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New Ulm Police • Received a report of a hit and run at 8:20 a.m. Friday in the New Ulm High School parking lot. A vehicle received minor damage. The other person was located. • Received a report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersectio of 4th Street North and Broadway Street North. A ...

Public Notices, October 12, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (October 12, 19, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-19-917 Estate of Douglas M. Walters, Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL ...

Sleepy Eye takes first in K-Bowl meet

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye White took first place in a Junior High Knowledge Bowl meet Thursday at the Fitzgerald Middle School in Mankato. The team competed in Room One (the strongest room) all day. This is the first time the team has taken the top honors in three years, after just missing ...

Kimmel to run for state House

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BROWN COUNTY—Mindy Kimmel will once again run for Minnesota House District 16B. This will be Kimmel’s second run for state office. She ran against incumbent Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska) during the 2018 election and received 36% of the vote to Torkelson’s 63%. Kimmel is a New Ulm native ...

District 88 school board updated on middle school

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NEW ULM — The District 88 school board heard middle school program updates during a study session Thursday, including updates about an ongoing pilot program for personalized learning. Over the past four weeks, New Ulm Middle School has piloted a flexible learning period called Flex ...

District 84 board OKs snow removal bid

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SLEEPY EYE — The District 84 Board of Education unanimously approved a snow removal services bid from S & J Construction of Sleepy Eye Wednesday. The lone bid received for 2019-2020 was $90 an hour for pay-loader snow removal with a 14 foot snow pusher, $35 a load to haul snow and $55 a ...

Class of 1949 reunites

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Members of Cathedral High School’s class of 1949 pose for a group photo during their class reunion at Veigel's Kaiserhoff Thursday. Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Leo Trauriz, Patty Traurig (Reinhart) and Doris Kuehn (Groebner). In the back row, from left to right, are ...

Human rights commission seeks nominations

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NEW ULM — Each year the New Ulm Human Rights Commission selects an individual or organization to receive its annual Human Rights Award. The Human Rights Commission is currently accepting nominations for its 2019 Award. The recipient of the New Ulm Human Rights Commission annual Human ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Chef’s Salad Option, Tater Tot Hot Dish, Bread, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Soft Shell Taco, Corn, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: Hamburger Sandwich, Cheese Option, Tater Tots, Lettuce, Peaches Thursday: Chicken ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

• Responded to a two-vehicle crash at 11th North and Washington Street at 7:36 a.m. Thursday. A 1995 Geo Prizm driven by Moriah Norway, 16, New Ulm, was eastbound on 11th North when it collided in an uncontrolled intersection with a 2008 Blue Bird school bus driven by Dennis Guldan, 58, New ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Cathedral 150th Celebration Mass Oct. 20 NEW ULM — Cathedral of the Holy Trinity Parish is celebrating 150 Years of “Knowing, Loving and Serving God” this year. Bishop John M. LeVoir will celebrate the 10 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Oct. 20 in honor of this special occasion. Following ...

Hagedorn fields questions at town hall in Madelia

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MADELIA — First District Rep. Jim Hagedorn fielded questions on President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, single-payer insurance, immigration, gun violence, and the recent military withdrawal from Syria, in a town hall in the Madelia High School auditorium Wednesday. Hagedorn began ...

Massed band performs

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Dr. Amy Roisum Foley, a professor of music at Minnesota State University, Mankato, conducts 91 high school instrumentalists during the New Ulm Diocese massed band performance at Cathedral High School Wednesday. Foley, this year’s guest conductor, led instrumentalists from Cathedral High ...

Fairfax man sentenced to 15 years in prison

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RENVILLE COUNTY — A 61-year-old Fairfax man convicted of second-degree attempted murder and second-degree assault after shooting a man in the face at a service station last January was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Renville County District Court Monday. Originally charged with ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Sibley County Sheriff’s Office A Sibley County man was rescued from a grain bin Tuesday. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a man stuck in a grain bin. He had been engulfed in corn up to his chest and had been stuck for a couple of hours before he was located and ...

Students learn about ethics

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NEW ULM — Imagine you’re two months into a new job, the money’s good and you finally don’t have to worry about affording to pay the bills. One day, the boss calls you into their office and offers you a managerial position in the company’s shipping department. However, they say ...

Report: Food, health, clothing drive retail demand in New Ulm

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Economic Development Authority (EDA) received an initial report from Retail Strategies, Tuesday. Retail Strategies is a consulting group that researches the retail space in a community and assists with attracting retail businesses to fill vacancies in town. The ...

Street dance leads to charges

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NEW ULM — A July 27 street dance with a large crowd of people standing in the street after coming out of the B & L Bar led to two misdemeanor charges filed in Brown County District Court Sept. 11. The charges have to do with reports of drinking outside a licensed area in the ...

SE City Council OKs SE Brewing liquor license

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council unanimously approved a liquor license resolution Tuesday that would allow Sleepy Eye Brewing Co. to sell and serve on and off-sale beer. Action came on a motion by councilor Nate Stevermer, seconded by councilor Doug Pelzel for a license pro-rated at ...