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Johnson probable cause hearing set

Local News

NEW ULM — A probable cause hearing in the case of a 58-year-old rural Searles man who faces a 3rd-degree murder charge for the death of his wife was set for April 26 in Brown County District Court Monday. Duane A. Johnson, 18151 Sperl Ave. S., already facing felony criminal neglect and ...

Sleepy Eye man gets stay of imposition

Local News

NEW ULM — A 23-year-old Sleepy Eye man received a stay of imposition in Brown County District Court Monday for selling 14.4 grams of methamphetamine to a Brown-Lyon-Redwood Renville County Drug Task Force (DTF) undercover agent on Jan. 30, 2018 in Sleepy Eye. Justino Alvarez Jr., 208 Elm ...

Robotics team competes in Minneapolis

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm robotics team, The Alluminators, competed in the Minnesota North Star Regional at 3M Arena in Minneapolis March 29-31. After Friday’s six qualification matches, The Alluminators were 4-2 and tied for 13th place. On Saturday, the team with their alliances went 3-0 ...

Nominate New Ulm Tourism Person of Year

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), a part of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce, is accepting applications for the 11th Annual Tourism Person of the Year award. The award honors an individual, couple or organization who has made a significant long-term ...

Family Fun Day at The Pinball Place

Local News

Allen Kleven (left) and his son Cole play pinball machines side by side during Family Fun Day at The Pinball Place Sunday. As a part of Family Fun Day, machines were free to play.

New business handcrafts wood furniture

Monday Business

NEW ULM — Cala Complementary Woodwork, 718 N. Broadway St., is a small family-run business offering handcrafted wood furniture. Owners Harold Enamorado, carpenter, and wife Jayme, marketing manager, said they hope to build a business that will remind people that furniture can be more ...

The Grand remodeling showcased

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce visited the The Grand Center for Arts & Culture to check out their recent remodeling of the third-floor apartment and the basement area. Anne Makepeace, The Grand’s executive director, said the building was ...

Reinarts welcomed at Bank Midwest

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently stopped at Bank Midwest to welcome Randy Reinarts as senior agriculture and commercial lender. A Sleepy Eye native, Reinarts earned his education at Mankato State University, working part time for UPS as he ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Redwood County Sheriff’s Office Responded to a two-vehicle motor accident on state Highway 67 and Omega Avenue at 2:29 a.m. Sunday. A Chevy Equinox driven by Stephanie Cornwell was traveling east on Highway 67 when it was rear-ended by a Ford F150 driven by Brandon Hernandez. No injuries ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 2019) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VE- RIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AF- FECTED BY THIS AC- TION. NOTICE IS ...

Miss Sleepy Eye Crowned

Local News

Callie Bohnen is crowned as Miss Sleepy Eye by Jody Hansen, former 2018 Miss Sleepy Eye, during Saturday’s coronation at Sleepy Eye Event Center. Bohnen is the daughter of Patrick and Michele Bohnen. During her acceptance speech, Bohnen said she’s excited to be a part of a great Sleepy Eye ...

Lots of shopping going on at community garage sale

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm Park & Rec held a community garage sale Saturday that drew an abundance of vendors with interesting wares. About 45 vendors packed both of the New Ulm Civic Center’s ice arenas as a steady crowd weaved throughout the tables lining the floors. While some vendors ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Spring/Summer Activities Guide is in TODAY’S JOURNAL. Registration begins April 8 at 10 a.m. Easter Ceramics class is offered April 2 and 4 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Community Center. Register online or at the Rec Center. Tot Swim is held the first and third Fridays of the month; April ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Minnesota State Patrol • Were called to a one-vehicle rollover crash report on Highway 14 and 185th Avenue in Brown County near Milford Township at 4:28 p.m. Friday. A 2008 Hyundai Elantra driven by Tarrah Keeley Sinead Vikter, 18, of Springfield, was westbound on Highway 14 when it crossed ...

Minnesota River forecast to top 808 ft. in NU by Tuesday

Local News

NEW ULM — The National Weather Service (NWS) Advanced Hydrological Prediction Service forecasted the Minnesota River at New Ulm to reach 808.5 feet on Tuesday, April 2. The river was observed at 806.39 feet at 4:45 a.m. Saturday in New Ulm. Flood stage is 800 feet. The record high river ...

J&R Schugel acquires Super Service, LLC

Local News

NEW ULM — J&R Schugel Trucking, Inc., a transportation services company with headquarters in New Ulm, acquired Super Service, LLC. in June 2018. The official merge of the two companies is set to be completed on April 1, 2019. J&R Schugel has combined Super Service into their ...

Family Movie Night at State Street Theater

Communities

NEW ULM — SSTC, the Optimist Club, and the New Ulm Film Society will hold a family friendly movie night featuring the 1989 classic, “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids,” at State Street Theater Co., 1 North State Street, on Friday, April 19, starting at 6:30 pm. The movie runs 93 minutes and is ...

Chamber head taking position with Greater Mankato Growth

Local News

NEW ULM — It was bittersweet news Friday for the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce that Chamber President Audra Shaneman will be taking over the director position for the City Center Partnership, a business unit of Greater Mankato Growth. Shaneman has served as the New Ulm Chamber president ...

Downtown action team lists ideas

Local News

NEW ULM — Downtown improvements were the topic of discussion Friday at the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce’s Hot Topics luncheon. The Downtown Action Team was one of the first groups developed during 2016’s Community Visioning event. Work in New Ulm’s downtown was viewed as vitally ...

Mother Banjo returns to Grand with new album

Local News

NEW ULM — The Minneapolis-based folk band Mother Banjo is returning to New Ulm today at The Grand. This is Mother Banjo’s first visit to the Grand in two years. The special performance is to celebrate the release of the new album “Eyes on the Sky,” Mother Banjo’s first album ...