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Land deal, tax levy approved

December 19, 2014 NEW ULM — The District 88 Board of Education on Thursday approved the purchase of 54 acres of land to build a new high school. more »»

 
 
 
St. Paul’s Pre-K students perform Christmas program

December 19, 2014 Staff photo by Fritz Busch St. Paul’s Lutheran Pre-K students sing at their Christmas Program on Thursday. From left, Emmalie Fluegge, Tayden Olson, Blake Beranek, Luna Isaac and Aliana Enter. more »»

MLC holds winter graduation service

December 19, 2014 NEW ULM — Martin Luther College held its winter commencement service Thursday morning in the Chapel of the Christ on campus. more »»

Planning commission approves final plat for State Street Theater

December 19, 2014 NEW ULM — The Planning Commission held a short meeting Thursday to approve the final plat for the State Street Theater Subdivision at Block 106 of Center Street. more »»

Woman charged with taking pull tabs from storage facility in New Ulm

December 19, 2014 NEW?ULM — Corinna F. Nielsen, 32, Mankato, was charged Tuesday in Brown County District Court, with felony 3rd degree burglary and felony prohibition against possession of gambling equipment. more »»

Volunteers sought to make sandwiches for Dakota marchers on Christmas Day

December 19, 2014 NEW ULM — Four seasonal employees at Morgan Creek Winery have banded together to provide a Christmas Day meal for Dakota and Lakota nation on their ride to Mankato in honor of the 38 & 2 who were... more »»

Judge rules in favor of Sibley East

December 18, 2014 GAYLORD — Judge Kevin W. Eide ruled in favor of Sibley East Public Schools Tuesday in the case contesting the district’s $43 million building bond vote on Nov. 4, 2014. more »»

New STAR tests help teachers fine-tune instruction

December 18, 2014 NEW ULM — Students at Jefferson and Washington Schools have been taking tests for generations. more »»

Christmas schedule set for Heartland Express

December 18, 2014 In observance of the Christmas Holiday, the Brown County Heartland Express will not be operating, and the office will be closed on Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25. more »»

Birth Announcement

December 18, 2014 Benjamin and Nicole Hansen of Springfield announce the birth of Jackson Benjamin Thomas Hansen on Dec. 8, 2014, at Mayo Health System in Mankato. He joins brother Colin at home. more »»

Blood drive dates

December 17, 2014 NEW ULM — The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January. more »»

Council lowers LSS dining fee to $50 per day

December 17, 2014 NEW ULM – The City Council unanimously granted Lutheran Social Services (LSS) Senior Dining a reduced rental fee for 2015 to use a portion of the Community Center to prepare meals for seniors. more »»

Brown County Board discusses legislative issues for 2015 session

December 17, 2014 NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners and several department heads discussed legislative issues with Rep. Paul Torkelson (IR-Hanska) Tuesday. more »»

Public gets look at draft plans, drawings for new high school

December 16, 2014 NEW ULM — About 60-70 people attended an informational meeting Monday night, to learn about the progress of, and offer feedback on, District 88 plans to build a new high school and other changes. more »»

Land deal pending

December 16, 2014 NEW ULM — Negotiations with four property owners have resulted in District 88 having the opportunity to purchase approximately 54 acres of land for the new high school complex, according to... more »»

Council to adopt ’15 budget today

December 16, 2014 NEW ULM – The City Council is expected to adopt the final 2015 budget today. As of Dec. 10, the final budget will result in a total tax levy of $6,596,406, which is an increase of $493,834 (8. more »»

County board, Torkelson to discuss legislative issues

December 16, 2014 NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will discuss legislative issues with Rep. Paul Torkelson (IR-Hanska) at their board meeting today. more »»

Compassionate Friends Candle Lighting

December 15, 2014 Staff photo by Fritz Busch Judy Kastman of New Ulm reads a poem at the Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting on Sunday night at Redeemer Lutheran Church. more »»

Christmas Bird Count draws interest

December 15, 2014 NEW ULM — Public interest in the annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count was up Sunday as 18 people participated in the event. Participants met at the Hy-Vee Foods deli at 8 a.m. more »»

Butterfield teen dies in rollover

December 15, 2014 MADELIA — A Butterfield teenager died from injuries received in a single-vehicle rollover reported at 10 p.m. Saturday on Highway 60 in Watonwan County. Ross I. more »»

Snowmobile training continues despite weather

December 14, 2014 ESSIG — Beautiful downtown Essig was buzzing with more than two dozen youth taking Snowmobile Safety Training Saturday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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February 22, 2013 We have many Volunteer Opportunities available: Harman Park - locking the shelter building late evenings; Historian – assisting to research and write a history of New Ulm’s Park and Rec System;... more »

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