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Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report of a harassment call at 4:06 p.m. Thursday involving two juveniles riding home on a school bus. A report will be sent to New Ulm Police Department School Resource Officer for follow-up. • Received a disturbance call at the New Ulm Motel, 1427 S. ...

Missing Sleepy Eye teen returns home

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Tanner M. Klammer, the 16-year-old Sleepy Eye youth who disappeared May 10 triggering a search by law enforcement, has returned to his home in Sleepy Eye safe and healthy. The Sleepy Eye Police Department announced that a member of Klammer's family notified them of his return on Friday. No ...

Restoration at museum

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The west facing side of the Brown County Historical Society Museum has been covered in scaffolding for the last two weeks to aid with restoration work. Brown County received a grant from the state for masonry, terracotta and window restoration. The restoration work is expected to proceed ...

Rare bird draws enthusiasts to SE

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SLEEPY EYE — Bird watchers from hundreds of miles away are reported to be looking for a rare bird seen at a bird feeder in Sleepy Eye on Friday, May 10. Sleepy Eye bird watcher Brian Smith said he saw a Bullock’s oriole at his bird feeder on 2nd Ave. S.W. Since then, people from as far ...

Health law prompted by Courtland residents passes

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ST. PAUL — After a three-year local effort to change state law, new state legislation signed into law Wednesday will allow first responders to administer complex prescription medicines to people with rare diseases in emergency situations. The measure known as “Bailey’s bill” was ...

Angelman syndrome awareness walk helps raise funds

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NEW ULM — A local Angelman syndrome awareness walk took place on the bike circle path Thursday evening. The local walk was organized as a local awareness effort ahead of the national Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) walk scheduled for Saturday, May 18. The ASF is promoting over 60 walks ...

Survey of rec center begins

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NEW ULM — Bolton & Menk employees began a topographical survey of the Recreation Center grounds, Thursday. The survey is necessary for the design phase of the RENU projects planned for site. A new aquatic center, indoor playground, wellness center and gymnastic center are planned for ...

MVL senior college, other awards total $1.6 million-plus

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School (MVLHS) graduating seniors received more than $1.609 million in college scholarships and grants. In an awards assembly Wednesday, May 15, 36 seniors, comprising 68 percent of this year’s graduating class, were recognized for receiving ...

School Lunch Menus

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Lafayette Charter School Monday: Hamburger Sandwich, Vegetable, Veggie Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Tuesday: Riblet Sandwich, Vegetable, Veggie Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Wednesday: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Vegetable, Veggie Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Beef Steak Fingers, Vegetable, Veggie ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

McLeod County Sheriff’s Office • Responded to a two-vehicle crash on CR 7 and 206th Circle north of Hutchinson at 7:09 p.m. Tuesday. A 2002 Honda driven by Troy Moreland, 30, Brownton, collided with a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado driven by Paula O. Barrera, 44, Cokato. Moreland wore a helmet ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Senior Fundraiser Breakfast Jun 8 NEW ULM — Community And Seniors Together (C.A.S.T.), invites everyone to a Breakfast Fundraiser from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 8 at George’s Fine Steaks, 301 N Minnesota Street, New Ulm. The $5 breakfast includes fresh biscuits & gravy, a ...

Time for a Face Lift

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The Glockenspiel in Schonlau Park received a face lift—two in fact. The north- and east-facing clocks were taken down and refurbished Wednesday. The mechanical movements in the clock were replaced, the fluorescent lights were upgraded to LED, and the clock hands were redone. The two clock ...

Greatest Show on Earth

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The Cathedral High School Band presented its spring concert Wednesday, with the theme “The Greatest Show on Earth.” Director Thomas Bierer and the band played selections from “The Greatest Showman,” and other circus music, while adding acrobats and jugglers.

Senior awards ceremony at high school

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New Ulm High School seniors and scholarship recipients pose for a photo following their awards and recognition ceremony in the high school auditorium Wednesday. The scholarships and recipients are: 2019 Presidential Physical Fitness Award: Jack Raymond; Dr. Richard Fischer Scholarship: ...

Ellison: Can’t block students from graduation for lunch debt

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ST. PAUL — According to a binding written opinion issued Wednesday by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, public school districts may not restrict student participation in graduation ceremonies because of unpaid meal debt. The binding opinion was issued in response to a request from ...

Sons of American Legion recognize Norm Warta

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The New Ulm Sons of American Legion, posthumously recognized Norm Warta as their Volunteer of the Year, for several projects he assisted the SAL with in New Ulm. Pictured, from Left: Jim Bartels-SAL Vice Commander, Lynn Mathiowetz-daughter of Norm Warta, Ben Mathiowetz-SAL member and grandson ...

Sleepy Eye Board of Appeal, Equalization lowers values

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye Board of Appeal and Equalization unanimously approved reducing the estimated market value (EMV) of two residences Tuesday. A residence owned by Timothy Cleveland at 312 Maple St. S.E. was reduced from its 2018 EMV of $107,617 to $69,500 for 2019 assessment due to ...

Krzmarzick to address German-Bohemian Heritage Society

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NEW ULM — Randy Krzmarzick, Brown County raconteur and columnist, will entertain the audience at the German-Bohemian Heritage Society’s spring meeting. His title is “Reflections of a 4th Generation Bohunk in the 21st Century.” Krzmarzick is a life-long Brown County farmer who ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (May 16, 23, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-357 Estate of Ricky Lynn Tessmer a/k/a Ricky L. Tessmer, Decedent AMENDED NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON ...

Choir concert at middle school

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New Ulm Middle School’s fifth-grade choir performs “Shiru L’Adonai,” by David Neches - Psalm 96:1, in the high school auditorium Tuesday. The middle school’s fifth and sixth-grade choir concert was directed by Holly Kaderlik with piano accompanist RuthAnn Gehrke.