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  • Brown County Free Fair

    The 2016 Brown County Free Fair is set to take place August 12th through the 16th at the fairgrounds in New Ulm. Grandstand events include Demo Derbies, Minn-e-Rodsj, truck and tractor pull, a free Christian …

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    18 May 16
  • derekhexum

    A 21-year-old Lyon County man is sentenced to 2 life sentences for the murder of a Balaton couple last year. Derek Hexum received the sentence after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder of 75-year-old James …

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    17 May 16
  • Friends of Fort Ridgely

    Nearly 200 people attended a meeting in the Fairfax City Auditorium Monday evening anxious to hear how the Friends of Fort Ridgely plan to address the Department of Natural Resources during a scheduled meeting Wednesday …

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    17 May 16
  • election

    As elections progress towards the November 8th general election, many candidates will be filing for office beginning today (Tuesday, May 17). The window to file an affidavit of candidacy will remain open from now until …

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    17 May 16
  • NU Immigrant Monument

    New Ulm’s Immigrant Monument will be re-dedicated for its 25th anniversary at 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon (May 21). The event will begin onsite at 2nd North and German Street in German Park rain or shine. …

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    17 May 16
  • Ella Erickson

    A fourth grader at Jeffers Elementary School was recently awarded for her good handwriting. Ella Erickson won the state competition for the best handwriting in her grade in the State of Minnesota. The contest moved …

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    17 May 16
  • New Auburn fire

    Firefighters in Sibley County were busy Sunday fighting a fire at a former hotel and bar in New Auburn. According to reports on Facebook, the structure had at one time been a hotel, but was …

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    16 May 16
  • butterfield odin schoolw

    The Butterfield-Odin School Board conducted an interview Thursday and agreed to enter into contract negotiations wit h a Superintendent to fill the role that will be vacant July 1. After an hour-long meeting the board …

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    16 May 16