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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas UNICORNS, ROCKETS TO BAHLE IN 25-5A FINALE SPORTS ,7 50« New Braunfels THURSDAY NOVEMBERS, 2011 Herald ^Zeitung hefald-zeitung.com SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852 Chief ui^es river use fees ™ W0IT13,ri Wibert tells River Ad Hoc Committee city should charge for all tubes Wibert ByOrmvStorw The Herald-Zeitung Tubers may have to (xjny u|) for their ride next season. New Braunfels Police ( hief lorn Wibert pres(‘nted a plan to the River Ad Hoc (^¡mmit-tee that would requir(> all tubers on the ('orTial River to rent tub(>s next yi'ar. Right now, Wibert said, only half of the people rent their tubes from outfitters. If his pían is ado[)t('d by th(' city, he said, the city would recap ture most or all ot the revenue spent on polu ing and cleaning the river. See FEES. Page 5 51ST ANNUAL WURSTFEST BEGINS FRIDAY Photo submitt<;(l This year's Wurstfest festival heads include, from left, Tim Salge, 2011 Grosse Opa; Steve Taylor, presideni; and Martin Allen, general chairman. SOLD) SALUTE Stage is set for 10-day festiva By Betty Taylor The Herald-Zeilung I he S lst Wursttest opens Friday at S [).m. in the Wursthalle with the "biting ot the sausage" and ceremonial ta[)ping of tht' keg. The 10-day family testival ce ebrates (ierman heritage and culture with a variety of bands, tiKxl, danc ing ami entertainment. Heading up this year's festival are Wurstfest iVesid('nt St(‘ve Taylor, Cleneral ( hairman Martin Allen and Crosse Opa Fim Salge. (jates open at 4 |).m. Friday and admission is triH* until 7 p.m. Alex Meixner and The (Omal C ommunity Band will Ix'gin playing at 4 p.m. in the Wursthalle. Don Flams, Fmmy-award winning sf)orts anchor and sports director for News 4 WOAl in San Antonio, the otfit iai TV Media Wurstfest Sponsor, will emcee the opening ceremonies. The ( loverleat Orchestra will be; p.m., f the lodie Mikula Orchestra at [)laving at (> lollow begin ed l)v 8: U) ().m. in the Wursthalle. The highly-energetic Hohberg Baum of Austria returns to Wurstfest after a two-year absence and takes the st<ige beginning at 6 p.m. in The Big Tent, or Das Grosse Zelt. Alex Meixner follows at 7;U) p.m. In The little Tent, or Das Kleinc' Zi'lt, Alpenft^t will take tlu‘ stage at b p.m., followed by Master Yodeler Kerry Christiansen at 7: IS p.m. The Sauerkrauts will take* the stage at 8; 1 S p.m. Friday also will be the opening night of Stelzenhaus, tlie new venue at Wursttest. Squeez('box See WURSTFEST, Page 5 Herald-ZKitiiny tile ptiolo Wurstfest visitors raise their glasses for a toast as they opened last year's event inside Wursthalle. Broken water main affects NBU customers From staff reports C'onstruction contractors broke a water mam in the area Wednesday morning, causing Nt‘w Braunfels Utilities custnmers to lose water pressure and, in some cases, water service altogt*iher, an NBU representative said. Contractors inadvertently danv aged the 12-inch main about 10 a.m. near the intersection of Walnut Avenue arid Landa Strt'et, said Cretchen Reuwer, NBU spokeswoman. She said customers in the immediate area and some on said she didn't know how m.iny surrounding stri^ets such as Bridge Street and Laurel Lane had water issues. Reuwer said the main was repairt'd and servicc^ returned by about 4:15 |).m. Wednesday. She customers were affected. Reuwer advised c ustomers to turn on outside' faucets for two to three minutes to help c lear air and sediment from their water lines. accuses Cain Perry campaign denies instigating original stories WASHINGTON (AP) A third wonian constd-ered tiling a workpl.u e (omplainl .igainsi Ik'rman ( <nn over what slic def'mcd .jggressive and utnv.mtcd 1) (• h a V I () r wh(>n she and ( am, now a Rc[)ubli( an pr(‘sid('nlial c a n d I d a t e, vv o r k (• (I t()g('th('r dur- (-3,^ ing th(‘ lat(' 1 ‘CIOs, th(' w<)m<tii fold Ihe Assoi ia!('d I’rt'ss on Wcdnesdav. She said th(> l)ehavior in( iud<‘d a priv\it(' invitation lo ht^ ( orporale .ip.rrtment. 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