Titans fall to MVL in North Sub-Section
The final game of the 2022-23 boys basketball season for the Tri-City United squad was played Tuesday, March 7 at New Ulm. Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated the Titans, 79-53, using a strong second half to advance. MVL won the North Sub-Section Championship and will play Maple River for the Section 2AA Championship Thursday.
Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Gets Iconic Gift In The Form Of A Guitar
There's a brand new sculpture coming to New Ulm's Music Hall of Fame, which will be reopening in April 2023. It's a 15-foot-tall sculpture of Prince's guitar. The artist, Jefferson Davis, wanted to honor Prince and created the piece for The Mankato City Art Walking Sculpture Tour. THE ARTIST. According...
MN Music Hall of Fame to Get New Sculpture
A new sculpture is coming to New Ulm’s Music Hall of Fame, which will be reopening in April 2023. It’s a 15-foot-tall sculpture of Prince’s guitar. According to the New Ulm Journal, the piece has recently been donated to the museum and will be placed at the entrance.
GAS PRICES FALL, HOLD STEADY IN NEW ULM
Average gas prices in Minnesota have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.27 a gallon according to GasBuddy’s survey of over 2800 stations. Prices in Minnesota are one cent per gallon lower than a month ago and are 63.5 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has fallen 5.6 cents in the past week and stands at $4.25 a gallon. Prices at most New Ulm locations read $3.29 today.
COMMUNITY INPUT SESSIONS FOR DISTRICT 88 SUPERINTENDENT CANDIDATES
The three candidates for New Ulm District 88 Superintendent are being brought back for community input sessions today (Monday) and Tuesday. Current Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says there are two sessions today and one tomorrow. Times will be today (Monday) at 4:15 and 5:30 and then Tuesday at 4:15 pm in the New Ulm High School auditorium. These sessions are open to the public. The three finalists are Jackson County Superintendent Barry Schmidt, Osakis Superintendent Randall Bergquist and Beacon Academy Superintendent Sean Koster. Bertrang announced that he is retiring at the end of the school year. The new superintendent’s candidate goes into effect July 1st.
Linda S. York, 74
A Celebration of Life Service for Linda S. York, 74, of Alpha, Minnesota will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at Kramer Family Funeral Home Chapel in Sherburn. Linda was called to her eternal rest on Monday morning, March 13, 2023, at Temperance Lake Ridge in Sherburn, Minnesota. A gathering of friends and family will take place 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at the Kramer Family Funeral Home in Sherburn. Please share a memory of Linda with her family by signing her online guestbook or watch Linda’s Video Tribute on her obituary page at www.kramerfuneralhome.com.
Fairmont 12U hockey nets state consolation crown
FAIRMONT — State consolation champions. The Fairmont girls hockey team earned that honor by besting Marshall in a defensive battle, 1-0, during Sunday’s third and final round of the 75th annual Minnesota Hockey 12U B State Tournament at Faribault Ice Arena. Ironically, Marshall squeezed out a 2-1 overtime...
Minnesota debates right-to-repair bills as tractor makers, farm groups seek amends
From his tractor dealership in Mountain Lake, Minn., Kyle Smith, owner of Midway Farm Equipment, dispatches his mechanics miles away to fix farmers' tractors — repairs requiring much more than a wrench. "It's not as easy as your tractor from 1978, when something doesn't work you go out and...
New owners keep business growing
FAIRMONT– Janzen’s Greenhouse has a new pair of owners that are preparing to open the business later this spring. Austin Philipp and Anna Mundahl have bought the greenhouse, located at 2401 Albion Ave. in Fairmont, from long-time owners, Jon and LaNette Janzen. The greenhouse has been a fixture...
Good Thunder man charged after confrontation with bus driver
Mar. 20—GOOD THUNDER — A Good Thunder man faces misdemeanor charges after a reported confrontation with a school bus driver earlier this month. Shaun Eric Simmons, 37, was charged with trespassing on a school bus and disorderly conduct Thursday in Blue Earth County District Court. A criminal complaint...
LaDonna Alfson, age 84 of New Ulm, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. A funeral service will be at 11 am on Friday, March 24, 2023 at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home – SOUTH chapel. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7pm on Thursday, March 23, 2023 and will continue 10-11 am on Friday, prior to the service at the funeral home. The Christian Mother’s Society will pray the rosary at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm.
Linda S. York
ALPHA — A celebration of life service for Linda S. York, 74, of Alpha, Minn., will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at Kramer Family Funeral Home Chapel in Sherburn. York died Monday morning, March 13, 2023, at Temperance Lake Ridge in Sherburn, Minn. A gathering of friends and family will take place 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at the Kramer Family Funeral Home in Sherburn. Kramer Family Funeral Home in Sherburn is in charge of arrangements.
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