Board to consider Watonwan contract
Brown County commissioners will consider a contract with Watonwan County to purchase Chemical Dependency Rule 25 Assessment Supervision Services at today's meeting.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Weikle named court administrator for Brown, Nicollet counties
ST. PETER Judges in Minnesota's Fifth Judicial District have appointed Carol Weikle the Court Administrator for Brown and Nicollet county district courts.
Blast concludes with parade, festivities
Sunday's weather remained rain-free despite rising humidity. Brown County Commissioner and former Heritagefest board member Dick Seeboth said that in terms of weather this year was the best Bavarian Blast in the last four years.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Your Turn: More counties eye sales taxes for roadsYour Turn: More...
Your Turn: More counties eye sales taxes for roads Taxes may be the only way to keep up transportation infrastructure and expand it as needed Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/19/turn-counties-eye-sales-taxes-roads/12892669/ With Congress still deadlocked over transportation funding as the Highway ... (more)
THUMBS DOWN: The Brown County Commissioners voted down a local option sales tax that would have helped fund county road projects this week.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
On Saturday July 19, Fort Ridgely Historic Site will host historian Vickie Wendel at 1 p.m. for her "Tastes and Sounds of the Civil War" program.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
New Ulm Council faces decision on urban chickens tonight
At its June 3 meeting, the City Council received a request from Tony Guggisberg and the Happy Hen Committee to allow chickens be kept within the incorporated boundary of the city.
Business & Professional
NEW?ULM - Attorney Jeremy M. Berg of Berens, Rodenberg & O'Connor, Chtd., has been named a "Rising Star" Attorney by Super Lawyers magazine.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
County to consider local sales tax for roadways
Brown County commissioners will begin the process to consider adopting a local option sales tax for transportation at their Tuesday meeting.
The Journal adds ways to read the newspaper
Since 1898, The Journal has brought valuable news and information to people in the New Ulm and Brown County area.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Popcorn wagon turns 100
The New Ulm Popcorn Wagon turned a century old this weekend in style with a postal cancellation at the Brown County Historical Society Museum and by doing what it does best, pop and sell popcorn.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
NU, county flood damage nears $1 million
State and federal emergency management officials talked to City of New Ulm and Brown County officials Friday before touring Brown County flash flood damage sites.
Mary S. Murphy
Mary S. Murphy, age 97, of New Ulm, formerly of Fairfax, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Reflections at Ridgeway in New Ulm.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Library to get quiet reading, meeting space
The Library Board approved Thursday improvements in the building's redesigned Public Seating Area on second floor.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
School supplies needed for United Way backpack program
School bells seem like a long way off but the United Way of Brown County is already working to help families get their kids' backpacks filled for school.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Planning panel tables permit for cell phone tower
The Brown County Planning Commission unanimously approved the renewal of a Conditional Use Permit in Section 5 of Lake Hanska Township on Tuesday.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Harriet Eckstein, 90, died peacefully the morning of July 1, 2014, while residing at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Bobleter: A Forgotten Artist Remembered
It is more likely that New Ulmers have heard of his grandfather, Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Bobleter, "Father of the Minnesota National Guard," who served in the Civil and Spanish American Wars, was state treasurer and legislator, served as New Ulm postmaster, founded the New Ulm Review, was a city councilor and mayor of New Ulm... Staff photo by Kremena ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Wisconsin teacher accused of sexually assaulting boy, 13
A Brown County teacher is accused of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old student and sending him inappropriate text messages.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Flooding costs in Brown County being tallied
Brown County commissioners learned more details Tuesday about the mounting costs of the June 19 deluge and week-long rains that dumped more than 10 inches of rain in and around the county.