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Lafayette Charter School Monday: Turkey Gravy Over Rice or Chef Salad, Vegetable Sticks, Corn, Fruit Tuesday: Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Peas, Vegetable Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: Hot Dog on a Bun, Baked BEans, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Cheezy Beefy Nachos, ...

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New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries at Highway 14 and Jacobs Street at 8:19 p.m. March 29. A 2015 Ford Edge driven by Kimberley R. Kodet, 41, Redwood Falls, was westbound, stopped in the turn lane on Highway 14 at a red light at Jacobs Street. A 2002 ...

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PUBLISH (March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 2019) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that cer- tain Mortgage dated March 9, 2018, execut- ed by David Schumacher aka David D. ...

Editor’s Mailbag

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Free dental care for kids MANKATO — Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Department, within the College of Allied Health & Nursing, to provide free dental care to area children on Thursday, April 18, for children ages 5-17 Services provided include cleanings, ...

Exploring careers

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NEW ULM — Eighth and tenth-grade students from New Ulm, Brown County and surrounding area schools explored dozens of potential careers and future educational opportunities at the 12th annual career expo at New Ulm High School Wednesday. With representatives from 45 unique careers and ...

Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments in New Ulm on April 4

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NEW ULM - A three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on several cases in New Ulm on Thursday, April 4. The Court will hear the oral arguments, which are open to the public, in Courtroom 305 of the Brown County Courthouse in New Ulm, 14 S. State St., ...

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Police Logs

State Patrol • Received a report of a one-vehicle crash west of Henderson near mile marker 132 in Sibley County Wednesday at 7:17 a.m. A 1997 Ford pickup driven by Ricardo Martin Martinez, 31, of Henderson, was eastbound on Highway 19 when the driver fell asleep and the vehicle entered a ...

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PUBLISH (April 4, 7, 8, 2019) ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS JOHNSON PARK 2019 IMPROVEMENTS NEW ULM, MINNESOTA ISG NO. 18-22191 Sealed Prime General Contract bids for John- son Park 2019 Im- provements will be re- ceived by the Owner at the office of the Owner, c/o ...

Chris Dalton selected city manager

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NEW ULM — Christopher Dalton will officially take over as New Ulm’s new city manager. The council came to a quick decision in selecting Dalton, who was originally hired as New Ulm’s assistant city manager in April 2018. Dalton took over city manager responsibilities after Brian ...

GFW task force favors new school

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GIBBON — A couple hundred people listened and asked questions at a Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) Facilities Task Force Committee informational meeting/listening session in the elementary school gym Tuesday night. Superintendent Lonnie Seifert said the committee of more than 30 residents ...

Commissioners OK Tax Court appraisal fees

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NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously approved paying a St. Paul firm $11,000 in fees for Tax Court ready appraisals at Beacon Promotions, 2121 Bridge St. S. Tuesday. Brown County Assessor Anne Grunert requested appraisal proposals from Dahlen, Dwyer, Foley & Tinker, Inc. to ...

Nicollet County board OKs solar, HHS projects

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ST. PETER — Nicollet County commissioners unanimously approved a large, solar energy system and an additional $175,000 appropriation for a Health & Human Services (HHS) expansion space project March 26. A motion by Commissioner Dranttel, seconded by Commissioner Luepke, accepted the ...

New Ulm students attend FCCLA state conference

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BLOOMINGTON — Students from New Ulm High School and Middle School attended the Minnesota Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state conference in Bloomington March 28-30. The leadership conference included awards, leadership training and an opportunity to hear speakers. ...

Off the Shelf: Series: One thing after another

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A few weeks ago I reintroduced readers to Candice Fox’s Crimson Lake series.  I don’t think you can adequately imagine my jubilation when I realized the third book in her series was already out.  “Gone by Midnight” begins when an 8-year-old boy goes missing.  In a parallel story, ...

Honor Roll: St. Anthony Elementary

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NEW ULM — St. Anthony Elementary School has released its honor roll for the 3rd quarter of the 2018-19 school year: “A” Honor Roll, Grade 5 Alaina Blomberg, Megan Fingland, Teresa Fischer, Abigail Hillesheim, Logan Klawitter, Evelyn Mages, Ava Schmid “A” Honor Roll, Grade ...

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PUBLISH (April 3, 10, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 08-PR-19-256 In Re: Estate of Mark A. Bode, also known as Mark Bode, De- cedent. NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEAR- ING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ...

Editor’s Mailbag

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‘The Accidental Hero’ in Fairfax FAIRFAX — The Friends of Fairfax Public Library are hosting a performance of “The Accidental Hero” by Patrick Dewane on Saturday, April 6, at 6 p.m., at Fairfax Community Center. “The Accidental Hero” is a multi-media one-man show about a WWII ...

City crews clean Cottonwood Street

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A City of New Ulm street department crew clears mud and debris off Cottonwood Street Monday. The street and bridge were reopened Monday after being closed since March 17 after the Cottonwood River cut a new path through the west edge of Adams Park. Street Superintendent Curt Curry said the ...

Nic. Co. Highway 21 closes as Minnesota surges

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Nicollet County Highway 21 closed Monday, from Highway 14 to Highway 4 and from Highway 4 to Highway 15, due to rising Minnesota River levels. The Minnesota River at New Ulm was observed at 807.5 feet at 3:45 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction ...

Council may choose manager

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NEW ULM — The City Council is expected to select a new permanent city manager Tuesday. The five candidates for the council to consider include Christopher Dalton, Sam Hensen, Timothy Ibisch, Erin Reinders and Dan Wietecha. In August 2018, then city manager Brian Gramentz announced he was ...