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Legislature disappointing for Hwy 14
With the passage of a "status quo" Transportation Omnibus bill at the end of the Minnesota Legislature's session, advocates for the Highway 14 four-lane expansion project faced a mix of strong disappointment and hope for the future.
Wed May 22, 2013
NU Medical Center receives award for patient care
New Ulm Medical Center recently received the Innovation of the Year in Patient Care Award from the Minnesota Hospital Association for its social work services designed to provide better care coordination services to emergency department and clinic patients.
Accolades for Remme
Scores of current and former school employees, school board members, community leaders, family and friends attended an open house for retiring District 88 Superintendent Harold Remme at the New Ulm High School gym Wednesday.
12 Minnesota John Deere Dealers Merge
Nothing else. At least for now. But, that is a big change that came about from the recent sale of Detke-Morbac, the John Deere dealership in Blue Earth.
New Ulm MRCI Thrift Store profits up
Mankato Rehabilitation Center Inc. experienced another profitable year at its MRCI Bargains of New Ulm store last year, Brown County Liaison Charles Guggisberg told Brown County commissioners on Tuesday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Amateur baseball round-up: Bullheads open season with loss
The Bullheads took a 1-0 after Doug Eckstrom scored and they went up 2-0 after Kris Swenson crossed the plate on a Scott Rummel sacrifice fly.
Tax bill has smaller LGA reform, limits on city levy
The final Tax Omnibus bill approved by the Minnesota House and Senate last weekend will have a less robust reform of the LGA formula and limits on the taxation options for cities.
Marktplatz sign litigation, compost site on New Ulm?Council agenda tonight
The Council will consider authorizing the City Attorney to seek litigation over ownership of the Marktplatz Mall sign, which is located in the lot next to City Hall.
Mon May 20, 2013
August Schell Brewing Company wins two medals from Beverage Tasting Institute
NEW?ULM - The August Schell Brewing Company of New Ulm has received medals from the Beverage Tasting Institute for its Maifest and Zommerfest beers.
Cathedral graduates 41 seniors
Forty-one graduating Cathedral High School seniors were advised to live their lives as a gift in order to find the most fulfillment, Sunday at the school's 91st commencement at St.
Sat May 18, 2013
Washington students win poster c...
Ever wonder where the rain goes once it hits the ground? That depends on what it lands on and where the water will shed.
Fri May 17, 2013
Thank you, Harold
While the average length of a Minnesota superintendent's service to a rural/suburban district is five to seven years, Harold Remme has served our New Ulm district for 16 years.
Denver Hertling holds Betsy, a five-year-old Colombian Boa Constrictor as Keira Sullivan, age four of New Ulm, lets the snake smell her before she decides that it is OK to pet it during the New Ulm High School Agriculture Show Thursday in the school parking lot.
As paraprofessional, Drexler adapted to changes in special ed
After growing up in New Ulm and graduating from New Ulm High School, she spent approximately 30 years working for New Ulm Public Schools.
Mall owners clash ahead of court hearings
The Marktplatz Mall's legal dispute is heating up again ahead of trial dates with New Ulm Retail and Development, LLC , the owner of the northern two-thirds of the mall, taking action against Randy Danielson and his business SEK Financial, LLC, who owns the rest of the mall.
Tue May 14, 2013
New Ulm crushes Marshall, Knights sweep Tigers
Brittany Hoffmann was 2-for-2 with two RBI and two stolen bases for the Eagles. Sarah Nelsen was 2-for-2 with three runs and four RBIs and two stolen bases.
Mon May 13, 2013
'National Prevention Week' under way
Mayor Bob Beussman read an official city proclamation declaring "National Prevention Week" to students on Monday at New Ulm High School.
Citizens Bank Minnesota ranked in the 2012 top 15th percentile of community banks
NEW?ULM - Seifried & Brew, LLC, a community bank risk management firm, named Citizens Bank Minnesota in its 2012 Top 15th Percentile of Community Banks.
New owners of Smiley's Tavern hope for resurgence
Al and Matt Kopischke, who became the new owners of Smiley's Tavern at the start of this month, are hoping to bring renewed life to New Ulm's last neighborhood corner tavern.
Budget deal impacts local cities, schools
The compromise budget deal reached between Gov. Mark Dayton and the Democratic legislative majority on Sunday could impact New Ulm in many ways.