New legion manager

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The Seifert Bianchi American Legion Post 132 is changing club managers on July 4, when Denise Palmer (left) hands the club management duties over to Abby Dubois. Denise Palmer has been club manager of the legion since October 2018 and was part of the legion team helping maximize club operations ...

Sandbars ahead

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Sandbars are easily seen along the Cottonwood River looking north of the Cottonwood Street bridge Tuesday. The river level was measured at 4.05 feet at 1 p.m. Tuesday by the National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service. Flood stage is 11 feet. The low water record is 0.64 ...

COVID cases lowest in 15 months

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BROWN COUNTY — In June, Brown County recorded five new COVID-19 cases, the lowest monthly increase since the start of the pandemic over 15 months ago. Five cases is a significant drop from May 2021, which saw 61 new cases. Some new cases of COVID may have gone unreported because the ...

Legion moves July 3 celebration

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NEW ULM — The annual American Legion Independence Day celebration in German Park has been canceled this year. Instead of being held in German Park, it will be held at the Legion Clubrooms, 13 S. Minnesota St., from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 3.

GF man accused of stealing catalytic converters

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NEW ULM — Seven felony counts and a dozen total counts were filed in Brown County District Court Monday against a 26-year-old Granite Falls man accused of being involved with the theft of about a dozen catalytic converters in New Ulm and Nicollet last March. Three felony first-degree damage ...

New Ulm Area Foundation grants for Youth Activity Scholarships

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Area Foundation recently awarded a grant of $5,000 to the local United Way for its Youth Activities Scholarship program. The program provides scholarships to young people aged 3 to 18, whose family income is insufficient to meet the activity and equipment fees, and who are ...