News

Newly elected Cramer to farmers: Trump will help you

Agribusiness

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The day after his election to the U.S. Senate, Republican Kevin Cramer assured North Dakota farmers that he has President Donald Trump's ear on trade and that Trump will get them a good — and maybe even a great — deal. "This is a priority for me," Cramer told The ...

Jennie-O launches Turkey Tracker

Agribusiness

WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods, announced this week the launch of its online Turkey Tracker where consumers can track their fresh or frozen JENNIE-O® whole turkey back to its originating farm. Each fresh and frozen turkey package now includes a ...

School Lunch Menus

Communities

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Winter Blend Vegetables, Fruits, Vegetable Sticks Tuesday: Walking Tacos, Corn, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Wednesday: Meat Loaf, Bread Potatoes, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Pork Riblet Sandwich, Baked Beans, ...

Correction

Communities

The Lamplighter is having Karaoke and a DJ on Friday and Saturday nights this week. On Sunday, it will be serving a free dinner to all Veterans (Veterans ID cards required).

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Police arrested a 26-year-old male at 12:16 p.m. in the 200 block of S. Jefferson Street for fleeing an officer. According to a report, an individual was causing a problem at the Human Services Office. An officer was at the scene and witnessed the individual leaving the ...

Public Notices, Nov. 9, 2018

Legals

PUBLISH (November 9, 2018) Public Hearing Notice Hearing On the Final Plat of the Depot 2nd Addition Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10.09, Subdivision 2 E of the City Code of the City of New Ulm, that a public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of New Ulm at ...

Beussman win decisive

Local News

NEW ULM — Over seven hours after the polls closed, the final votes were tallied for New Ulm, and Mayor Robert Beussman won another term against challenger Kathleen Backer. City Councilor Larry Mack narrowly won re-election to the Fourth Ward. Beussman was at the Brown County Courthouse ...

Veerkamp edges Anderson in District 5

Local News

BROWN COUNTY — Brown County Board of Commissioners District 5 candidate Jeff Veerkamp of Comfrey edged Lynn Anderson of Springfield for the seat early Wednesday morning. With two of 13 precincts reporting, Anderson led with 408 votes to 326 for Veerkamp. When the complete, unofficial county ...

Residents object to assessment

Local News

NEW ULM — On Tuesday, the City Council held a public hearing on adopting the final assessment rolls for 2017 utility, street and alley improvements. There were 14 improvements on the list. Most of the improvements received no comments, but multiple residents objected to the assessment to the ...

Firefighters honored

Local News

Mitchell Palmer, Mike Ranweiler and Jason Thompson (left to right) were honored at the New Ulm Fire Department Induction Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 5. All three firefighters recently earned their NFPA 1001 Firefighter I and II Certifications.

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • At 12:24 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a vehicle accident at Highway 14 and North Garden Street. A 2018 Dodge pickup, driven by Evan Jackson, 29, of St. Paul was stopped facing east on Highway 14 for a semaphore light. The light changed from red to green and before ...

Public notices

Legals

(November 8, 15, 2018) STATE OF MINNESO- TA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DIS- TRICT Court File No.: 52-PR-18-1094 In Re: Estate of Linus R. Beranek, Decedent. NOTICE OF INFOR- MAL PROBATE OF WILL AND INFOR- MAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL ...

Court Proceedings

Court News and Tickets

Brown County District Court • Jason R. Bejarano, 35, 17 Broadway St., Hanska, was charged with two counts of felony domestic assault and gross misdemeanor 3rd-degree damage to property Tuesday. According to court documents, a Brown County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a domestic at 17 ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE AFTER LICENSE SUSPENSION/REVOCATION/CANCELLATION Lisa A. Debates. 314 CR 55, St. James, $315; TRESPASS-OCCUPY/ENTER DWELLING/LOCKED/POSTED BUILDING Timothy D. Waibel, 100 S. Minnesota St., New Ulm, stay of ...

Borchert is New Ulm’s police chief

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council rushed through a crowded agenda Tuesday, which included the appointment of a new police chief and of a temporary city manager, to meet the 6 p.m. deadline dictated by the election night requirements. David Borchert was appointed New Ulm’s new police ...

Gag, Groebner, Sunderman lead in District 88 race

Local News

NEW ULM — With a little over half the precincts reporting in the District 88 election, the four candidates for the three seats on the board of education were running neck and neck as the votes trickled in Tuesday night. But with 15 of 25 precincts reporting, challenger Amanda Groebner ...

Pedestrian severely hurt in crash

Local News

NEW ULM — A pedestrian was severely injured in a crash that also involved a motor vehicle in New Ulm on Tuesday, according to a New Ulm police press release. Paulette Schmeling, 65, of New Ulm, was transported to the New Ulm Medical Center via ambulance and then to the Hennepin County ...

Rumors of school threat unfounded

Local News

NEW ULM — Rumors about a possible threat to the New Ulm High School that came to the attention of school officials last Friday afternoon proved unfounded, said Superintendent Jeff Bertrang in a message to parents. The school resource officer investigated the information Monday, a staff ...

Commissioners OK bridge debris removal quote

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners unanimously approved an $89,272 quote Tuesday to remove bridge debris due to excessive rain that caused many trees to wash into the Cottonwood River in June and early July. Some of the trees snagged on bridges on County State Aid Highways (CSAH) 10, 11 ...

‘Tall Cop’ talks about vape pens, new drugs

Local News

SLEEPY EYE — A former six-foot, nine-inch basketball player at DePaul and San Francisco State University talked about drug and alcohol abuse issues including vape pens to a variety of people at the Sleepy Eye Event Center Tuesday. Sponsored by the Brown County Underage Substance Abuse ...