Sunday Dec 8
"Bode Hall": a view from the past
An article in the Sunday, Sept. 29, edition of the Journal about the burning of a former Dr. Martin Luther College dormitory in a fire-fighting exercise brought "a rush of emotions and memories" for Clarice Panning Fastenau, a St. James resident with strong New Ulm roots.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Sertoma Club seeks donations for Santa's Closet
Santa's Closet is a program designed to provide toys for children who may not otherwise have a very Merry Christmas.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Judge commits level 2 sex offender to state hospital
A 58-year-old male, level 2 sex offender was indeterminately committed as a sexually dangerous person to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in Moose Lake and St. Peter and to any successor program, Nov. 25 in Brown County District Court.
Winter storm blasts Minnesota
Several inches of snow that began falling early Wednesday morning and continued into the afternoon, kept City of New Ulm and Brown County snowplow operators busy Wednesday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Township officials voice concerns
After lengthy discussion Monday at the Eagles Orchid Inn, the Brown County Association of Township Officers unanimously approved a resolution for the County Ditch Authority to contract and pay for public ditch and tile repairs under public right-of-way .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
New Ulm man sentenced in sword-attack case
Brown County, Minn. - A New Ulm man has been sentenced in a sword attack case. According to court records, Ronald Wenisch was sentenced to a Minnesota correctional facility for 74 months.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
County considers transferring funds to heating-assistance program
Brown County commissioners will consider transferring more than $16,617 to the Salvation Army Northern Division on Tuesday for a heating-assistance program.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Schultz gets new handicapped van
Artist Curt Schultz was all smiles Thursday as he looked over a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country handicap-accessible mini van parked in his driveway.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
County Board discusses banning e-cigarettes
Electronic cigarettes are battery-powered devices that simulate tobacco smoking with a heating element that vaporizes a liquid that may or may not contain nicotine.
NU?Council approves County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan
The New Ulm City Council adopted the Brown County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan Tuesday in a short meeting at New Ulm City Hall.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Contract for consultants in labor talks on Brown County Board agenda
Brown County commissioners will consider renewing a 2014 consulting services contract today with Madden Galanter Hansen, LLP, Plymouth, for assistance as needed to address union labor contract matters.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
MNsure: Be sure of what you are buying
With all the controversy and concern swirling around the government's Affordable Care Act, the problems trying to sign up on the government's web site, and figuring out who gets to keep what health policies, there's one important thing people should remember, according to Toby Freier, president of the New Ulm Medical Center.
Martha A. Helget
Martha A. Helget, 92, of Franklin and formerly of New Ulm died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at the Redwood Area Hospital in Redwood Falls.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Planning panel approves permits
The Brown County Planning Commission approved a pair of Conditional Use Permits Tuesday that would allow construction of a 190-foot, wireless communication tower in Leavenworth Township and renewing an existing mining permit in Albin Township.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
3 Sleepy Eye men face charges after drug probe
NEW?ULM - Three Sleepy Eye men have been charged in Brown County District Court after an investigation for selling drugs and possessing firearms.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Fire destroys rural Sleepy Eye building
Sleepy Eye, Springfield and Comfrey firefighters battled a fire with eight trucks for about three hours early Monday morning at the Lyle Heiderscheidt Trucking Shop on Brown County Road 8, three miles west of Sleepy Eye.