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March for Life trip Jan. 22 NEW ULM — All are welcome to join the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on Tuesday, Jan. 22 for the 2019 March for Life. A coach bus will leave at 7:40 a.m. following the 7 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 605 N. State Street. The bus will return at ...

Brown County Record

Court News and Tickets

(All charges are petty misdemeanors unless otherwise noted) SPEEDING Isaac L. Douglas Johnson, 28686 State Highway 68, Sleepy Eye, 75/55, $225; Mary M. Havemeier, 23798 250th St., Sleepy Eye, $135; Cody A. Campbell, 315 N. State St., New Ulm, 46/35, $135; FISH AND GAME-TAKE FISH ...

January open water

Local News

Aided by warm weather for this time of year, a fisherman tried his luck from a boat in the Minnesota River just east of Minnecon Park Monday afternoon. Above-average temperatures will continue Tuesday with a forecast high of 35 degrees. Temperatures will dip below average Friday through Sunday ...

Florida man accused of Winthrop burglaries

Local News

SIBLEY COUNTY — A 56-year-old Florida man who admitted to committing about 2,200 commercial burglaries in 23 states, according to court documents, was charged with two counts of felony 2nd-degree burglary and felony attempted 2nd-degree burglary in Sibley County District Court ...

Student expelled for selling ‘illegal substances’

Local News

NEW ULM — The District 88 School Board convened for a special meeting Monday to consider the expulsion of a student from the district. The school board voted unanimously 6-0 on the resolution to expel the student from the school district effective immediately. Board member Steve Gag was ...

Misty for you

Local News

A light mist fell Monday afternoon as traffic cruised on Valley Street, near Center Street. Old Man Winter remains on vacation Tuesday with a forecast high of 35 degrees. Staff photo by Fritz Busch

More donations for amphitheater

Local News

NEW ULM — The Park and Recreation Commission accepted $4,050 in cash donations and $10,000 in pledges, Monday. The $10,000 pledge was made by Dr. Ann Vogel for the German Park amphitheater project. Vogel’s pledge is conditioned on the city matching her pledge if additional funding is ...

Council to award engineering contract for Rec Center

Local News

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

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

Local News

Blood drive in New Ulm this week ST. PAUL — A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient ...

Police Logs

Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff’s Office • Received a two-vehicle crash report on Brown County Road 13, about one-half mile north of Hanska at 7:59 a.m. Monday. A 2012 Chrysler Town & County driven by Paula J. Braaten, 27, was northbound on CR 13 when it crossed the centerline and struck a ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 8, 15, 2019) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BROWN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 08-PR-18-1253 In Re: Estate of David E. Ayer, Decedent NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEAR- ING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ...

Editor’s Mailbag

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Library and CASTLE to lead book discussion NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library and CASTLE welcome all to a book discussion of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Sloot on Thursday, January 24, at 1:30 p.m. at the library. Dr. Joan Krikava, Hospitalist at New Ulm Medical ...

Life Living Series focuses on effects of Alzheimer’s disease

Local News

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library, United Way of the Brown County Area, New Ulm Early Childhood Family Education and New Ulm Park and Recreation partnered to offer the Life Living Speaker Series and Brown County Community Read at the New Ulm Community Center. This year’s theme, ...

New pediatrician, director of clinic operations

Monday Business

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at the New Ulm Medical Center Allina Health to welcome Dr. Obehi Okojie, pediatrician, and the new Director of Clinic Operations Brie Taralson. Dr. Okojie is a Washington, D.C., native who completed her ...

Nuvera honored by 2018 Census of Women in Corporate Leadership

Monday Business

NEW ULM — Nuvera was recently named one of the “Honor Roll” companies in The 2018 Minnesota Census of Women in Corporate Leadership conducted by St. Catherine University, in collaboration with Twin Cities Business. This elite group of Minnesota companies were recognized for 20 percent or ...

Public notices

Legals

PUBLISH (January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 2019) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY ...

Quilters stitch to save eyes in Guatemala

Local News

ST. GEORGE — Members of the community and parish of St. George’s Catholic Church came together for the 8th annual Sewing For Sight fundraiser on the church’s grounds Saturday. The fundraiser featured an auction of handmade quilts donated from around the community with 60 volunteers ...

LWV forum explains ins and outs of legislative process

Local News

NEW ULM — Members of the community had the chance to expand their knowledge on Minnesota’s legislative process at the New Ulm Public Library Saturday. Nick Harper, lawyer, lobbyist and civic engagement director for the League of Women Voters Minnesota, held a presentation and public ...

Sewing for Sight

Local News

60 volunteers (above) sewed tirelessly creating quilts to be auctioned at the Sewing for Sight fundraiser at St. George Catholic Church Saturday. All proceeds go to the Foundation for Saving Sight and the people of San Lucas-Toliman, Guatemala.

Park & Rec Report

Communities

Harman Park Warming house is open! Hours are Monday through Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday 1 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Hot cocoa and coffee are available for sale, as well as limited number of skate rentals for $2.25 per pair. Nu-You Lose 2 Win 60-day Weight ...