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HONU to receive Public Health Partnership Award

Local News

NEW ULM — The Heart of New Ulm will receive the annual Public Health Partnership Award at the Tuesday, April 2 Brown County Board of Commissioners meeting. A committee of three members of the Brown County Public Health Advisory Committee made the selection from nominees using the approved ...

Author visits St. Paul’s for lesson on writing

Local News

NEW ULM — St. Paul’s Lutheran School’s fifth and sixth graders learned from an author on Thursday. Linda Jane Niedfeldt, the author of the Lisenka series, shared how she put stories learned from interviews with immigrants of long ago with some related historical facts to create historical ...

Families First Children’s Collaborative grants

Local News

Submitted photo Grant money from Families First Children’s Collaborative, totaling $115,000, will be given to seven child focused organizations that support a wide range of children’s needs in Brown County. Program recipients receiving 2019 grant funds are pictured above (front row left ...

Specialty Shops to hold Champagne Brunch and Spring Fashion Show

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Business & Retail Association is excited to announce they will be hosting the 3rd Annual Champagne Brunch and Spring Fashion Show on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at The Grand Center for Arts & Culture. Doors open at 8:45 am, serving of brunch begins at 9:15 am, and ...

BCHS seeking books, puzzles & DVDs

Local News

NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society is accepting donations for the Annual Book Sale. Items wanted include books, puzzles, CDs and DVDs. Donations may be dropped off in bins located in the museum parking lot at 2 North Broadway. The deadline to drop off books is April 19. The ...

Crisis Nursery donation

Communities

Submitted photo Citizens Bank Minnesota recently donated $800 to the Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery. The funds were raised through the Citizens 4 Citizens Craft Retreat held on March 15 and 16. The retreat was started in 2012 with the idea that the event would provide participants with ...

Area Church Services

Communities

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Minnesota State Patrol • Received a one-vehicle crash report at 3:01 p.m. Thursday on TH 60, Rosendale Township, Watonwan County. A 1996 Chevy driven by Scott R. Nelson, 58, Madelia, was eastbound on Highway 60 when he drove off a curve, entered the median and rolled. Nelson wore a seat belt ...

Public Notices, March 30, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (March 23, 30, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 08-PR-09-725 In Re: Estate of Clemens E. Rohde, Decedent. NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DECREE OF DESCENT OF OMITTED PROPERTY AND ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Caroline S. Kurowski, 65, 519 S. Franklin, New Ulm, was charged with felony theft Friday. According to court documents, New Ulm Police were dispatched to Wal-Mart Super Center at 11:39 a.m., March 13 for a reported felony theft. Police met an asset protection ...

Distillery parking plan discussed by Planning Commission

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Planning Commission recommended a variance to reduce the parking requirement for a new distillery at 201 1st North Street. Nathan Gieseke, on behalf of Black Frost Properties, requested the parking reduction for the former New Ulm Wholesale Inc. building. New Ulm ...

Holy Land Dinner Theater presents ‘Grandad Steps Out’

Local News

ST. GEORGE — Dinner theater lovers rejoice. The Church of St. George parish theater group and church volunteers presents “Grandad Steps Out” Saturday, March 30 and April 6 in the church auditorium. Show night events begin at 5 p.m. with a social hour and a Windsor Chop Dinner at 6 p.m. ...

ISD 88 Board okays budget revision, ’19 calendar

Local News

NEW ULM — The District 88 Board of Education voted on a variety of action items Thursday with highlights on a revised FY19 budget, a resolution relating to the non-renewal of contracts of four probationary teachers and the adoption of the 2019-2020 school calendar. Following a report from ...

Brown elected as NAESP rep

Local News

NEW ULM — Dawn Brown, principal of Washington Learning Center in New Ulm Public Schools, was elected by her peers to serve as NAESP State Representative for the Minnesota Elementary School Principal’s Association (MESPA). She will be the voice of Minnesota’s elementary and middle level ...

MDA donations

Local News

Submitted photo Applebee’s teams up with MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) every March to raise money to send local kids to summer camp. Shamrocks are sold to guests of Applebee’s throughout the month with 100 percent of the profits going straight to MDA. This year the New Ulm location ...

Flooding halts rail service to area co-ops, others

Agribusiness

LAKE CRYSTAL — Floods in the Missouri River Valley are reducing rail service to much of south central Minnesota. Jeff Spence, vice president of grain operations at Crystal Valley Co-op, said they haven't been able to get Union Pacific cars to many of their locations. "The UP has been ...

Beef Quality Assurance Certification Class offered

Agribusiness

LAFYETTE — The University of Minnesota Extension Service is hosting a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certification Class on Tuesday, April 2, at the Lafayette Community Center, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Packing houses and sales barns are requiring all beef sold to be BQA Certified. This class will ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Chicken Nuggets, Potatoes, Lettuce, Fruit Tuesday: Sub Sandwich, Ham/Turkey & Cheese, Winter Blend Vegetable, Fruit Wednesday: Cheezy Beefy Mac Hotdish, Green Beans, Fruit Thursday: Beef & Bean Burrito, Peas, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Mixed ...

Public Notices, March 29, 2019

Legals

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 certain Mortgage dated March 9, 2018, executed by David Schumacher aka David D. Schumacher aka David M. Schumacher aka ...

Veterans at the Capitol

Mailbag

Nineteen area Veterans met with Sen. Gary Dahms, and Rep. Paul Torkelson during the annual Veterans Day on the Hill Rally held on March 20. The rally is to show grassroots support for bills that benefit Minnesota’s 370,000 military Veterans. Kneeling L-R: Leo Heiderscheidt, Brian Gramentz, ...