Brown County Newswire (Page 4)

Brown County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Brown County, MN. (Page 4)

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  1. Free program on sexual exploitation Oct. 18Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Journal

    ... reness of the problem, and to help cultivate change. This program counts for 2 CE credits for ISD 88 educators, Brown County daycare providers, foster families and child protective services.

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  2. Region Nine honors retiring commissionersRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Journal

    The Region Nine Development Commission held an open house at Turner Hall Wednesday, to honor three retiring commissioners: Brown County Commissioner Jim Berg, Township Supervisor Fredrick Juni and Sleepy Eye Mayor Jim Broich. They served Region Nine for a combined 60 years.

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  3. Election tipsRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Journal

    The Brown County Auditor-Treasurer will be providing tidbits about the election process in this column each week right up to the election. Register to Vote.

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  4. Andrew Hugo LochnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Journal

    ... was then elected to 15 years on the Sleepy Eye Public School board. He served as an assessor for 5 townships in Brown County for 22 years before being elected Brown County Commissioner. He served this role through 2014 after 20 years in office. ...

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  5. Relay For Life to host wine, beer tasting fundraiserRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | Journal

    The Brown County Relay For Life will host its annual Beer and Wine Tasting fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the New Ulm Country Club . Guests will be able to test a variety of beer and wine.

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  6. Lochner dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Journal

    A Brown County Assessor for five townships for 22 years, he was a Brown County commissioner for 20 years, besides serving on many boards and committees. He served 15 years on the Sleepy Eye Public School Board.

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  7. Radon - the silent, invisible, odorless killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Journal

    A few years ago, Ron Anderson of New Ulm saw a Brown County Public Health newspaper advertisement in The Journal about radon test kits available in the public health office. He got one, noticed an action level reading and wound up buying an active radon mitigation system for his home.

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  8. Oktoberfest continues to evolveRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Journal

    ... Other attractions and events Saturday include Domeiers' German Store 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the popcorn wagon at the Brown County Museum 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Wanda Gag House 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Harkin ...

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  9. RENU 101: Indoor playground, wellness center, gymnasticsRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Journal

    ... facility for parents working out in the wellness center. Since childcare shortages are a continuing problem in Brown County, this is a road block for adults trying to exercise more. Many other similar facilities have been able to incorporate ...

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  10. Mankato woman to pay restitutionRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2016 | Journal

    A 44-year-old North Mankato woman convicted of three counts of felony financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult was ordered to pay $111, 360.50 in restitution after receiving a stay of imposition Monday in Brown County District Court. Marcy J. Runing, 431 Harrison Ave., North Mankato, pleaded guilty to three felony counts.

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  11. Brown County panel discusses child care challengesRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Journal

    The Brown County Child Care Crisis Advisory Board discussed challenges to child care, in a meeting Tuesday morning with new Child care Enhancement Coordinator Rebecca Triplett. Triplett was hired through a grant from Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation .

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  12. County meth use more than double state'sRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | Journal

    Brown County residents in chemical dependency treatment programs listed methamphetamines as their primary abuse substance at more than double the state average, according to a calendar year 2015 report. The Drug and Alcohol Abuse Normative Evaluation System report showed 44 of Brown County residents in treatment programs listing meth as their primary abuse substance.

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  13. Evelyn MollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Journal

    ... Geske, the infant daughter of Albert and Hattie (Rieke) Geske was born on June 29, 1920 in Milford Township, Brown County. She attended district #14 country school in Milford Township. After her schooling Evelyn worked at the Wearwell Garment ...

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  14. Steinbach takes plea agreement in The Grand caseRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Journal

    A former program director at The Grand Center of Arts and Culture pleaded guilty to one count of gross misdemeanor, check forgery, Monday in Brown County District Court. Joseph L. Steinbach, 24, 300 11th N. St, New Ulm, was charged April 6 with three counts of felony check forgery, two counts of gross misdemeanor check forgery and theft by swindle, according to court documents.

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  15. County board to hear good news on child support collections at meeting TuesdayRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2016 | Journal

    Brown County Family Services ranked among the top three Minnesota counties for child support collections on current cases and cases in arrears, according to state reports recently released. Brown County Commissioners will hear the good news from Human Services Director Tom Henderson at the board's meeting Tuesday.

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  16. Night at the MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Journal

    Brown County Historical Society Museum hosted a "Night at the Museum" gala fundraiser Saturday night, where guests could mingle with figures from New Ulm's past.

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  17. Night at the MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Journal

    Museum patrons had a chance to learn about famous folks from New Ulm's past at the Brown County Historical Society's "Night at the Museum" gala. At right, Herman Hein , right, was a Turner Hall award-winning gymnastic performer and teacher of aesthetic dance and wand exercise over a century ago.

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  18. MODENSCHAURead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Journal

    ... of the proceeds for the event went to help ProKinShip for Kids. ProKinShip is a mentorship program through Brown County Unity way. Modenschau Committee Chair Ruth Turner Wellmann said the non-profit organization is always looking for older male for ...

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  19. NU man faces two criminal sexual conduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Journal

    A 38-year-old New Ulm man was charged with two felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct charges in Brown County District Court Thursday for allegedly engaging in sexual contact with a person under 16 with whom he was in a position of authority. According to court documents, the victim reported the alleged assault Wednesday morning in a text message to a Brown County Family Services agent.

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  20. DFL candidates talk at local DFL cookoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Journal

    A handful of political candidates and party leaders talked at a Brown County DFL chili cook-off Friday night at Hermann Heights Park. Terry Friedrichs of West St. Paul and Vice Chairman of the DFL Disability Caucus, voiced some reasons for hope for his cause.

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