Archive for New Germany

PHOTO GALLERY: New Germany Easter Bunny visit

NEW GERMANY, MN – Click here for a photo gallery of some of the people who were at New Germany City Hall Saturday, March 28 when the Easter Bunny visited.

Select photos will also be published in the April 6 version of Herald Journal.

Carver County Road 30 to close March 30 for bridge repairs

CARVER, McLEOD COUNTIES, MN – Carver County Road 30 (McLeod CSAH 23) between Lester Prairie and New Germany will be closed near the Carver/McLeod county line Monday, March 30 for bridge repairs. The road is expected to be closed about two weeks, according to the McLeod County Highway Department.

Wing special at Down South Bar & Grill

SPONSORED POST. Bucket beer and boneless wing special every Sunday 2-5 pm at Down South Bar and Grill, New Germany.

Funeral notice: Leonard Stern, 90, of Delano

DELANO, MN – Leonard Stern, 90, of Delano, passed away Sunday, March 22, at the Elim Home in Watertown. Funeral service will take place Friday, March 27 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Watertown, with interment at the Watertown Public Cemetery. Visitation will take place at the church on Thursday, March 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., and Friday, March 27, from 10 to 11 a.m. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

Take Herald Journal’s Pub Quiz

McLEOD, WRIGHT, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – A trivia quiz compiled by Herald Journal Editor Ivan Raconteur is featured in the community section of the newspaper each week.  Here’s a peek at the questions for the Monday, March 23 edition:

1) How many US states border the Gulf of Mexico?

2) This US singer/songwriter tells listeners she wants to see them be “Brave” in the hit single of that name from her 2013 album, “Blessed Unrest.”

3) Who is the current prime minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland?

Check the record page of Monday’s newspaper for answers. Click here to subscribe online or in print.



Funeral notice: Paul V. Strehlke, 55, formerly of New Germany

NEW GERMANY, MN – Paul Vernon Strehlke, age 55, of Acworth, GA, formerly of New Germany, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, in Acworth. There will be a funeral service Monday, March 23 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany, followed by interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will take place Sunday, March 22 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, and will continue Monday at the church, one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to American Heart Association, Lutheran High, or donor’s choice. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia.