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County Information

Organized February 20 1855

The county was named for pioneer Joseph Renshaw Brown, a prominent pioneer, soldier, Indian trader, lumberman, speculator, founder of cities, legislator, politician, and editor.

County Seat
New Ulm


Townships: Cities

 Albin Township
Bashaw Township
Burnstown Township
Cottonwood Township
Eden Township
Home Township
Lake Hanska Township
Leavenworth Township

 Linden Township
Milford Township
Mulligan Township
North Star Township
Prairieville Township
Sigel Township
Stark Township
Stately Township

Cobden
Comfrey
(extends into Cottonwood Co.)
Evan
Hanska
New Ulm
Sleepy Eye
Springfield


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Census

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News

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Schools

Wills and Probate

Website Updates:

JULY 2015
COURT: 1892-Wants "pale-face" divorce
FAMILIES: Brunk - Naegele Reunion
SCHOOLS: Sleepy Eye is Close Contender

MAY 2015
OBITS : Caroline Hoffman
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1892-Sleepy Eye Men Buy Failed Mill, 1892-Springfield Baseball Team, 1881-Rebuild after Cyclone
NEWS-VISIT: G. Young, Helen Seiter
NEWS-ILLNESS: Fred Seiter, John Wellner, Mrs. Dr. Marden, Frank Biebl
NEWS-PEOPLE : M. Mullen
WILLS & PROBATE: George L. Schultze, Albert Meyer Guardianship
NEWS-BITS: April 1892 - BALTRUSCH, BARTL, BEHNKE, BLETHEN, BRANDT, BUSEHARD, COX, CRONE, DOEHNE, DREIS, FLETCHER, HANSCHEN, HAUENSTEIN, HAUENSTEIN, HEERS, KELLER, KOCH, MULLEN, MULVEHILL, OSTLUND, OUREN, PFEANDER, REARDON, ROOS, RUMMINGS, SCHNEIDER, THORMUDSON, WANDERSEE, WESCHKE

JANUARY 2015
OBITS : H. Berke, Andrew Eyl
NEWS : (weather) 1881-Another Visitation
NEWS : (people) Charlotte Lamb
WILLS: Augustin Wirth News

OCTOBER 2014
BIRTH NEWS: Marsteller, Hall
MARRIAGE NEWS: Schlechter-Fischer
CHURCHES: News-1869 Libel Suit
NEWS-CRIME: 1866-A John Spinner murdered, his murderer hanged by a mob. (2 articles)
NEWS-PEOPLE: William & Joseph Barry

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Nicollet County (northeast)
Blue Earth County (southeast)
Watonwan County (south)
Cottonwood County (southwest)
Redwood County (west)
Renville County (northwest)
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