Coming to America

September 1, 2018
German singer who performed in New Ulm decides to move to the area a few years later Fifteen years ago, when Angela Jahr came with a band from Germany to perform at festivals, such as Heritagefest in New Ulm, she ...

Mixing biology and bluegrass

May 1, 2016
New Ulm Ph.D. has combined passion of wildlife, music Talking with bluegrass and America’s Old Time Country Music Hall of Fame musician Dick Kimmel, of New Ulm, is like sitting in a comfortable chair on the front porch of a ...

‘We’re here to solve a problem’

March 1, 2016
Driven by a strong reputation, GSM adds location in Hutchinson If certain parts of your home aren’t as warm as others, or if you are concerned about the quality of the air inside your home, chances are good that Gag ...

Bringing joy back to Halloween

November 1, 2015
New Ulm neighborhood goes all out on Oct. 31 Halloween just doesn’t seem to be what it used to be. In years gone by, treats passed out generally consisted of homemade cookies, caramel apples and popcorn balls. But spoilers of ...

Featured Pet: Buchanan

June 29, 2015
Buchanan is a male, tabby kitten who arrived at the Brown County Humane Society with his siblings in June. He is still nursing with his mother and will be available in the middle of September. Check with Brown County Humane ...

Compassion, courage and a true leader

May 1, 2015
New Ulm native earned Medal of Honor From the boy who grew up on a farm near New Ulm to the jungles of the Philippines in WWII, Willibald Bianchi’s sense of duty, ability to lead, courage and compassion for others ...

A fixture at the fair

September 2, 2014
If caretaker Dennis Griebel followed a personal mission statement every day he set foot on the Brown County Fairgrounds in New Ulm he says it would go something like this: “I want the place to look nice and be successful.” ...