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Mathletes square off

Local News

NEW ULM — Young mathletes squared off at the 3M MathCounts meet Thursday at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity Leifeld Hall. St. Paul’s Lutheran Elementary reigns as this year’s first-place winner, with a score of 34.75 points. The second-place team was St. Peter Lutheran School, with ...

Nicollet County board elects officers

Local News

ST. PETER — The Nicollet County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Commissioner Denny Kemp 2019 board chairman Jan. 8. Commissioner John Luepke unanimously elected vice chairman. Oaths of office were administered to Commissioners Terry Morrow and Jack Kolars, County Attorney ...

Hemp sees high interest from Minnesota farmers, city leaders

Agribusiness

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Organizers of Minnesota's hemp program say they have been inundated with calls from farmers, municipal leaders and producers looking to invest in the newly legal crop. Hundreds of Minnesota farmers have expressed interest in growing hemp in the month since Congress ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Grilled Chicken Patty, California Blend Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Walking taco, Corn, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: Meatlof, Bread, Potatoes, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Pork Riblet on Bun, Baked Beans, ...

Editors Mailbag

Mailbag

Give Kids a Smile Free Dental Care MANKATO — Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Department joins a statewide effort to provide free dental care to area children on Thursday, Jan. 31, and Friday, Feb. 1. Concerned about the growing number of children who are unable to ...

Brown County DFLers plan future strategy

Local News

NEW ULM — About a dozen Brown County Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party members reviewed the November General Election locally and discussed future strategy at Turner Hall Wednesday night. “We have a lot of work to do. We want to get the (Minnesota) Senate back in 2020. We want to do ...

Bloodmobile at Vogel

Local News

NEW ULM — The American Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Vogel Arena Wednesday afternoon to accept much needed blood donations from New Ulm area residents. One-hundred forty appointments were scheduled for Wednesday with many members of the community showing up unannounced. The blood drive ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Received a report of a two-vehicle crash in the parking lot east of the New Ulm Public Utilities Commission power plant. Ricky Konakowitz, 60, New Ulm, was driving a 2013 GMC Sierra truck when he pulled past the building on his right and said he didn’t see a 2005 ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Sibley County District Court • David M. Hatle, 37, 105 Timberwolf Court, Mankato, was charged with felony theft by swindle Jan. 12. According to court documents, a 75-year-old Winthrop man agreed to hire Hatle to repair his roof and wrote him a check for $8,884.97 dated Oct. 12, 2017. ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) DRIVING AFTER SUSPENSION Jordan D. Nelson-Kosel, Willmar, stay of adjudication, $175, 6 months probation, obtain valid driver’s license, show proof to county of residence court administrator’s office, SEAT BELT ...

Fairfax man faces attempted murder charge

Local News

OLIVIA — A Fairfax man was charged with first-degree attempted murder in Renville County District Court Tuesday, for allegedly shooting a Hector man in the hand and face in Fairfax Friday. Michael J. Klatt, 902 1st St., Fairfax, was charged with felony premeditated first-degree murder, ...

Marching forward

Local News

NEW ULM — New Ulm Forward, an organization concerned about race relationships and celebrating diversity in the community, discussed its next steps, Tuesday night. The organization, which came out into the public domain at New Ulm’s National Night Out in German Park last July, listed a ...

Laundry Love for low, no-income people

Local News

NEW ULM — United Church of Christ is launching a trial run for a Laundry Love project in New Ulm Jan. 22. Laundry Love is a movement that partners with groups, schools and local laundromats to wash the clothes and bedding of low-income or no-income families and individuals. Clean clothes ...

City awards Rec Center contract

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council awarded the architect and engineering contract for the Rec Center RENU project. In the December RENU Oversight Committee meeting, JLG was unanimously recommended for the project. JLG was one of two firms that gave a presentation during. JLG impressed the ...

County board OKs uncollected claims agreement

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously approved a provider agreement to resubmit $4,860 in uncollected claims for homecare services provided in its adult home visiting program, Tuesday. On Oct. 23, Brown County Public Health requested commissioners write off $4,860 in claims it ...

Iowa man sentenced for 2017 prostitution case

Local News

NEW ULM — A 21-year-old Sheldon, Iowa, man arrested with seven other men in an August 2017 prostitution sting in Springfield was convicted of felony prostitution in Brown County District Court Monday. Shane A. Madsen received a stay of imposition, was sentenced to 30 days local confinement, ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (December 19, 26, 2018, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that cer- tain Mortgage dated October 21, 2013, ex- ecuted by Nancy Lar- sen and Ronald ...