New Ulm Now & Then

October 26, 2016

Halloween Events in New Ulm

New Ulm loves Halloween! Here are some of the events and activities happening over the next few days...
October 4, 2016
George Wendt

George Wendt “Norm” is coming to Oktoberfest

Norm! George Wendt, who played the role of Norm in the popular TV sitcom Cheers is coming to New Ulm's Oktoberfest celebration! See his appearances schedule here.
October 3, 2016

Small-Town Oktoberfests Worth A Weekend Getaway

Huffington Post has named our New Ulm Oktoberfest among the five Small-Town Oktoberfests Worth A Weekend Getaway in the nation!
August 31, 2016
Schell's Brewery

8 unusual things at one of the US’ oldest breweries

Underground ice caves, secret rooms, and peacocks. The Huffington Post highlights these and other unusual things you can find at the August Schell Brewery in New Ulm, Minnesota!
August 29, 2016
Gallery 512

Local Business Spotlight: Gallery 512

Sisters Jessica Fischer and Danielle Fischer Marti had always dreamed of owning a family business in New Ulm’s beautiful downtown area. But it was never really a serious idea...
August 26, 2016
Oktoberfest at Schells Brewery

Red, White & Brew – America’s Top Beer & Wine Destinations

The national magazine Food Traveler recently had a section in their magazine they called: Red, White and Brew - America's Top Beer and Wine Destinations, and they featured New Ulm, Minnesota!
August 16, 2016
Hermann Monument

“Hermann the German” Monument

"Hermann the German" has stood guard over our city since 1897! Who was Hermann and why is he located in New Ulm? Click here to find out!
August 4, 2016
Battlefield, New Ulm by Michael Eischen

The US-Dakota War of 1862

Undoubtedly, the biggest historical events in New Ulm’s history were the battles that engulfed the young town in August of 1862 during the US-Dakota War.
July 22, 2016
Pokemon GO in New Ulm

Pokemon GO in New Ulm!

If you're looking for a new way to take in New Ulm, grab your smartphone, download the app, and explore away! There are PokeStops at literally every monument and attraction in New Ulm!
June 27, 2016
Paulena Georgena, Narren

The Narren Add A New Member!

Breaking news from the Narren of New Ulm! The Ganse-Stadt population has grown by 1. Paulena Georgena, the Wine Lady, has moved and settled into the Ganse Stadt community.