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Three die in two-vehicle crash near Stewart

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STEWART — The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office released the names of three people who died in a two-vehicle crash near County Road 7 and Yacht Avenue northeast reported at 10:56 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17. Tiffany Dralle, 25, Gibbon; Wayne Bernier Jr., 32, Gaylord and Bruce Lentz, 60, Stewart ...

Former Journal carrier creates Christmas Across The Lands

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FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Lafayette native who delivered the New Ulm Journal as a boy, worked for KNUJ Radio in New Ulm as a teenage announcer, developed, wrote and hosts a 12-hour radio show that will be aired locally Christmas Eve into Christmas Day. Randy Sherwyn Berg, the son of Milo and ...

Hans Joohs program seeking applicants

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the year 2019 Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange Program. The recipient of this award will live up to 12 weeks in or near the City of Ulm, Germany. The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission will provide ...

School board to approve levy, back roundabout

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NEW ULM — The District 88 School Board is scheduled to approve its 2019 property tax levy at its meeting today at 6 p.m. in the district boardroom in the Middle School, 414 S. Payne St. The levy being considered is $8,109,970.22, a deduction of -.64 percent ($52,513.01) from the 2018 ...

Junior High K-Bowl team 2nd in region

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New Ulm Public Schools took second place in the Junior High Knowledge Bowl Regional Meet on Monday. Pictured (left to right): Isaac Gieseke, Dawson Schaefer, Aidan Eckstein, Graham Wilkins, (front) Jacob Martinka.

SSTC campaign donation

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Alliance Bank representatives present a $5,000 Capital Campaign donation commitment to the State Street Theater Co. (SSTC) Wednesday. From left, Alliance Bank Chairman Phil Reim, Alliance Bank President Bob Reuter, SSTC Board President Tom Koehler, and Capital Campaign Committee members Mary ...

MRCI donation

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Linda Leger with MRCI Bargains gave Adaptive Recreational Services (ARS) a donation of $1,000. This donation will help sponsor ARS’ holiday party and fund a general scholarship. Front, from left, Karrie Borchert, Mckenzie, Cody, Ben, Ashley and Linda Ledger. Back, from left, Alex, John, ...

NUMAS Haus receives $4,000 from Nuvera, CoBank

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NEW ULM — NUMAS Haus recently received a $2,000 donation from Nuvera and a $2,000 matching donation from CoBank, a cooperative bank serving vital industries throughout rural America. NUMAS Haus is a local charity serving families and providing emergency shelter and support services to ...

Nuvera employees complete UW campaign

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Nuvera employees recently completed their United Way campaign, raising over $19,000 for the United Way of the Brown County Area. Pictured are Kathy Van Roekel (Nuvera), Lori Pickell-Stangel (United Way) and Alicia Rahe (Nuvera).

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (Decmeber 20, 27, 2018) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 08-PR-18-1097 Estate of John M. Hoffmann, Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FOR- MAL ADJUDICATION ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) DRIVING AFTER REVOCATION Jessy K. Smith, 500 Remmele St. S.W., Sleepy Eye, $315; also open bottle in motor vehicle, $100; INTERRUPT, INTERFERE, IMPEDE, DISRUPT 911 CALL Eric R. Besco, 419 N. Franklin St., New Ulm $1,060; ...

Playground time

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Nathaniel Bradbury of Sleepy Eye uses playground equipment at German Park Tuesday afternoon. The temperature in New Ulm reached 40 degrees Tuesday afternoon.

New Ulm City Council adopts 2019 budget, senior dining lease

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council adopted the final 2019 budget of $23,771,216 with a property tax levy of $7,693,527 Three changes were made to the draft discussed Dec. 4. The changes were a $10,000 reduction in police department salaries, $56,000 reduction in the contribution to the fire ...

Commissioners whittle 2019 tax hike down to 1.5 percent

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NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously approved a 1.5 percent ($195,956) increase for the 2019 Certified Levy amount of $13,259,717 Tuesday. The 1.5 percent increase over the 2018 certified levy was whittled down from a 2.25 percent 2019 hike proposed earlier this fall. In ...

NU Food Shelf donations

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More than 200 pounds of food was generated at the New Ulm Police Department, Anytime Fitness and the Jingle Bell Jam 5k Run/Walk Dec. 8. In addition, $300 was generated by the run/walk and donated to the New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf. From left, Food Shelf Executive Director Brad Kirk, New ...

GFW School Board OKs 2.8 percent tax decrease

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GIBBON — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) School Board approved a Final 2018 Payable 2019 Tax Levy that is 2.8 percent under the previous levy Monday. The 2019 school district levy was set at $1,680,069, $48,250 less than the 2018 levy of $1,728,319. In addition, the board approved a ...

Off the Shelf: Winter tales for the season

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A couple of weeks ago, I was at a birthday party and a three year old sat down by me on the couch with a stack of books. He knew how to spot the librarian in the room. If you have any little ones in your life, check out these winter tales this season. Who says you can’t have a lemonade ...

Nuvera employees give to Hospice Program

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Submitted photo A very special thank you to Nuvera for their donation of $586.39 to support local Hospice programming at New Ulm Medical Center. This donation was raised at various Nuvera employee fundraising events. Donations to hospice allow patients and their families to have highly skilled ...

Runnings gives to Cancer Institute

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Submitted photo Runnings Home, Farm and Outdoor Store announced that its recent Ladies Night promotion generated $19,306 to support the fight against breast cancer. The annual event, held each October, was attended by thousands of customers in more than 40 stores for a night of fun events, ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received an assault report at New Ulm High School, 1600 Oak St. at 3:14 p.m. Monday. Police interviewed a student and parent and continue to investigate the case. • Received a suspicious activity report at Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Ct. at 11:03 a.m. Tuesday. ...