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NU Jaycees at work

Local News

New Ulm Jaycee members including Josh Sabatino, center, and Nick Thom, right, put boxes together prior to loading Christmas Food Baskets for delivery at Cash Wise Foods Friday night. Gift baskets will be delivered this morning. The Jaycees distribute the food to families in need this year.

New Ulm Advent Calendar 15

Local News

Today’s picture in the New Ulm Advent Calendar depicts “Schlittenfahren,” or sled riding. Displayed at: KNUJ, 317 N. Minnesota St., New Ulm

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

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries at North Garden Street and U.S. Highway 14 at 1:16 p.m. Friday. A 2014 Freightliner truck driven by Craig M. Lund, 47, New Ulm, was in the turn lane facing north on Garden Street, approaching Highway 14 when a a northbound ...

Public Notices, Dec. 15, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (December 15, 2018) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the condi- tions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORT- GAGE: June 20, 2013 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORT- GAGE: ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Mailbag

Alice Lind Play Reading Society NEW ULM — The Alice Lind Play Reading Society will read “The Crucible” at its next meeting, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Lind House. In 1692, in Salem Massachusetts several young girls fell ill, victims of self-imposed hallucinations and seizures. In ...

Fourteen receive degrees at MLC Commencement

Local News

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College President Rev. Mark Zarling asked for prayer to protect 14 students receiving degrees at a Commencement Service in the Chapel of the Christ. “And pray that the Lord will bring us many more students,” Zarling said at the end of the service. Zarling said ...

NU teacher recognized by Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom

Local News

ST. PAUL — Beth Sletta, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) teacher at Jefferson Elementary School in New Ulm, has been awarded the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) 2019 Outstanding Teacher Award. The award is given annually to a Minnesota K-12 teacher who ...

NU Shopper receives phony bomb threat

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Shopper was among the businesses and institutes across the country that received bomb threats Thursday. The threat came in the form of an email to the Shopper, which is published by The Journal, and whose offices adjacent to The Journal are currently vacant. The sender ...

Subilia house demolished

Local News

The demolition of the Henry Subilia home at 504 South Minnesota Street took place in the fog on Thursday morning. According to local historian Elroy Ubl, in 1861-1862, Henry A. Subilia, Sr., conceived the idea to erect a distillery in New Ulm. He built it at a cost of more than $10,000 below ...

St. Paul’s carries on Blessing Bags tradition

Local News

NEW ULM — The students at St. Paul’s Lutheran School helped deliver Blessing Bags to area seniors Thursday. Students assembled a total of 150 bags with items for elderly citizens who cannot readily leave their homes. The school teamed up with the Meals on Wheels program to deliver the ...

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

Agribusiness

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California. But they cautioned Thursday that other farms are likely involved in the E. coli outbreak and consumers should continue checking the label before purchasing ...

Farm bill exempts pure maple, honey from added sugars label

Agribusiness

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The new farm bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday prevents maple syrup and honey producers from being required to list their pure products as containing added sugars on their nutrition labels — a plan proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration months ago ...

Lions Donate to Food Shelf

Communities

Submitted photo The Lions Club of New Ulm donated $500 to the New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf. Executive Director Brad Kirk (left) is shown accepting the donation from New Ulm Lions President Gayle O’Connor and Lion John Micheel. Donations of food or money are always needed. Food ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Chicken Gravy over Rice, Leetuce, Broccoli, Pineapple Tuesday: Hamburger Goulash Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Mandarine Oranges Wednesday: Pigs in a Blanket, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Thursday: Pepperoni Pizza or Chef Salad Option, Corn, ...

New Ulm Civil Ward Round Table to discuss John Quincy Adams

Communities

NEW ULM — Reverend Timothy Berg, President’s Chaplain Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Minnesota State University Mankato, will present “John Quincy Adams: One Voice Can Make a Difference!” at the Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the library. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a two-vehicle crash report without injuries on snow-packed roads at 8th North and Franklin Street at 12:28 p.m. Tuesday. A 2005 Ford Freestyle driven by James T. Henle, 75, New Ulm, was southbound on Franklin and did not yield to a 2005 Ford Focus driven by Connie ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) FAIL TO PROVIDE MIGRATORY BIRD HARVEST INFORMATION PROGRAM (HIP) CERTIFICIATION Caleb M. Schultz, 212 Ash St., Comfrey, $110; FAIL TO YIELD RIGHT OF WAY STOP SIGNS/BLINKING Richard L. Nachreiner, 17438 County Highway 2, ...

Pre-K kids in Christmas concert

Local News

Preschool students at St. Paul’s Lutheran School present their Christmas program Wednesday at school. Students sang Silent Night, Away in a Manger, Joy to the World and Go, Tell It on the Mountain with parents.