reserve meals by Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. Cost is $10 per meal. When calling, leave the number of meals you want, ...