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DFL highlights session progress

April 16, 2014 MANKATO — Democrats in the Minnesota House are pleased with the 2014 legislataive session thus far. Speaker of the House Paul Thissen (DFL-Minneapolis), Rep. Clark Johnson (DFL-North Mankato) and Rep. more »»

Fire destroys house near Klossner

April 16, 2014 KLOSSNER — A three-alarm fire destroyed a rental house on the Robert and Clair Gieseke farm on Nicollet County Road 5, southwest of Klossner Tuesday. more »»

County Board OKs sponsoring grant, local match

April 16, 2014 NEW ULM – Brown County commissioners unanimously approved sponsoring the Brown County Historical Society’s (BCHS) application for a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) grant to... more »»

HUD funding remains low for public housing

April 16, 2014 NEW ULM — Housing assistance payments exceeded disbursements from HUD by $3,754 in March, according to a report from Housing Coordinator Heather Bregel presented Tuesday to the EDA. more »»

NU Council approves early retirement of bonds

April 16, 2014 NEW ULM — The City Council approved the early retirement of Dec. 1, 2014 through 2016 payments of the General Obligation Permanent Improvement Revolving Fund Bond. more »»

City sales tax revenue hits record for 2013

April 15, 2014 NEW ULM — In 2013 the half-percent sales tax in New Ulm generated $1,283,483 for the city and set a record for the amount collected in a year. more »»

Soil dries, but it’s too cool to plant

April 15, 2014 While some reports predict a late spring planting start due to the long winter that could threaten fall yields, University of Minnesota Agricultural Extension Educator Christian Lilienthal sees it... more »»

Schell’s wins awards at World Beer Cup

April 15, 2014 Gold for Firebrick; Bronze for Framboise du Nord NEW ULM — August Schell Brewing Company claimed a gold and bronze award in the 2014 World Beer Cup, a global beer competition that evaluates beers... more »»

Commissioners consider BCHS grant for HVAC upgrade

April 14, 2014 NEW ULM – Brown County commissioners on Tuesday will consider sponsoring the Brown County Historical Society’s application for a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) grant for the... more »»

Singing for their dessert

April 14, 2014 Staff photos by Fritz Busch The music department of New Ulm High School presented its annual Ditties & Desserts performance at the New Ulm Event Center on Sunday afternoon. more »»

Different Perspectives

April 13, 2014 NEW ULM – Two author/educators provided very different viewpoints on the U.S. more »»

New Ulm to benefit from Safe Routes to School planning grant

April 13, 2014 MANKATO —?The Region Nine Development Commission learned on April 7 that it has been awarded federal funding for local Safe Routes to School planning from The Minnesota Department of Transportation... more »»

City officials discuss ‘state of New Ulm’

April 12, 2014 NEW ULM — A “state of the city” event was held at the New Ulm Country Club Friday, as part of the Hot Topic Breakfast series sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. more »»

Dist. 88 town hall meeting draws wide range of topics

April 11, 2014 NEW ULM — Questions asked during a “town-hall” District 88 School Board meeting Thursday at the District Administrative Center Auditorium spanned a range of topics, from opportunities available to... more »»

Gaylord banker details RS Fiber project

April 11, 2014 FAIRFAX — The Chairman and CEO of ProGrowth Bank (PGB) presented a project financing status update of the RS Fiber project Thursday at the Fairfax Auditorium. more »»

District 88 approves integration plan

April 10, 2014 NEW ULM — The District 88 Board of Education recently approved a state-mandated, yet locally-specific, Integration Plan for 2014-17. more »»

Home-schooling families say cooperative benefits students

April 10, 2014 NEW ULM — For many parents quality education is a top priority. Every year thousands of parents nationwide choose to educate their children through home schoolin. more »»

District 88 adopts 2014-15 preliminary budget

April 10, 2014 NEW ULM — The District 88 Board of Education recently adopted a preliminary budget for 2014-15 that reflects newly-developed district goals. more »»

Book sale starts Friday at BCHS annex

April 10, 2014 NEW?ULM — The Brown County Historical Society is holding its annual book sale on Friday April 11, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

PlaceBase Productions gathering stories of New Ulm for workshop

April 10, 2014 NEW?ULM — PlaceBase Productions and The Grand Center for Arts and Culture will hold story swap workshops from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23; Wednesday, April 30; and 2-4 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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