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Area Church Services

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Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

Off the Shelf: Help for struggling readers

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I love reading, I am sure that comes as no surprise. You’d be hard pressed to find a librarian who dislikes reading. I love curling up with a book on a chilly morning. I love falling asleep with a book at night. I love stolen moments of the day reading, when I should really be doing something ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a domestic call at 508 1/2 Garden St. N. at 2:50 a.m. Friday. A 39-year-old New Ulm woman was transported to New Ulm Medical Center for evaluation. A 38-year-old New Ulm man was slightly injured but refused medical attention. A report was forwarded to the New ...

Public Notices, June 22, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (June 8, 15, 22, 2019) NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF CONTRACT FOR DEED Minn.Stat.559.21 Form 30.4.1 (2018) YOU ARE NOTIFIED: 1. Default has occurred in the Contract for Deed (”Contract”) dated November 15, 2016, and recorded on November 18, 2016, as Document Number 409214, in ...

Storms spawn tornadoes, drop hail in area on Thursday

Local News

BROWN COUNTY — Strong storms in the area created tornadoes, flooded streets, dropped hail and heavily damaged a turkey barn near St. James Thursday night. The National Weather Service (NWS) reported a tornado near Wabasso, plus several sightings of a twister that touched and ground and ...

Council meeting Monday to be on nuCAT

Local News

NEW ULM — A special meeting of the New Ulm City Council, scheduled for 8 a.m. Monday, will be televised on nuCAT, the New Ulm Cable Access public access channel. The meeting is being held to consider the appointment of former New Ulm Chamber of Commerce CEO Audra Shaneman as the new ...

Splashes of beauty in the rain

Local News

NEW ULM — Thursday, the Brown County master gardeners held their annual garden tour. Like plants in the garden, interest in the tour continues to grow. Over 80 people visited the five gardens within the first hour, despite the threat of rain. The master gardeners’ tour is held the ...

Fairfax royalty

Local News

Lucille Cohrs was crowned 2019 Little Miss Fairfax Thursday. Michelle Navarro, back row, left, is 2019 Miss Fairfax. Kaitlyn Lee is the Fairfax Princess.

Tornado touchdown confirmed

Local News

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has reported a confirmed tornado touchdown in southwestern Minnesota's Redwood County, but there are no early reports of damage. The tornado was confirmed at around 5:45 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service took to Twitter to urge ...

Murder trial moved to Brown County

Local News

ST. JAMES – A 10-day jury murder trial for 60-year-old St. James man accused of first and second-degree murder was moved from Watonwan County District Court to Brown County recently. The motion for change of venue in the case against Scott F. Engelbrecht, 60, of St. James was recently ...

Court trial continues for rural Sleepy Eye woman

Local News

NEW ULM — A two-day court trial for a rural Sleepy Eye woman accused of abusing three children by making them take cold showers, lie dripping wet on a concrete basement floor and chasing them around a farmyard in her vehicle last fall, began Thursday. Stephanie A. Fromm, 32, 24262 340th ...

Brown County dairy herds listed among state’s best

Local News

BROWN COUNTY — Four Brown County dairy herds were among the best Minnesota dairy herds with low somatic cell scouts (SCC), according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Each year, the MDA recognizes the top state dairy herds with low SCC, a key indicator of milk quality. A ...

Corn, soybean prices rise

Agribusiness

Dan Gunderson MPR News MOORHEAD, Minn. — Corn and soybean prices are rising as a result of wet conditions that delayed spring planting in much of the Midwest, creating uncertainty about this year's harvest. The situation may be propitious for Minnesota crop farmers because they've been ...

Ohio farmers: It will take years to recover losses from rain

Agribusiness

By JOHN SEEWER Associated Press PERRYSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Farmers who have been unable to plant their soybeans and corn because of this spring's never-ending rains told Ohio's governor on Wednesday that it will take years to recover their losses. They also said the impact will be felt ...

Chromebook donation

Communities

New Ulm Area Catholic Schools received a donation of 80 Chromebooks from Mary Laraway of New Ulm on Wednesday. K-12 faculty at NUACS continue to integrate the latest technology into their curriculum to enhance instruction and student learning. The school’s goal is to finish adding Chromebook ...

Donation to Food Shelf

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Submitted photo On May 16, Oakwood United Methodist Church in New Ulm hosted a “free will” spaghetti supper with all proceeds going to the New Ulm Area Food Shelf. Pictured above is Brad Kirk (Sarge) accepting a check in the amount of $l058.00 from Oakwood UMC members Renee Ubl, Sharon ...

Editor’s Mailbag

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Cathedral Parish Summer Festival on Sunday NEW ULM — Cathedral Parish is holding its Summer Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23 at 605 N. State St. Activities include; Kids’ games area, raffles, a silent auction, pull-tabs and bingo. Visit the book sale or buy a treasure ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a civil dispute between a male and female cousin at 1507 U.S. Highway 14 West, New Ulm at 7:57 p.m. Tuesday. A 32-year-old New Ulm man was transported to New Ulm Medical Center for behavioral issues after he reportedly broke a glass table and window at the ...

New historical bench plaques part of revitalizing downtown

Local News

NEW ULM — Residents and visitors to downtown New Ulm now have a few more places to sit and relax, meet for coffee and conversation, have lunch, work on their devices and just enjoy being outdoors in the downtown atmosphere, thanks to a project created and implemented by the Heart of New Ulm ...