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Local movie theater changing hands

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm city residents can expect changes to the local movie theater in June. The theater was sold by AMC to Phoenix Theater Entertainment, a Knoxville, Tenn.-based theater management group. The local theater’s general manager, Brandon Jackson, said he received notification ...

Ubl family donates rare rocking chair to BCHS museum

Local News

NEW ULM — More of New Ulm’s history has made it back to the community and into the care of the Brown County Historical Society. A handmade rocking chair, crafted by the late Robert Ubl, was donated to the BCHS Friday with Ubl’s close and extended family in attendence. Martha Ortiz, ...

Students’ exhibit opens at The Grand

Local News

NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts and Culture held an opening reception for its exhibit “Student Expressions: An Exploration of Mediums” in the Four Pillars Gallery Friday. The exhibit features artwork encompassing a variety of mediums, notably acrylic paintings, and includes work ...

Middle School Presidential awards

Local News

Submitted photo New Ulm Middle School recently recognized their Presidential Award winners at a school assembly. Every student in school is tested in 5 areas which are; Mile Run, Sit and Reach, Pull-ups/Flexed Arm Hang, Shuttle Run, and Sit Ups. Each person who gets the Presidential Award has ...

New research site offers info on German Bohemian legacy

Local News

NEW ULM — After a lifetime of research and writing, Robert J. Paulson announces the launch of a new website, “Our German Bohemian Legacy,” www.germanbohemianlegacy.com. Co-author of “German-Bohemians: The Quiet Immigrants” (with LaVerne Rippley) and founder of the German Bohemian ...

Honor Roll: St. Anthony Elementary School

Local News

NEW ULM — The 4th Quarter Honor Roll from St. Anthony Elementary School has been released: “A” Honor Roll, Grade 5 Alaina Blomberg, Bridget Bushard, Megan Fingland, Teresa Fischer, Abigail Hillesheim, Logan Klawitter, Evelyn Mages, Ava Schmid “A” Honor Roll, Grade 6 Colin ...

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 ...

Public Notices, June 1, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (May 25, June 1, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 08-PR-19-433 In Re: Estate of Norma B. Sieh, also known as Norma Berdeen Sieh, Decedent. NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND ...

Down with the old, up with the new (bank)

Local News

NEW ULM — The house at 301 German St. N. and the building at 314 N. Minnesota St. were demolished Thursday afternoon. Construction crews began tearing down 301 German around 4 p.m. By 5 p.m., the house was gone and the demolition crew moved on to 314 N. Minnesota. The demolition was ...

Helping out at Community Garden

Local News

NEW ULM — Members of the New Ulm Police Department and participants from Bridge on Center helped out in the Community Garden, Thursday. The New Ulm Community Garden recently received a Healthy Connections grant from Allina to help host activities this summer. The first project included ...

GFW board hears community presentations

Local News

GIBBON — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) school board heard community presentations at a special meeting-work session at Gibbon Elementary School Thursday. Winthrop City Administrator Jenny Hazelton said Winthrop has at least two options that will meet or exceed the amount of land a ...

Planning panel OKs conditional use permit for flood plain

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Planning Commission recommended a conditional use permit (CUP) to place fill in a special flood hazard area for the construction of a house on South Front Street. Todd Zangel plans to construct a single family dwelling at 1305 S. Front St. This is a flood area subject ...

Concords on way to Germany

Local News

NEW ULM — The Concord Singers, New Ulm’s all male German-language chorus, left for Germany Thursday to visit New-Ulm’s Bavarian sister city Neu Ulm. The Concord Singers are traveling to Neu-Ulm to participate in the city’s 150th anniversary and the 100th anniversary of Neu-Ulm’s ...

Nicollet County commissioners OK watershed plan support

Local News

ST. PETER — Nicollet County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution approving a One Watershed One Plan (1W1P) Planning Boundary Map and support resolution May 28. The plan, approved on a motion by Commissioner Morrow, seconded by Commissioner Dranttel, encourages shared services and ...

Iowa tech startup tests autonomous tractor in Nebraska

Agribusiness

By MATT OLBERDING Lincoln Journal Star LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — If you had driven past Shane Bristol's farm south of York last month, you might have seen a construction yellow-colored tractor with a planter attached tooling around his soybean field. The tractor looked like any other tractor ...

EU rejects US demand that agriculture be part of trade talks

Agribusiness

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top trade official insists that the agricultural sector cannot be included in negotiations on a new trade agreement with the United States, as the U.S. has demanded. After receiving the backing of EU ministers in Brussels Monday, Trade Commissioner ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash without injuries at Highway 14 and Highland Avenue at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday. A 2018 pickup driven by Alexander Denhof, 23, Mankato, was eastbound on the inside lane of traffic on Highway 14 when he collided with a 2013 car driven by Dorris ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Hanska Library set to celebrate its 35th anniversary HANSKA — The Hanska Community Library Board of Directors will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Library on June 29 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hanska Community Center, Upper Level, 201 Broadway Hanska. After 5 Attire is required. ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) FELONY 5TH DEGREE DRUG POSSESSION-not small amount of marijuana; also misdemeanor fleeing a peace officer by means other than a motor vehicle Jordan J. Netzke, 25, Evan; unconditional bail $15,000; $5,000 with conditions; Rule 8 ...

Citizens donates to Turner Hall

Local News

NEW ULM — Citizens Bank Minnesota recently donated $15,000 to the Turner Hall Capital Campaign. Turner Hall has a goal of raising $600,000 and they are halfway through their three-year campaign. Funds will be used towards their recent kitchen remodel and sewer line renovations. Turner Hall ...