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City to rule on garland

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council will determine the future of New Ulm’s downtown holiday garland decorations, Tuesday. The holiday garland decorations have been a part of New Ulm’s history for decades, but in 2016, the garlands led to a fire. This began a conversation about the safety ...

County board considers committee appointment

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BROWN COUNTY — Brown County commissioners will consider appointment of a Community-Based Coordinator (CBC) program study ad hoc committee on Tuesday, June 4. The CBC program began Nov. 13, 2018 when a full-time employee began employment. This was a copy of the Blue Earth County Yellow Line ...

K9 narcotic sniff leads to charges

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NEW ULM — An exterior narcotic sniff of a vehicle Friday, May 31 lead to felony 5th degree drug possession and drug possession over 1.4 grams of marijuana in a motor vehicle charges for a 41-year-old New Ulm man. Charges were filed in Brown County District Court Monday against Joshua L. ...

NU man faces felony threats of violence charge

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NEW ULM — A 72-year-old New Ulm man faces a felony threats of violence charge after a Sunday afternoon neighborhood dispute on North Payne Street. The charge was filed in Brown County District Court Monday against Gary A. Wendinger, 1119 Payne St. N. Held in the Brown County Jail, his bail ...

Concert in the Park

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The summer Concert in the Park series began in German Park on Monday night. The Original German Band kicked off the concert series. This is the band’s 35 season performing. They began the performance with a polka tune, “From Bohemia.” Different bands will play in the German Park ...

Bev, Bob Heisey present on Heisey Glass Co.

Local News

NEW ULM — The public is invited to Lunch and a Bite of History on June 6, where Bev and Bob Heisey will give a lecture on the Heisey Glass Company. After the lecture will be a presentation of the Heiseys’ personal collection of Heisey glassware. The presentation will be held in the Brown ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff • On June 2, at approximately 5:34 p.m., the Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported one vehicle rollover accident on County Road 7 approximately 1 mile south of Cobden. A 1998 Chevrolet pickup owned and driven by Jordan Thomas Schultz, 28, from rural ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (June 2, 2019) Public Hearing Notice Region Nine Develop- ment Commission will hold its annual FY2020 budget hearing at 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at South Central Service Cooperative, 2075 Lookout Drive, North Mankato, Minnesota. The proposed ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Ellie J. Stevensen-Machau, New Ulm, 40/30, $125; Katie J. Hesse, Searles, 40/30, $125; Nicholas B. Blekestad, Mankato, 40/30, $126.50; Steven W. Serbus, New Ulm, 40/30, $125; Mark J. Piepho, Mankato, 47/30, $146.50; Maggie ...

Not for your delicate nostrils

Local News

WEST NEWTON — No, that smell isn’t feet or used gym socks. Walking through the front door of the historic Harkin Store Sunday, visitors may have smelled just that as the scent of Irish, Swiss and Spanish-style cheeses greeted their nostrils. The cheeses were samples available to ...

Hanska State Agency, Furth-Meile Insurance, New Ulm, merge

Monday Business

HANSKA — Effective June 1, the Hanska State Agency has merged with the Furth-Meile Insurance Agency of New Ulm. The two agencies share a long history of serving the area. The Hanska State Agency will remain in the Alliance Bank building in downtown Hanska. Any questions can be directed to ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (June 3, 10, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF NICOLLET DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT COURTDIVISION JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 08-PR-19-3523 In Re: Estate of Rose Mary Werner, also known as Rosemary Werner, Decedent. NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR ...

Prohibition exhibit opens at BCHS Museum

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NEW ULM — Brown County Historical Society unveiled its new Prohibition-themed exhibit Saturday almost just in time for the 100 year anniversary of Prohibition. The exhibit, titled “Wet Stills and Dry Agents: Brown County and the Prohibition Years,” highlights Brown County’s ...

Newly Ordained Deacons

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Newly ordained deacons John Hayes, left, and Shawn Polman, 25, exit the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity following their ordainment by Bishop John M. LeVoir of the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm to the transitional diaconate Saturday. The next step for Polman and Hayes will be their ordination to ...

That’s a big Saugeye

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Submitted photo Joe Kaseforth of Springfield recently caught a 27” saugeye in the Cottonwood River on May 20th. His dad, John netted the fish. After measuring and taking pictures of the fish it was released back into the Cottonwood River. Joe shared the pictures with Brian Schultz, DNR ...

New chamber music festival coming to Mankato

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MANKATO — A new chamber music festival, ProMusica Minnesota, is coming to Mankato. The festival, under the artistic direction of Bethel Balge and Peter McGuire, brings together ten performers in a series of four concerts from June 16 to June 21. Balge and McGuire will collaborate to ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Monday Night Community Concert series start tomorrow, June 3, 7 p.m. at German Park. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Original German Band. Municipal Band Concerts offered Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on June 5, June 12, June 19, July 10, July 17 and July 24! Outdoor Wading ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff • Responded to a personal injury accident at 8:48 p.m. Friday near the intersection of County Road 24 and County Road 11 in Sigel Township. Wayne Williams, 66, of rural Morgan was riding a motorcycle, heading west on County Road 24. According to the Sheriff's office, he ...

‘Hooray 4 Summer’

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Staff photos by Gage Cureton Jefferson Elementary students and parents pass by a chalk drawing stating “Hooray for Summer” after the final bell of the school year Friday.

Paul Hazuka named principal at Cathedral

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Area Catholic Schools announced Friday that Paul Hazuka has been selected as the new principal for Cathedral High School. Hazuka is no stranger to Cathedral High School. He has worked in the NUACS system for the past 35 years, both as a history and social studies teacher ...