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Diabetes workshop in New Ulm

Local News

NEW ULM — Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Complications from diabetes can bring about kidney failure, blindness, stroke and many other serious health issues. Simple lifestyle changes can make a powerful ...

Braun finishes second in 65cc hillclimb

Local News

NEW ULM — Kaden Braun, 11, of Sleepy Eye finished second in the 65cc division at the Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club hillclimb Sunday. Braun was clocked in 9.451 seconds. Cameron Mack, 10, of New Ulm was third in 9.461 seconds. Easton Mack 7, of New Ulm was 11th. Jackson Engel, 7, of Lake ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a domestic disturbance between two New Ulm women at 326 Linden St. at 2:59 p.m. Sunday. One of the women allegedly threw a shoe at the other which struck her on the side of the head. A report was submitted to the city attorney for review. • Responded to an ...

Flying!

Local News

Cameron Roschen, 15, of Goodhue jumps his bike after making it halfway up the hill at the Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club’s motorcycle hill climb Sunday.

Cemetery tour educates public about city history

Local News

NEW ULM — You can tell a lot about a town by its cemetery. The Brown County Historical Society’s commemoration of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 ended Sunday, with a walking tour of the pioneer section of the New Ulm Cemetery. The tour, which occurs annually during the commemoration, ...

Schultz is Probation Executive of the Year

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The National Association of Probation Executives (NAPE) awarded Les P. Schultz the Probation Executive of the Year for 2019, in a ceremony Aug. 17. Schultz earned the group’s oldest and most prestigious award for his involvement as Treasurer and other positions within the ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Michael R. Jones, Sioux City, Ia., 79/60, $145; Sydney R. Krueger, 19407 CR 2, Springfield, 74/56, $145; Taylor B. Osmundson, St. Cloud, 74/55, $145; Joel A. Sorenson, 1560 Tower Blvd. N. Mankato, 75/55, $225; Jared J. ...

Dozens learn about U.S.-Dakota War sites in New Ulm

Local News

NEW ULM — With vigor and passion, Terry Sveine led an adult walking tour of downtown New Ulm U.S.-Dakota War sites Saturday. Sveine said the Dakota were beset by broken treaty promises after giving up their Southern Minnesota land more than 150 years ago. Their hardships let to a ...

McCabes retiring in SE, thankful to employees, customers

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SLEEPY EYE — After 27 years in the hardware store business, Ann and Russ McCabe retired Saturday with a big sale and open house at their store on U.S. Highway 14 at the east end of town. “We’d like to thank our loyal customers and great employees, all of which will continue to work ...

Commissioners to hear chemical dependency report, statistics

Local News

NEW ULM — Brown County Commissioners will receive a chemical dependency report and information on substance abuse changes in the past year at their Aug. 27 board meeting. The board meeting starts at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27 in the courthouse commissioner’s room. Information received ...

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Final Monday Night Community Concert in German Park for the summer is tomorrow, Monday, August 26, starting at 7:00 p.m. Musical entertainment will be Worst Band Ever. See you there! Washington Park Wading Pool will close for the day at 5 p.m. today, August 25, weather pending. ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

New Ulm Police • Responded to a two-vehicle crash without injuries at 4:21 p.m. Friday in the Hy-Vee Foods parking lot. A 2014 pickup driven by Wallace Wellmann, 87, St. James, was leaving the parking lot when it collided with an unattended 2011 pickup. There was damage to the rear of the ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

Correction The Journal’s Brown County Record on August 25, 2019, incorrectly listed Andrea Eastman, 1009 St. Valley St., New Ulm, as being charged with Contributing to the Need for Protection or Services to a Minor. She was not charged with any such offense, nor did she face any penalty or ...

Bridgework

Local News

Workers with Lunda Construction use jackhammers as they work on pier one of the Highway 14 bridge over the Minnesota River near New Ulm on Friday. The bridge is part of the Highway 14-15 Gateway project. A worker with Mathiowetz Construction said they can't provide an estimate for when the ...

Donna Lambrecht named 2019 BBC Bridge Builder of the Year

Local News

NEW ULM — Each year Bridging Brown County names a Bridge Builder of the Year. This award is given to someone who exemplifies the organization’s mission to strengthen our community by bridging relationships of understanding and communication in Brown County. This year’s recipient is Donna ...

Banners on Broadway

Local News

NEW ULM — The median on Broadway are getting more colorful. Friday, work crews continue installing new banners from 12th South St to 17th North St along Hwy 14/15 (Broadway) and on 7th North Street from Broadway to Spring St. The banners depict 20 of New Ulm’s attractions, including ...

Rolling in to Chubby’s

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HANSKA — The streets of downtown Hanska were lined with classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, Friday night. Chubby’s Bar was hosting a Classic Vehicle Roll in that included a live performance from the band Switch Road. The classic car hop brought in dozens of retro-vehicles from every ...

Two motorists die in crash near Morgan

Local News

REDWOOD COUNTY — Two motorists died in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of State Highway 68 and CR 13, several miles west of Morgan in Three Lakes Township reported at 2:58 p.m. Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A 2004 Mercury Sable driven by Kaden M. Reusch, ...

CR 29 opens

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The Brown County Highway Department verified Friday that County Road 29 is open to traffic after a 10 1/2 mile concrete paving project from CR 12 west of New Ulm to TH 4 north of Sleepy Eye was completed.

McLeod County man dies in grain bin accident

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GLENCOE — A McLeod County man died in a grain bin accident on Friday. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 11:22 a.m. from an address on 140th Street in Rich Valley Township reporting an adult male trapped in a corn bin. Also responding to the scene was the MN ...