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Bockfest 2014 draws a big crowd to Over the Rhine
Cincinnati's Bockfest is the city's unique celebration of the arrival of spring , but for the past few years, there has been a decidedly wintery aspect to the party, with freezing temperatures and fitful precipitation.
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Four killed in accident near Sleepy Eye Friday
Four young men, ages 17 to 20, were killed and four others injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on an icy Highway 14, west of Sleepy Eye near the intersection of Highway 14 and 280 Avenue.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Farm, city meet at New Ulm Civic Center
With spring on the way, local farmers are anxious to get back in the field, but first they need to head back to the convention hall.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
CASTLE throws a Bootlegger's Ball
The Roaring Twenties came back to life Thursday night when the Grand Center for Arts & Culture hosted A Bootlegger's Ball sponsored by CASTLE Lifelong Learning.
Helget is speaker, honoree at Women's History Luncheon
Nicole Helget, a Sleepy Eye native and author, will be both the guest speaker and the honoree as Women's History Woman of the Year, at the annual Women's History Luncheon, to held at noon on Saturday, March 15 at the New Ulm Country Club.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm with Monsignor John A. Richter officiating.
More than 10 Inches of New Snow in S Minn.
Parts of southern Minnesota are dealing with more than 10 inches of new snow. The deep spot is Mapleton in Blue Earth County where 10½ inches had fallen by Wednesday morning.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Bernard "Bernie" Allen Hoppe
Retired after a long management career with JC Penney, Bernard was the manager of JC Penney's store in downtown New Ulm from 1969-1976.
Account for Thompsons' benefit established at Citizens Bank
An account to help Michael and Ashley Thompson recover from an apartment building at Center and Front streets last Thursday night has been created at Citizens Bank Minnesota, 105 N. Minnesota, New Ulm.
District 88 in process of replacing 2 key administrators
A Washington Elementary School principal vacancy posting has resulted in 34 applications, Superintendent Jeff Bertrang told the Board of Education in a report.
Street dance, improvements on NU Council agenda
The first hearing is a variance to allow amplified music for a street dance hosted at the Senior High Campus on South Payne Street.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Judge rules for city in Marktplatz Mall sign case
The City of New Ulm was granted a summary judgement Monday in Brown County District Court regarding a lawsuit it filed last August against the owners of the Marktplatz Mall over ownership of the digital sign in the City Hall parking lot.
Garage fire caused by mishandling of flammable liquids
The New Ulm Fire Department reported Monday that an investigation determined the cause of an early-morning garage fire on South Front Street to be mishandling of flammable liquids.
Probation report on County Board Agenda
Probation Director Les Schultz wrote in his report that for the second straight year, probation supervises what the court believes to be low-risk offenders that were assigned to Court Administration to review in the past, according to the Request for Board Action .
Darcy M. Moldan
NEW?ULM - Darcy M. Moldan, 50, of New Ulm, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at the New Ulm Medical Center.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
New Ulm Telecom, Inc. declares 1st quarter 2014 Dividend
NEW ULM The board of directors of New Ulm Telecom, Inc. has approved a first quarter dividend payment of 8 1/2 cents per share.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Bockfest draws chilly crowd
Not even a below-zero temperature and a minus 24-degree wind chill could keep thousands of Bockfest-goers away from the August Schell Brewery Saturday.
3 major fires hit area
The New Ulm Fire Department ended February with a busy night, responding to three separate fires in a ten-hour period.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Fasching kicks off
The Fasching celebration has begun, marked by the annual kidnapping of Mayor Robert Beussman.