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Thrivent Donations

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The New Ulm Thrivent team (above) donated $5,372 to the New Ulm Medical Center Foundation. The month was raised through the Thrivent Choice Dollars program. Pictured left to right are Sara Schauer, Tim Reinke, Kari Steele, Dinah Spurgin, Missy Dreckman of the NUMC Fondation, Amy Pearson ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

McLeod County Sheriff’s Office • Responded to a driving complaint on Highway 212 near Stewart. Deputies located a vehicle east of Brownton. The driver, Jeff V. Erkenbrack, 50, Buffalo Lake, was arrested and booked into the McLeod County Jail on probable cause DWI and an outstanding ...

Public notices

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PUBLISH (August 16, 23, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-712 Estate of Doris A. Meyer, Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PRO- BATE OF WILL AND ...

Editor’s Mailbag

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Meet author Teresa Peterson NEW ULM — New Ulm Public library will hold a special story time with author Teresa Peterson at 10 a.m. on Wednesday Aug. 28. Peterson will read her new picture book, “Grasshopper Girl,” and give some insight on the story behind the book and her life growing ...

Contest reels in a crowd

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NEW ULM — Nearly every foot of shoreline in Riverside Park was filled with youth anglers for the 22nd Annual Free Youth Fishing Contest. The event typically reels in a large number of kids. This year, within the first 30 minutes 125 people registered for the contest.  The competition is ...

Highway 14/15 interchange partially opens

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Minnesota River bridge still under construction NEW ULM — Highway 14 and 15 motorists will get some relief at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19 when the new Highway 14/15 interchange opens to all directions but west into the city. The Minnesota River bridge is still under construction so ...

SE City Council OKs rental inspection publication

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved publicizing a rental inspection ordinance Tuesday. City Manager Alissa Fischer said the action would save local taxpayers nearly $2,000 by posting it on the city website and at Dyckman Free Library. Under Ordinance 147, $500 ...

‘Imaginary Memories’ float into The Grand

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NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts and Culture will host an opening reception Friday in the Four Pillars Gallery for its new exhibit “Imaginary Memories - A Collection of Fantastical Art by Steve Leske.” The exhibit holds a collection of illustrations of fantastical creatures by Leske, ...

Sperl releases new tune, music video

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LOS ANGELES, Ca. — New Ulm native Natalie Sperl recently released a new song and music video produced by her band Kill My Coquette. Sperl wrote the song “Put Me in Your Movie Quentin Tarantino” while visiting New Ulm earlier this summer. Then she raced back to L.A. and recorded it in ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Assisted an ambulance with a medical call to the Walmart at 1720 Westridge Rd. A person was experiencing a diabetic reaction. State Patrol • Received a report of a two-vehicle crash with reported injuries at 12:26 p.m. Wednesday that occured westbound on Interstate 90 ...

Public notices

Legals

ust 15, 22, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATION DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-639 Estate of Charles Griebel, Decedent NOTICE OF INFOR- MAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINT- MENT OF PERSON- AL ...

Christmas cheer comes early

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NEW ULM — Christmas cheer came early Tuesday as the New Ulm Sertoma Club held its annual Santa in the Summer fundraiser at the Brown County Fairgrounds. Mark Blekestad, whose alter ego is none other than Kris Kringle, brought early Christmas cheer to kids and families at the ...

RENU committee approves designs for rec center

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NEW ULM — Schematic and concept designs for the Recreation Center updates and Hermann parking lot came before the Reinvest in New Ulm (RENU) Oversight Committee Tuesday. Both sets of designs and concepts were approved by the committee and will be passed on to the city council. The designs ...

EDA approves loan under home buyers program

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NEW ULM — The Economic Development Authority (EDA) received and approved five application in July for the Home Buyers Assistance Loan Program. The Home Buyers Assistance Loan Program is a new program started by the EDA this year. The program is available to first-time home buyers who wish ...

Planning Commission discusses zoning ordinances

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NEW ULM — Brown County Planning and Zoning Commissioners discussed proposed zoning ordinance updates and additions Tuesday. Assistant Zoning Administrator Robert Santaella said the proposed updates and addition will only be discussed and brought back to the board in draft form in the fall ...

District 84 board meets Aug. 14

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SLEEPY EYE — The District 84 Board of Education meets at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14 in the school conference room to consider a number of personnel changes. Hires include full-time kindergarten teacher Gwen Rossbach @ $54,743; ECSE (Early Childhood Special Education) long-term substitute ...

Check for MWGA Scholarship

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=Char Dannheim presents $1000 check to Sheila Doran, MWGA Scholarship Fund Director. Money was raised at the New Ulm Ladies Invitational tournament at the New Ulm Country Club this year for the Minnesota Women’s Golf Association scholarship fund. The scholarship fund supports women with ...