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Five Generations

Communities

Submitted photo Lucille Burdorf of New Ulm, formerly of Courtland, gathered with her family for a five generation photo to welcome Nora Jo Burdorf to the family. Clockwise, from lower left, are Lucille Burdorf, her son Bruce Burdorf of Montevideo, her grandson Scott Burdorf, also of ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Two vehicles collided 8:47 a.m. Saturday. A 2005 Jeep, driven by Jesse Thomas Kraus, 21, of New Ulm was backing out of a parking stall on Minnesota Street. Nicole Lee Menk, 43, 20017 Buick Enclave, was traveling south on Minnesota Street and moving to the left lane from the ...

Cardiac Kids

Local News

NEW ULM — According to Jeff Allerson, a Wellness Coordinator in Allina Health’s Occupational Health and Wellness Department, nearly 10,000 kids and infants experience a cardiac event every year. During a Youth Focused CPR/AED Training class at Washington Learning Center Thursday, Allerson ...

Springfield celebrating Riverside Days

Local News

SPRINGFIELD—Riverside Days continues this weekend in Springfield with a grand parade through town, Friday. The parade started at O’Connel Avenue and traveled west on Lincoln Street, north on Mary Avenue, east on Sanborn and ended at the intersection with Cass Street. The parade was ...

Concertina Club

Local News

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt The Sleepy Eye Area Concertina entertained the Springfield crowd with their style of polka. (See more photos at cu.nujournal.com)

Horse Trolley

Local News

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt The Horse Trolley was a popular with the crowds at the Riverside Days Parade. (See more photos at cu.nujournal.com)

Welcoming Inspiration

Local News

Staff photo by Gage Cureton The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee welcomes Inspiration Child and Family Therapy at 514 7th St. N. into the New Ulm business community with a ribbon cutting Thursday. New Ulm City Council Les Schultz performs the snipping honors at the event ...

Honoring firearms safety instructors

Local News

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Regional Training Officer Jen Mueller (left) and Conservation Officer Matt Loftness (right) presented four volunteer firearms safety instructors with awards marking 30 years of service June 26 at the Morgan Sportsman’s Club. Receiving 30-year ...

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 ...

BCHS accepts Gag art donations

Local News

NEW ULM — A Buffalo, New York couple with New Ulm roots donated two works of art created by Anton Gag and his daughter Thusnelda Thursday. Deborah and Tim Finnell donated a portrait of Dakota Hotel builder Adolph Seiter painted by Anton Gag and Thusnelda Gag’s sketch of Myra Amy Alwin, ...

School Board OKs literacy plan for coming school year

Local News

NEW ULM — The District 88 School Board approved a local literacy plan for the 2019-2020 school year containing minor changes, a Safe Routes To Schools (SRTS) local coordinator grant during a board meeting Thursday. Jefferson Elementary Principal Adam Kluver presented the local literacy ...

Warta: Remnants of Prohibition remain

Local News

NEW ULM — Denis Warta talked about Prohibition to a roomful of people at the Brown County Museum Annex in no uncertain terms Thursday night. “In conclusion, it was a stupid law that we still live with today, with smuggling, drug dealing and gangs,” Warta said. He said it wasn’t ...

Planning Commission OKs permit, plats for woodworking business

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Planning Commission unanimously approved an interim use permit application to allow the operation of a woodworking business on North Broadway Thursday. Approval came on a motion by commissioner Mike Furth, seconded by Rodney Karnitz. Harold Enamorado of New Ulm owns ...

Welcoming Inspiration

Local News

Staff photo by Gage Cureton The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee welcomes Inspiration Child and Family Therapy at 514 7th St. N. into the New Ulm business community with a ribbon cutting Thursday. New Ulm City Council Les Schultz performs the snipping honors at the event ...

Cover crop options for prevent plant acres & drowned-out areas

Agribusiness

Excessive precipitation and persistently wet conditions have prevented the planting of corn and soybean in some fields and led to ponding and drown-out areas in others. On acres where “prevent plant” is claimed for insurance, the USDA-Risk Management Agency (RMA) requires protection from ...

Dairy Risk Management Strategies worskhops

Agribusiness

ST. CLOUD — “Dairy Risk Management Strategies” a short workshop teamed up with Farm Service Agency and University of Minnesota Extension comparing the new Farm Bill’s Dairy Margin Coverage and other risk management strategies of Risk Management Agency’s Dairy Revenue Protection and ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received an Harassment Restraining Order (HRO) violation via text message from a 43-year-old New Ulm man regarding a 38-year-old New Ulm woman from the 1500 block of Oakwood Avenue at 12:40 p.m. Thursday. A report was sent to the New Ulm City Attorney for charge ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Live music Sunday at Schell’s NEW ULM — The August Schell Brewery Biergarten will be open on Sunday, with live music from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. This Sunday Jim Strehlke and Alpensterne will be entertaining. The Bier Garten is open daily from noon-5 p.m., but live music is on Sundays ...

NU Diocese announces $34 million settlement over sex abuse claims

Local News

NEW ULM — The Diocese of New Ulm on Wednesday announced a $34 million settlement agreement with clergy sexual abuse victims and survivors in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. New Ulm Diocese Bishop John M. LeVoir read a statement announcing the agreement in front of the Diocese of New Ulm ...