Sleepy Eye News


01/19/2018 02:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
GHEC joining - innovation zone' 

According to the program's website, the Minnesota Legislature passed a law that enabled two or more school districts to form an to create a new program in which schools and districts that are part of an innovation zone are able to implement and research new approaches to learning. "I learned a little about it and got really excited about it because it was something that I thought we could bring back to GHEC," Getting in touch with South Central Service Cooperative, Fletcher found an Innovation Zone cohort with Fairmont Area, Waseca, Sleepy Eye, Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton and St. Peter public schools.


01/15/2018 02:55 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Navigating Tax Reform: Here's What You Need to Know 

CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP is offering a free seminar on the new tax reform bill. Join CLA's tax team for a breakdown and analysis of tax reform and how it could affect you and your business.


01/15/2018 02:55 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.


01/10/2018 06:01 AM  ~~~Source~~~
No need for new hotel 

During special weekend events hotel space is a sought-after commodity in New Ulm, but on weekdays, there is a high surplus. This was the ultimate finding of the hotel feasibility analysis conducted by the Hospitality Consulting Group, which recently recommended against a new hotel at this time.


01/10/2018 01:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Murder suspect gets $500K bail with conditions 

Bail for a 44-year-old Sleepy Eye man accused of causing the death of an 11-week-old infant at Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, Jan. 7, was set at $1 million without conditions and $500,000 with conditions in Brown County District Court Jan. 9. Jose Isabel Rodriguez Limones, 318 Maple St. S.W., said to be an illegal Mexican immigrant who has been deported at least once, faces charges of second-degree murder, first and second-degree manslaughter, and first and fifth-degree assault. The cause of death was preliminarily reported to be respiratory failure, secondary to severe traumatic brain injury, according to court documents.


01/08/2018 08:28 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man charged in baby's death 

The Brown County Attorney's Office has filed charges of 2nd Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault, 1st Degree Manslaughter, 2nd Degree Manslaughter, and 5th Degree Assault in the death of an 11-week-old infant who died on Sunday as the result of respiratory failure and severe traumatic brain injury. Jose Isabel Rodriguez Limones of Sleepy Eye is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday.


01/03/2018 03:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
New Year's baby 

A Sleepy Eye woman gave birth to the first 2018 baby at New Ulm Medical Center at 1 p.m., Jan. 1. Seth Donovan Ohlmann, the son of Hannah and Josh Ohlmann, weighed eight pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. Hannah said with a smile.


12/31/2017 03:01 AM  ~~~Source~~~
David Pettersen reacts after reading a statement during his... 

David Pettersen reacts after reading a statement during his sentencing hearing Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at the Watonwan County Courthouse in St. James, Minn. Pettersen, who shot and killed an intruder who was fleeing from his home, was sentenced to 90 days in jail.


12/28/2017 02:37 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Shop near Sleepy Eye burns down 

A shop building located six miles north of Sleepy Eye on Golden Gate Road was lost to fire Wednesday afternoon. Sleepy Eye Fire Department received the call shortly after 3 p.m. from a property owned by Maynard Haala.


12/24/2017 01:38 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Public Notices, Dec. 24, 2017 

2. The Shareholders, by duly adopted resolution pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 302A.721 have adopted resolutions providing for the dissolution of the Corporation. 3. Creditors and Claimants will have ninety days from the date of first publication to submit written claims to Shelter Products, Inc., 1011 Lambrecht Lane, New Ulm, MN 56073.


12/23/2017 02:56 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Authorities search for Sleepy Eye man 

Authorities are searching for a 32-year-old Sleepy Eye man facing three felony 1st degree burglary charges, including the use of a dangerous weapon, 2nd degree felony assault and three other charges in Brown County District Court. In addition, an arrest warrant was issued and charges of gross misdemeanor emergency phone call disruption and two counts of misdemeanor domestic assault were filed Dec. 19 against Javier O. Trejo, 237 1/2 Main St..


12/21/2017 08:55 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Logs 

The impact left a minor scratches and a dent in the driver-side quarter panel. a A 14-year-old girl was reported as a runaway Tuesday at 5:09 p.m. from an address on the 800 block of Jefferson St. S. The girl is believed to have gone to the St. James area with a male friend and had yet returned as of Wednesday.


12/21/2017 01:25 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Weeds: Overdoing the Christmas spirits just a little 

Farmers raise a lot of things, including now shrimp, hemp, and arugula. But corn is still king.