Archive for New Germany

Man arrested after allegedly firing shotgun at another in New Germany

NEW GERMANY, MN – Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson issued a press release today, July 29, regarding an incident involving a gunshot in New Germany. At approximately 8:47 p.m. July 27, sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a gunshot occurring in a residence on the 300 block of Park Street East in New Germany.

According to the release, the victim (who reported the incident), a 30-year-old male from Dassel, told deputies he had been at the house drinking with friends when an adult male used a 12 gauge shotgun to fire a single round at him, missing him and putting a hole in the adjacent wall. The victim was not injured.

The suspect, a 51-year-old male from New Germany, admitted he fired the shotgun at the victim, according to the release. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Carver County Jail where he awaits formal charges. The name of the suspect has not yet been released.

Sheriff’s deputies interviewed the witnesses and processed the crime scene for physical evidence. They will continue to gather evidence and investigate this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Carver County Sheriff’s Office at (952) 361-1212.

New Germany Council to conduct special meeting regarding Trophy Lake Estates

NEW GERMANY, MN – New Germany City Council will conduct a special meeting Monday, July 28 regarding the Trophy Lake Estates development. The council will meet at 7 p.m. at city hall to discuss proposals made by Mark Overbye, who has been trying to market the lots. Overbye will be present at 8 p.m. to discuss the proposals with the council.

CRVL playoffs games scheduled for Thursday, July 24

South Division: Norwood at Green Isle; 7:30 p.m.

South Division: Hamburg at Young America; 7:30 p.m.

North Division: Waconia vs. St. Boni at Watertown; 7:30 p.m.

North Division: Watertown vs. New Germany at Winsted; 7:30 p.m.

New Germany City Council schedules special meeting regarding Trophy Lake Estates

NEW GERMANY, MN – New Germany City Council has scheduled a special meeting Monday, July 28 at 7 p.m. at city hall to discuss new proposals regarding the Trophy Lake Estates development.

Local families to be recognized at Farmfest Thurs., Aug. 7

McLEOD, WRIGHT, CARVER, and MEEKER COUNTIES, MN – Representing agricultural achievement in diverse farming operations, 74 families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as a 2014 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota.

The farm families will be recognized in ceremonies beginning at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, at the annual Minnesota Farmfest on the Gilfillan Estate near Redwood Falls. The event is in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center on the estate grounds.

Here are a few of the local honorees:

• Engelmann Dairy – McLeod County Farm Family of the Year

• Tony and Patti Fisher Family – Meeker County Farm Family of the Year

• Buetow Farms Inc. – Carver County Farm Family of the Year

• Carlsons Orchard, Bakery, and Restaurant – Wright County Farm Family of the Year

To see a full list of the 2014 farm families, click here.

Carver Co. veterans’ stories now accepted online

CARVER COUNTY, MN – The Carver County Veterans Memorial and Registry website is now accepting stories of veterans who will be featured in the physical memorial.

To locate a veteran’s story on the registry at www.ccvmr.org, type all or part of the name in the search box. (A search for “taylor,” for example, will bring up the story of Myron E. Taylor, Sr.)

Reserve a spot
To learn more about the Carver County Veterans Memorial and Registry, or to reserve a paver, call:

• Stan Heldt: (952) 657-2169

• Lowell Wasser: (952) 657-2107

• Norville Luebke: (952) 657-1415

• Myron Taylor Sr.: (952) 657-2462