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SE Police, BCA need help finding missing teen

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye Police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension seek the public’s help in finding a missing Sleepy Eye 16-year-old boy. Tanner M. Klammer was last seen Friday, May 10, at the River Bend Area Learning Center in New Ulm. He was wearing a black t-shirt with ...

Developer meets with EDA about site

Local News

NEW ULM—A developer met with members of the Economic Development Authority (EDA) regarding a site formerly considered for the third Garden Terrace. No formal development proposal has come before the EDA, but the developer was sent a topography and utility map of the location to help ...

NU woman faces burglary, assault charges

Local News

NEW ULM — A New Ulm man told police a 19-year-old New Ulm woman he had a relationship with for four years before breaking up a month ago, forced her way into his apartment, began choking him and throwing him around Sunday, May 12. Hannah C. Nelson, 126 N. Jefferson St., was charged Tuesday ...

Planning panel OKs applications

Local News

NEW ULM — After more than 36 years of public service, Brown County Administrator Chuck Enter attended his final Brown County Planning Commission meeting Tuesday. “Thank you for your service,” Commissioner Brian Braun said to Enter who ends his Brown County career May 31. He has attended ...

Officers stop 31 drivers Monday

Local News

NEW ULM — Law enforcement officers with the New Ulm Police Department, Brown County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol stopped 31 drivers for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk Monday. The Stop For Me campaign began Monday to target drivers who fail to yield to ...

Off the Shelf: Summer Reading Program 2019

Communities

It’s May, time for warm winds, longer periods of daylight, and eventually summer break. The library has been a busy place as of late. We have spent all of late winter and early spring preparing for the Summer Reading Program. As I write this in the first week of May, we are finalizing the ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Humane Society fundraiser Saturday NEW ULM — Brown County Humane Society is holding a plant and bake sale on Satursday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the old Brown Music Store, 2212 S. Broadway. Deutscher Sprachklub meets Sunday The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub will meet from 1 to 3 ...

High school choir in concert

Local News

New Ulm High School’s Oak Street choir performs “Don’t Stop Me Know,” arranged by Mark Brymer, in the high school auditorium Monday. Other performances for the high school’s spring choir concert included Bel Canto, Men of Note, the Concert Choir and senior solo performances by Kareen ...

Pedestrian safety campaign leads to traffic stops

Local News

NEW ULM — A safety campaign to encourage motorists and pedestrians to move safely through the community got underway in New Ulm Monday. New Ulm Police, the Brown County Sheriff’s Department and South Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths regional partners including the Heart of New Ulm and ...

Never too old to learn

Local News

NEW ULM — Who said you’re too old to learn? As part of a community outreach program between Jefferson Elementary, Orchard Hill Assisted Living Community and Ridgeway on 23rd, residents of Orchard Hill visited the elementary school on Monday to meet with students and to learn about what ...

Manderfeld chosen as new PUC head

Local News

NEW ULM — Kris Manderfeld is the new utilities director following a special New Ulm Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Monday. Manderfeld previously served as the assistant finance director. In February, she was appointed to interim utilities director to fill the vacant director position ...

‘Little Mermaid’ auditions, performance dates announced

Local News

WINTHROP — The T-Bird Community Arts Group announceS its 4th summer musical, a production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” The Broadway musical is based on the classic Disney movie. A fully staged version will be performed Aaug. 1-4 at the auditorium at GFW High School in Winthrop. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a car-pedestrian crash report in the New Ulm Medical Center parking lot at 2:35 p.m. Monday. A 2014 GMC Sierra driven by Mark Windschitl, 68, New Ulm, was driving in the parking lot, said he didn’t see Eileen Reed walking and struck her. She was injured but the ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

McLeod County Sheriff’s Office • Responded at 8:19 p.m. Monday to a possible court order violation on Powers Street in Stewart. A deputy cleared with a report.

Mother’s Day at Harkin Store

Local News

WEST NEWTON — The Harkin Store celebrated Mother’s Day with a display of dozens of aprons during its Sunday program. The privately-collected aprons — which were displayed on the building’s front porch or inside over the counter — included many different styles, craftsmanship and ...

Blethen Berens celebrate recent merger, new name

Monday Business

The Willkommen Committee visited with New Ulm law firm Blethen Berens and celebrated their recent merger and new name. The former Beren Rodenberg & O’Connor has joined with the former Blethen, Gage & Krause of Mankato firm to create Blethen Berens. There are three full time ...

Heerdt joins Jensen Motors

Monday Business

NEW ULM — Jensen Buick GMC Cadillac has added Steve Heerdt to its parts department. Heerdt lives in Hector and has many years of experience working in a General Motors parts department. In his spare time Heerdt enjoys all things related to racing, He also enjoys photography.

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a two-vehicle crash without injuries at Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Ct, visitor parking lot, at 1:35 p.m. Saturday. A 2015 Honda Accord driven by Micah Joel Otto, 19, backed out of a parking stall in the visitor parking area at Martin Luther College near ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (May 7, 14, 2019) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City Council of the City of New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota will meet in the Council Chambers in the New Ulm City Hall on Tues- day, May 21, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. to consider ...

Tanzania trek

Local News

KIKATITI, TANZANIA — Jim Thomas and Bill Koeckeritz are in Tanzania to help oversee a project that may at last bring a steady source of safe water to the Kikatiti Secondary School. Thomas and Koeckeritz have been involved with the school in many ways since 2000, when they first traveled to ...