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4-H Llama Show growing in participation, popularity

Local News

NEW ULM — The Brown County 4-H Llama show saw growth in exhibitors this year thanks to visitors from Fairbault County. The Fairbault County exhibitors brought alpacas to the Llama Show. This is the second time Brown County 4-H has hosted alpacas in the Llama Show. Brown County and Fairbault ...

Barn burns

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NICOLLET — Fire claimed a historic barn at one of Minnesota’s first sesquicentennial farms. The fire started around 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Tostenson Brothers Farm located north of Nicollet on 441st Ave.  The fire was extinguished in under three hours through the efforts of multiple ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Autumn Park and Rec Registration begins Monday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. online at www.newulmmn.gov or at the Rec Center. The Activities Brochure was distributed in the Journal this past week. Please note: there was a misprint of the Swimming Lesson Schedule. Corrected Swimming Lesson Sessions: ...

Public Notices, August 11, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (August 11, 12, 2019) ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS German Park Amphitheater City of New Ulm New Ulm, Minnesota RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the City Finance Director, City of New Ulm, 100 North ...

Nelson takes dairy prize

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NEW ULM — The Brown County 4-H Dairy Show featured a familiar face and competitor this year at the Brown County Free Fair Friday. For the second year in a row, Isaac Nelson secured the champion dairy title. In addition, Nelson won best udder and reserve champion senior showperson. Nelson, ...

Pedaling their way to victory

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NEW ULM — The Kids Pedal Pull competition was held on the south end of the fairgrounds, Friday.  This year 156 kids ages four through 11 got behind the wheel of a pedal-powered tractor to determine who would drag the weighted cart the furthest. Every participant received a small prize, ...

Nienhaus, Ibberson win 4-H poultry titles

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NEW ULM — Martina Nienhaus, 17, of Sleepy Eye dominated the 4-H Poultry Show at the Brown County Fair Friday. She showed the overall champion chicken, won the overall poultry championship and was Senior Showmanship Reserve Champion. The titles earned her another trip to the MInnesota ...

Tractor pull

Local News

Ben Michel of Mankato drives his 1950 MM tractor in the 5500 hobby stock division at the Brown County Free Fair tractor and truck pull Friday. Michel secured first place with a pull of 240 feet, 7.44 inches in the 5500 hobby stock division.

Schiefferts, Drake win 4-H Open Class Market Hog titles

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NEW ULM — Olivia, Stella and Joe Schieffert of Sleepy Eye and Mady Drake of Comfrey dominated the 4-H Open Class Market Hog show at the Brown County Fair Friday. Drake, 10, of the Comfrey Comets 4-H Club, showed the Champion Market Hog and Champion Market Boar. “I like working with ...

Livestock auction a success

Local News

NEW ULM—The 4-H Livestock Auction was held Friday afternoon at the fairgrounds.  A total of 84 animals were put on the auction block by 4-H members. Sheep and swine had the most entries with 17 each. This was a switch from last year in which beef and dairy cows had the most ...

SE City Council offers city manager job to Elston

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — By a 4-1 vote Friday, the Sleepy Eye City Council approved a resolution to offer the city manager position to Sleepy Eye Public Works Director Russell "Bob" Elston. Councilor Larry Braun cast a dissenting vote on the motion by councilor Joann Schmidt, seconded by councilor Gary ...

Area Church Services

Communities

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 ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a domestic at 12:02 a.m. Friday at 327 Linden St. Arrested a 40-year-old New Ulm man. • Arrested an individual for violation of probation at 1:06 p.m. Friday a 1 State St. S. McLeod County Sheriff • Assisted the Minnesota State Patrol with a car versus ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (August 10, 11, 2019) Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Certificate of Assumed Name Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 333 The filing of an as- sumed name does not provide a user with ex- clusive rights to that name. The filing is re- quired for ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Daniel R. Sargent, 19, Montgomery, was charged with felony third-degree burglary, felony theft and gross misdemeanor third-degree damage to property according to court documents filed Tuesday. Springfield Police were advised June 10 of a burglary the ...

Schirlinger, Hawkins named Outstanding Senior Citizens

Local News

NEW ULM — Two men who take time to make time for others were recognized Thursday as Brown County’s Outstanding Senior Citizens for 2019. Bob Schirlinger and Don Hawkins were honored during the Senior Citizens program at the Brown County Fair. The two will be eligible for the Minnesota ...

Ibberson, with rabbit Ellie, is grand champ

Local News

NEW ULM — It takes more than a lucky rabbit’s foot to receive ribbons in the Brown County 4-H Rabbit Show. Approximately 45 rabbits were entered in this year’s 4-H Show, similar to last year. The show began with the Cloverbud division for the younger exhibitors. There were ten ...

Opatz takes champion market lamb title

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NEW ULM — While it may be like herding cattle, bovine wasn’t the featured livestock at one of the Brown County Free Fair’s animal shows Thursday. The FFA and 4-H open class sheep show had contestants showing ewe and market lambs before the watchful eye of a judge as they contested ...

Girls dominate beef shows

Local News

NEW ULM — A pair of Springfield girls that said they enjoy competing and promoting cattle, Samantha Richert and Sydney Hauger, dominated the 4-H Beef Show at the Brown County Fair Thursday. Competing at the Minnesota State Fair is something they’ve done a number of times. Richert won ...

Police seize 26 dogs, six chickens, three cats in Lamberton

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REDWOOD COUNTY — Police seized 26 dogs, six chickens and three cats from a Lamberton home after she was transported by ambulance to a Springfield hospital June 10. At least one other cat was unable to be seized, according to a statement of probable cause. Kimberly A. Robinson, 57, 206 4th ...