Lexi Richter, New Bremen native captures 1st runner-up in the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program


On Saturday, June 20th, Miss Ohio Week 2015 came to a close, with 11 semi-finalists entering the final stage of the Miss Ohio title.  New Bremen native, Lexi Richter, 21 was named 1st runner-up.  Lexi was awarded a $4,000 scholarship and invited to compete at the National Sweetheart Pageant in Hoopeston, Illinois during Labor Day weekend.

Annual Fishing Derby

The New Bremen Parks Department invites all kids from age 3 to 15 to come to the 2015 “Hooked on Fishing” kids fishing derby. 

This year’s fishing derby will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the Industrial Park Pond on the west side of New Bremen off State Route 274.  Registration will begin at 6 P.M.  The derby will start at 7 P.M., ending at approximately 8:30 P.M.  There will age group prizes as well as door prizes.

There will be 3 age groups: 3-6, 7-10, and 11-15.  The prizes will be awarded as follows: 

U.S. Representative Jim Jordan visits New Bremen

On Monday, June 15th, U.S. Representative Jim Jordan visited four local New Bremen companies.  The morning started with a visit of Crown Equipment Corporation.  Jordan heard first hand of the challenges presented to many companies who seek skilled trade candidates, a common issue for many companies who are looking to the future generation for business growth and preparing for retirement of the baby boomer generation.

Dedication of the Shared-Use Path

In connection with National Trails Day, a dedication of the newly paved shared-use path will take place on Saturday, June 6th.  The project was completed late fall 2014, connecting New Bremen with Lock Two via the Miami and Erie Canal towpath.

The celebration will be hosted by the Village of New Bremen and the Miami & Erie Canal Corridor Association (MECCA).

The details for the event are as follows:

Komminsk Legacy Park

The new interactive art park in New Bremen will be under construction soon.  The brain-child of Christy Shell of Zeal Coaching for Life and Career, and in partnership with Enrichment, etc!, the Village of New Bremen and Dianne Komminsk, this park is destined to draw visitors from all over the region to interact, explore and participate in a way that traditional parks do not allow.  Some of the park features are: an embankment slide, a splash pad, a sun-shade structure by Tork Werks, hillside seating, and a commissioned lion sculpture.  The park will be developed in the 3.4 acre area between

New Bremen recognized as a Tree City USA

New Bremen was recently recognized as a Tree City USA.  The Northwest Ohio awards ceremony was hosted by the City of Toledo and their Urban Forestry Commission.  This is the 20th year that the community of New Bremen has been honored with this nationally recognized award.

New Bremen CIC Annual Luncheon

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation will be holding an annual luncheon on Wednesday, April 22nd

Each year, the CIC board selects a community leader for the Excellence in Business Award. The award recognizes a local business person who has shown a dedicated interest in the community through participation and leadership in several areas within the community and has represented New Bremen in a positive and professional manner through business and/or philanthropic activities conducted in our community and beyond. 

Local Students speak to Service Clubs

Recently nine students, who participated in Exploration Academy 2014, visited three local service clubs who sponsored the event.  The students expressed gratitude for the service clubs financial contribution for the program, as well as shared the value they each received from the event. 

LEGAL NOTICE: sale of equipment and surplus/impounded vehicles


Sealed bids will be received by the Village of New Bremen, PO Box 27, 214 N. Washington Street, New Bremen, OH  45869, until 1100 am, local time, on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, for the sale of the following equipment and surplus or impounded vehicles:

New Bremen Historic Association Announces Tree Festival Winners

Nearly forty displays filled the three floors of The Lockkeeper's House in New Bremen during the holiday season for the historic association's annual Christmas Tree Festival.  Displays included a variety of creativity such as a full size lit tree made of PVC pipe, handmade recycled ornaments and everything in between. 

The displays were judged by a panel of 3 judges and prizes were awarded as follows:

CIC Photo Contest Winner Announced

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation has announced the winner of the 2014 CIC Photo Contest.  The winning selection is “New Bremen Cardinal on Walnut St”.  The winning photo was submitted by Genevieve Conradi, of New Bremen.

Tree Commission

The Village of New Bremen Tree Commission is in need of members.   The group meets every other month, with a few volunteer days per year.

Projects planned for 2015 include: inventory of existing trees in the Village and working with the State Forester to complete a master tree plan.

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about being a member of the Tree Commission, contact the Parks Superintendent or call 419-629-3563

Scholarship available for 2015 NBHS Graduates

As a member owner of American Municipal Power (AMP) the Village of New Bremen is able to extend AMP scholarship opportunities to graduating seniors of New Bremen High School. Currently the Scholarship Committee of the American Municipal Power Board of Trustees is calling for nominations for scholarships awarded in memory of Lyle B. Wright and Richard H. Gorsuch, distinguished leaders in public power history.  Participating in the scholarship program is an excellent way to show community involvement and support education.  AMP will award up to four Lyle B. Wright and up to four Richard H.

Village Seeking Apprentice Lineman

The Village of New Bremen is accepting applications for the full time position of Apprentice Lineman in the Municipal Electric Department, an Entry Level Position.  This will be an hourly position with full benefits.  The hourly rate starts at $13.47 per hour for the apprentice classification, DOQ.  Once fully qualified, linemen are required to be on stand-by for a one week period on a rotating basis and report for outages whenever called.

Veteran's Day


Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

Please take time to honor a veteran, even if it is a simple statement to thank them for their service.  Here are just a few example of how our community will be honoring veterans over the coming days:

November 8th:  Post 241 Veteran's Day Dinner
After the program there will be a DJ on the bar side.