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NUHS Coronation Monday

Local News

Submitted photo The New Ulm High School Homecoming Coronation is Monday, Oct. 1 starting at 7 p.m. in the High School gymnasium. Cost at the door is $4, but you get in for free with a NUHS Homecoming Button. Members of the New Ulm High School 2018 Homecoming Court are Pictured from left to ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at New Ulm Event Center, 301 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 ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff’s Office • Received a burglary report at Walters Excavating, Inc., 17926 State Highway 15, New Ulm at 6:30 a.m. Friday. Overnight, suspects used forced entry to gain access to the business where they loaded tools and accessories into a 2003 Black GMC Sierra crew cab ...

Public Notices, Sept. 29, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 2018) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain mortgage, dated July 25, 2016, executed by Jeffrey L. Halvorson and Julie A. Halvorson, husband and wife, as ...

Stewart man dies in traffic crash

Local News

STEWART — A 50-year-old Stewart man died ast the result of an automobile accident on Friday monring. The McLeod County Sheriff’s office was called Friday, around 7:08 a.m. to a two vehicle accident near the intersection of CR 7 and Yacht Ave just north of Stewart. A 2001 silver Pontiac ...

United Way plans Business Blitz

Local News

NEW ULM — An “army” of United Way volunteers wearing LIVE UNITED shirts will be visiting small business owners in New Ulm on Thursday, Oct. 4 between 8:30 and noon. Businesses have been sent letters explaining the reason for their visit which is to thank them for their support and ...

Homecoming Court at New Ulm High School

Local News

Members of this year's Homecoming Court at New Ulm High School are pictured from Left to Right: Front Row: Kelsi Miller, Audra Bastian, Taylor Forstner, Ellie Bute, Joey Batt, Carli Botten, Abbey Frauenholtz Back Row: Ben Mathiowetz, Jack Raymond, Braden Zimmerman, Sean Howk, Ryan Esser, ...

NUPD identifies crash victim, driver

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Police Department on Thursday released the name of the pedestrian who died in a crash with a vehicle at 12th South Street and Broadway at 6:37 a.m. Wednesday. Roger Saxton, 70, of New Ulm suffered fatal injuries in the crash, according to a police news release. Police ...

Newberger ‘disgusted’ over Kavanaugh hearings

Local News

NEW ULM — As the Senate Judiciary Committee held a special hearing on sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Thursday, the candidate running against one member of the committee blasted her and the Democrats for their handling of the confirmation ...

GOP State Auditor candidate has active CPA license

Local News

NEW ULM — The Republican candidate for Minnesota State Auditor said she thinks it’s about time the official has some credentials for the job. “My opponent is a junior high math teacher with no background or credentials to be state auditor,” Pam Myhra said at the Brown County ...

Howe says he would focus on campaign rules

Local News

NEW ULM — Republican Secretary of State candidate John Howe has some pretty personal reasons for seeking the position, which oversees elections as well as issuing business permits. Howe, who served at term in the Minnesota Senate from Red Wing, was elected in 2010, and lost in 2012. That ...

Planning panel OKs plat for depot

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Planning Commission approved the preliminary plat of the Depot 2nd Addition at 200 S. Valley St. Canadian Pacific Railway applied to create a single 1.91 acre lot at this address. The property is currently the location of the Canadian Pacific Railway Depot and a ...

New utilities director welcomed

Local News

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed New Ulm Public Utilities Director Rodney “Rod” Marshall, Thursday morning. Marshall took over the position this month. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Eletrical Engineering and has over 30 years ...

MnDOT raises two-lane highway speed limits to 60 mph

Local News

MANKATO — The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced Thursday that it is increasing the speed limit from 55 to 60 miles per hour on parts of a number of state highways. The increases are the result of a 2014 legislative mandate for MnDOT to study posted speed limits on ...

School Board sets levy; lunch money collection rules updated

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm School Board set the preliminary levy Thursday night at slightly less than last year’s limit. The preliminary levy is $52,513 or .64 percent less than last year. In September, the school sets a preliminary levy for taxes payable ahead of the Truth in Taxation meeting ...

Police looking for tips on arson in Olivia

Local News

OLIVIA — On Sept. 21, at approximately 2:09 p.m., the Olivia Police and Fire Departments were called to a fire that had previously occurred in a camper, located in the 2700 block of Lincoln Avenue West. The camper sustained significant fire damage to the interior. Officials determined that ...

2 wolves moved from mainland to Isle Royale National Park

Agribusiness

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Two gray wolves have been relocated from the Minnesota mainland to Isle Royale National Park, kicking off a multiyear effort to restore the species on the Lake Superior island chain, officials said Thursday. The National Park Service said a 4-year-old female and ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Hotdog on a Bun, Baked Beans, Iceberg Lettuce, Peaches Tuesday: Beef Steak Fingers, Bread, Broccoli, Pineapple Wednesday: Hamburger Rice Hotdish, Sweet Corn, Mandarin Oranges Thursday: Meat Calzone, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Friday: Pita ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Renville County Sheriff’s Office • Is looking for anyone that knows any information about the Monday, Sept. 24 burglary at the Franklin Amstar convenience store. Anyone with tips, leads or any information about the burglary is asked to contact investigator Jeff Nelson at 320-523-3773 ...