New Ulm tourism chief admits faking story about Hermann the German 'footprint' cast

  • Updated: August 12, 2013 - 2:05 PM

NEW ULM, Minn. — The tourism chief in New Ulm admitted Monday his office faked a story of finding a mysterious concrete cast footprint that the southern Minnesota city promoted as that of Herman the German, the statute of a Germanic warrior that stands guard over New Ulm.

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