New Ulm News


01/17/2018 01:21 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Editor's Mailbag 

The 2018 Life Living Speaker Series continues Monday, January 22 at 7 p.m. with Toni Schutta, who will present Schutta is a parenting coach, parenting speaker, and licensed psychologist based in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Her parenting programs have been featured in Parents, Woman's World, and MN Parent, as well as on national newscasts.


01/16/2018 02:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
City Council to view leash rules 

The council is expected to make a recommendation to the city attorney regarding amending the ordinance requiring leashes for dogs and cats within New Ulm. In 2004, the city amended the leash law to only require animals be on a leash while on the recreational trail.


01/15/2018 07:29 AM  ~~~Source~~~
New Oakwood pastor welcomed 

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently stopped by Oakwood Church to welcome their new pastor. Pastor Jason Mehring moved to New Ulm in July with his family, which includes his wife Kiana, their 18-month twin boys, and a baby girl on the way.


01/15/2018 02:52 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Whata s on your mind? 

Alice Christenson, New Ulm: I have always been a sewer but a friend of mine got me started about 10 years ago. April Rose, Lafayette: My mother.


01/15/2018 02:52 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Logs 

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash that occured Saturday at 10:20 p.m. on the 900 block of Minnesota St. N. Camden Bode, 16, was northbound in a 2000 Saturn when he rear-ended a legally parked 1999 Pontiac Sunfire owned by Randall Sturm. Bode admitted to having been distracted.


01/15/2018 02:52 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Visioning benefits 

Friday's Hot Topics luncheon at the New Ulm Country Club was a chance to see what has been happening with the Community Visioning process in New Ulm. Last year around 100 people got together for a couple of days to talk about New Ulm and its needs.


01/13/2018 08:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Community Visioning groups report on progress 

Over 50 people listened to an update on the New Ulm Community Visioning 2020 efforts at the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce's Hot Topic Lunch Friday afternoon. A year ago, around 100 people representing the New Ulm area discussed community issues and prioritized projects as part of a multi-day seminar.


01/13/2018 04:05 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Court Proceedings 

28. The victim said after her relationahip with Zobel relationship ended, she was granted a Domestic No Contact Order that was in effect at least until Zobel's sentencing on Oct. 2 for a prior domestic assault conviction. The alleged victim told police she was gathering his belongings at Zobel's parent's residence when both parents handed her a note Zobel wrote from jail that was dated Aug. 2. The alleged victim said the note stated that "he loves her and wishes to move back with her, that he was sorry about the prior domestic incidents between the two, that he wanted her to be there when he got out of jail after an Aug. 15 plea hearing."


01/13/2018 01:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Deutcher Sprachklub to meet Jan. 21 

The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub will meet on Jan. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Martin Luther Collegeroom adjacent to the cafeteria for a Christmas get together. Any level of German speaking ability is welcome.


01/13/2018 01:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Sister Cities seeking Hans Joohs applicants 

The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the year 2018 Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange Program. The recipient of this award will live up to 12 weeks in or near the City of Ulm, Germany.


01/13/2018 01:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Thumbs Up/Down 

Thumbs Down: President Donald Trump has thrown the country, and the world, once again into turmoil with the language he reportedly used on Thursday to describe undesirable immigrants. The vulgarity is not so much the issue.


01/12/2018 12:32 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Voice of Democracy essay winners at MVL 

Four students were chosen as winners from Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School in the Voice of Democracy essay contest, sponsored by the VFW. Pictured left to right are, junior Lexi Fischer of Courtland, freshman Morgan Glowicki of Jordan, junior Joseph Roemhildt of Mankato, and senior Isaiah Koepsell of New Ulm.


01/12/2018 07:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Snap Fitness relocates 

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Snap Fitness into its new location with a special ribbon cutting. Snap Fitness relocated to 319 N. Front St. Dec. 11, 2017.


01/12/2018 03:04 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Town Talk: Library offers books and more 

Editor's Note: The City of New Ulm presents a weekly column highlighting activities in different departments in the city government. Once a month the city will answer questions from readers.


01/11/2018 03:20 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Food Shelf donation 

Jim Peterson, right, with the Brown County Corn and Soybean Growers Board, gives a check for $500 to Executive Director Brad Kirk, left, of the New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf.