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“A Night at the (BCHS) Museum” gala to revisit Prohibition with “In the ‘Still’ of the Night” NEW ULM — Step back in time to the Prohibition era and meet characters like Al Capone, Carrie Nation, and Emma and George Marti at the Fourth Annual A Night at the (BCHS) Museum, In The ...

GFW may buy land

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GIBBON — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) school board unanimously approved a purchase agreement Wednesday for 50 acres of land pending passage of a Nov. 5 bond referendum. Action came on a motion by board member Phil Klenk, seconded by Jason Haas, to purchase land just northeast of ...

The Beginning of a Beautiful Screening

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NEW ULM — Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, State Street Theater Co. wants you to walk into their own. State Street Theater Co. (SSTC) is debuting the classic American film “Casablanca” Friday as a part of its “Golden Age of Hollywood Fundraiser” — red ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (September 5, 9, 2019) Advertisement for Bids Boiler #4 Control System Replacement Project New Ulm, Minnesota NU-12-001 New Ulm Public Utili- ties is hereby submit- ting notice for request for proposals (RFP) to replace the Boiler #4 control system. A mandatory ...

NUHS starts year with 1:1 program

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NEW ULM — Tuesday ushered in another school year for students and districts statewide, and at New Ulm High School, incoming freshmen were the first group of students introduced to New Ulm Public School’s “one student to one device” program. The freshmen are the first group of ...

Bid OKed, work to begin on amphitheater

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NEW ULM — A full crowd in City Council Chambers applauded the approval of a bid for the German Park Amphitheater project, Tuesday. Members of several organizations connected to German Park attended the meeting including Friends of German Park, the Narren and members of the New Ulm Municipal ...

New Chamber of Commerce president starts work in NU

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce has a new president. This week Michael Looft arrived to fill the vacant position at the Chamber. The Chamber president position has been vacant since former president Audra Shaneman resigned in April. She is currently the New Ulm Assistant City ...

German visitors enjoy stay in New Ulm

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NEW ULM — For the next few days, New Ulm will have visitors from Dresden, Germany. Diana Uhlmann and Clemens Knop arrived in New Ulm on Saturday. This is Knop’s first visit to New Ulm, but Uhlmann is returning for the third time. She first came to New Ulm through the Hans Joohs Intern ...

Commissioners OK License Bureau request

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NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously approved establishing a 4 p.m. cutoff time for title transfers and Real and Enhanced ID applications at the Brown County License Bureau Tuesday. The approval came on a motion by commissioner Dean Simonsen, seconded by Commissioner Dave ...

“Loeffelmacher, Part 2” at museum Thursday

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NEW ULM — Terry Sveine will give a one-hour presentation entitled, “The Life of New Ulm’s Old-time Music Master, Harold Loeffelmacher – Part Two,” on Thursday in the next Brown County Historical Society “ Lunch and a Bite of History lecture.” The presentation will be held in ...

New teachers at NUACS

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New Ulm Area Catholic Schools welcomes these new staff members to both St. Anthony Elementary and Cathedral High School. New employees at St. Anthony Elementary are Amanda Andrews (after-school care supervisor) and Amber Kretsch (after-school care assistant). New employees at Cathedral High ...

Council OKs Planning Commission recommendations

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council addressed several Planning Commission issues at its meeting Tuesday. The council approved three variance request from James Scheman to allow the construction of a private storage facility without a permitted use being present and all the building to be ...

Modenschau Downtown: A Boutique & Pub Crawl

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NEW ULM — The shops of historic downtown New Ulm are teaming up once again for an evening of fashion, fun, and prizes. This time, they are partnering with four downtown bars to bring a fun new shopping event for the community. “Modenschau Downtown: A Boutique and Pub Crawl” will take ...

Brown County Area Girl Scout Day Camp

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Submitted photo Brown County Girl Scouts attended Day Camp in early August where they learned about moving from “Here to There.” The girls learned about careers in trucking from Leah Shaver, Kelli Kral, and Angel Schaffer of the National Transportation Institute with Women in Trucking, ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Madelia Police • Madelia Police and Ambulance Service were dispatched at 12:11 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of 1st Street S.W. for a report of a child struck by a lawn mower. Police arrived within a minute of being dispatched and discovered a father holding a two-year-old boy with critical ...

Godahl Day keeps tradition going

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GODAHL — On a typical day, the village of Godahl consists of a single intersection, a few houses and buildings, a stage and a baseball field, but on Labor Day for the past 64 years it is host to a celebration that brings in crowds from Brown and Watonwan Counties. This year marked the 64th ...

Amphitheater project on council agenda

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council will decide whether to move forward with the German Park Amphitheater project at its meeting Tuesday. In July, the council approved to begin the bidding process to determine the cost of the project. On Aug. 26, the city received three competitive bids for ...

‘Find Your Bliss’ event coming up Thursday

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NEW ULM — Thursday, the community is invited to come together in support of Eden “Bliss” Kalk during a special celebration. The event is being called “Find Your Bliss ... Just Dance Fundraiser.” The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the alley and parking lot between New Ulm ...

Public Notices, Sept. 3, 2019

Legals

PUBLISH (September 3, 10, 2019) Notice Of Hearing On Final Special Assessment Roll Notice Is Hereby given that the City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at the Council Chambers in City Hall, 100 North Broadway in the City of New Ulm, Minnesota, ...