Archive for New Germany

Cute baby contest now accepting entries

MINNESOTA – Know someone with an adorable baby? The Herald Journal’s sister paper, the Delano Herald Journal, is hosting a cute baby contest.

Entrants do not need to be from Delano to win.

Nearly $1,000 will be given away in cash prizes.

For details, click here: 

Benefit for Mike Tesch • Jan. 15, 2017 • Blue Note, Winsted, MN


In June Mike was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. After a month of chemo and radiation he was to have surgery to remove part of his esophagus. A PET scan prior to surgery revealed cancer was now in his liver. It was diagnosed as stage 4. So now Mike is back for more chemo. Mike and Lendra are so thankful to family, friends, and bandmates who have supported them through this journey.

What: Benefit for Mike Tesch – Live Music, Food, Raffles, Prizes, Live & Silent Auction, & more
When: Jan. 15, 2017 – 12p-6p
Where: Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted, MN


Live entertainment in New Germany Dec. 23

SPONSORED POST. Live entertainment by Hevy Levy Unplugged at Down South Bar & Grill, New Germany Friday, Dec. 23.

Early newspaper deadline and holiday schedule

The Herald Journal office has early deadline for the coming week. Ad and copy deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 21 for the Dec. 26 issue.
The office will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26.
The office will be open Friday, Dec. 30, but closed Monday, Jan. 2 for the legal holiday.

Holiday hours set at Hutchinson Health

SPONSORED POST – Illness or injury can strike at any time, even during the holidays, and Hutchinson Health is ready to help.

Holiday hours at the Hutchinson clinic are:

• open Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday, Jan. 2 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

• open Saturday, Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. to noon

• closed Saturday, Dec. 24 and Sunday, Dec. 25

About Hutchinson Health

Hutchinson Health is one of the largest independent health care providers in Minnesota. Services include primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services, and specialty programs.

Hutchinson Health is located at 3 Century Ave. Appointments can be made by calling (320) 234-3290.

To learn more, go to

Funeral notice: Gary ‘Sparky’ Johnson, 68, of New Germany

NEW GERMANY, MN – Gary “Sparky” Johnson, 68, of New Germany, passed away Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Good Samaritan Society in Waconia. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Lester Prairie.