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Sleepy Eye to continue trash discussion

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council will hold a follow-up discussion on garbage pickup early in its Tuesday, Oct. 8, meeting in the City Council Chambers. Last month, the city council discussed the issue at length after receiving 261 petitions prior to the September 10 city council ...

Henderson honored by MSSA Region 9

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MANKATO — Tom Henderson was recognized on Sept. 27, during the Minnesota Social Service Association Region 9 Fall Conference. Henderson received the Outstanding Staff Achievement Award. Henderson was the Human Services director in Brown County for 46 years. "During this time, he ...

Crisis nursery hosting fundraiser

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NEW ULM — The Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery will host a wine, beer and spirits tasting fundraiser 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, at the New Ulm Country Club. A large selection of appetizers will be offered along with silent and live auctions, raffle baskets and a selfie booth. ...

Springfield school facilities plan considered

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SPRINGFIELD — A $24.6 million school facilities plan was recently presented to a Springfield Public School facility task force and school board. The plan includes safety and security updates, locker room renovation, a fitness/wellness addition, cafeteria expansion, music classrooms, and a ...

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Sibley County Sheriff’s Office • Responded to a crash without injuries on State Highway 22 and 320th Street, about six miles south of Gaylord at 2:19 p.m. Sunday. A 2012 Audi A4 driven by Zachary Anderson, 28, New Ulm, was eastbound on 320th Street when he approached a stop sign and ...

Brown County Record

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(Charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted). SPEEDING Megan J. McCabe, 223 1st St., S.E., Madelia, 70/60, $125; Miguel A. Barbosa, 1008 Armstrong Blvd. St. James, 75/65, $125; Dakota L. Brubaker, 221 4th Ave. S.W., Sleepy Eye, 74/55, $145; Marcus J. Heiling, 27253 315th Ave., ...

Court Proceedings

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Brown County District Court • Travis D. Lux, 27, 1204 Garden St. N., New Ulm, was charged with gross misdemeanor domestic assault-subsequent violation Monday. According to court documents, New Ulm Police got a phone call from the alleged victim about concern for Lux, asking for help in ...

Dist. 88 HOF inducts Bonnifield, Isberner, Reinhart, Schuetzle

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NEW ULMN — Four New Ulm High School graduates, two of them former educators, were inducted into the District 88 Hall of Fame Class of 2019 at New Ulm High School (NUSH) Saturday. Inductees included Kathy Bonnifield, Class of 1990; Bradley Isberner, Class of 1972; Steven Reinhart, Class of ...

BCHS seeks $200K for early BC permanent exhibit

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NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society seeks public support for a $200,000 project to install a permanent Early Brown County exhibit and a first floor museum renovation. Improvements include relocating the museum store, creating a new visitor reception area and improving control ...

Cselovszki advances to nationals, crowned Ms. Games

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ST. PAUL — McKenzie Cselovszki of Sleepy Eye was crowned Ms Games at the WSCA Championship Show Sept. 22 and finished first in the Minnesota State Fair 4-H Horse Show earlier in September. Cselovszki was first in individual demonstration/illustrated talk, advancing to the nationals on Nov. ...

New spa in New Ulm

Monday Business

NEW ULM — A new type of spa experience has floated into New Ulm, which gives users an immersive therapeutic experience. The spa is called “Calm Lake Float” and is run by Virginia Suker-Moldan out of her home. Calm Lake Float allows users to experience a floatation pod by appointment. ...

AMPI dairy products are North America’s best

Monday Business

Cheese, butter, powdered whey awarded first place at World Dairy Expo contest NEW ULM — Cheese, butter and powdered whey made in dairy farmer-owned Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) manufacturing plants are North America’s best, according to judges at the World Dairy Expo ...

MBW celebrates Employee Ownership Month

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NEW ULM — This October, EON and MBW Company along with The ESOP Association and the employee ownership community, will be celebrating Employee Ownership Month, which is a tribute to the incredible spirit of employee ownership. Employee Ownership Month is an opportunity for ESOP (employee ...

Osterberg is new face of scouting SW Minnesota

Monday Business

MANKATO — The Twin Valley Council of Scouts BASA announces the hiring of Alex Osterberg as the District Executive for the Western Prairie District of the Twin Valley Council. Osterberg will serve communities in the counties of Watonwan, Cottonwood, Brown, Redwood, Sibley, and parts of ...

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Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report at 3:27 p.m. Friday from a resident on the 9019 Jefferson St. S. . The person said he ordered a baseball cap for $29 on Ebay but did not get the ball cap. The resident did not know if the cap was never shipped or taken after it was delivered to his ...

Stompin’ for a cause

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Norma Kurtzweg of St. James plays a three-row buttonbox with the Save The Bell stompers of St. James at Stomp New Ulm! at Morgan Creek Vineyards Saturday. The stompers have raised $7,000 in an effort to save the bell from the original St. James High School.

Oktoberfest visitors come from near and far

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NEW ULM — Visitors from across Minnesota and as far away as the San Francisco Bay Area gathered at the Best Western Plus indoor ballroom as the 38th Annual Oktoberfest began Friday. With The Concord Singers on stage, a number of children and adults gave and received high fives and danced ...

Homecoming Parade

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New Ulm High School’s 2019 homecoming royalty Brandon Ocampo and Rachel Hohensee wave to homecoming parade spectators on North Highland Avenue before the homecoming football game Friday. See more photos on page 8A.

MVL Coronation

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Willie Sanders and Lexi Fosburgh were crowned Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s homecomeing King and Queen during a ceremony held at halftime of the Chargers’ football game against Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Friday at Johnson Field in New Ulm.