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Charlie Schweiss

Birth Announcement

William and Jesse Schweiss of Spicer announce the birth of their son, Charlie Edward, born on Monday, May 30, 2017, at 7:55 a.m. He weight 6.5 pounds. Grandparents are Ed and Linda Schweiss of Springfield and Randy and Jean Frederickson of Willmar, and the late Charles Chapin.

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at Markplatz Mall. Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

Off the Shelf: July library programs

Have you ever wondered how shoes are made, how women in Minnesota supported the World War I effort, or how to become a daycare provider? Find out about these topics and more at July library events. Cobbler Pegeen Rozeski will be making leather shoes in the Children’s Room on Tuesday, July ...

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Students in the New Ulm Suzuki School’s Pop’s Camp rehearse under director/clinician Carl Rieke. The students will be presenting a final performance this evening at 7 p.m. in the New Ulm High School auditorium.

Suzuki School Pops Camp to present final performance

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Suzuki School’s Pops Camp is presenting its final performance this Friday at 7 p.m. at the New Ulm High School. The guest clinician is Carl Rieke from Georgia with a special performance by Peter McGuire (solo in Mendelssohn ‘Violin Concerto in E Minor’). Over ...

Petco Foundation invests in Brown County Humane Society

NEW ULM – Brown County Humane Society has announced it has received a $6,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its efforts to raise the quality of life for pets being prepared for adoption into permanent homes. Brown County Humane Society (BCHS) is a nonprofit organization formed ...

Free Book Wednesday at MVAC Thrift & More

NEW ULM — MVAC’s Thrift & More Store is hoping to place lots of free books into the hands of children this summer with their Free Book Wednesday program. “Any child 13 or under can receive a free kid’s book when they come into the store on Wednesdays. No purchase is necessary,” ...

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United Prairie Bank recently donated $6,000 to Turner Hall’s Capital Campaign. This campaign will raise $500,000 for paving the parking lot and a major remodel to the kitchen. Construction on the kitchen begins in December and is expected to take two months. Front Row: Cherie Furth, Dan Beranek, Katie Nosbush, Jennifer Konakowitz, Julie Wilson, Janell Chrobak, Kathleen Backer, Virginia Suker Moldan. Back Row: Becky Hulke, Luke Northagen, Rachel Smith, Alex Arends, Mark Petersen, Kari Steele. Missing: Susannah Setterholm and Tim Schultz

Turner Hall donation

Submitted Photo United Prairie Bank recently donated $6,000 to Turner Hall’s Capital Campaign. This campaign will raise $500,000 for paving the parking lot and a major remodel to the kitchen. Construction on the kitchen begins in December and is expected to take two months. Front Row: ...

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Lydia and Caroline will perform this Sunday at the Grand Center for Arts & Culture.

First Sunday at the Grand features string duo Lydia and Caroline

NEW ULM — Lydia and Caroline, a string duo currently studying performance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will play a “Short and Sweet” program of works by Ravel, Haydn, and Fraser/Haas as part of their First Sunday recital at the Grand Center for Arts and Culture in downtown New ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Free Book Wednesday at MVAC Thrift & More NEW ULM — MVAC’s Thrift & More Store is hoping to place lots of free books into the hands of children this summer with their Free Book Wednesday program. “Any child 13 or under can receive a free kid’s book when they come into the ...

Park & Rec Report

Concert in German Park Monday, June 26, 7 p.m. Entertainment by the Bee Balm Fields, an alternative folk music band. This concert is made possible through a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative with funding from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, written by ...

Gibbon Independence Day concert

GIBBON — The Greater Gibbon Area Uncommon Band of Renown will hold an old-fashioned Independence Day Celebration on Friday, June 30, in Gibbon City Park. Activities include patriotic crafts at 6 p.m., a family-friendly, all-ages kickball game at 6:45 p.m. (if you can kick, you can play), a ...

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at Markplatz Mall. Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

Read a lot? Attend Camp Read-a-Lot!

Attention, educators, school media specialists, and librarians of students in grades 2-8: How would you like to read some of the best books of the past couple of years? Attend a workshop to talk about them? Learn about more amazing books? Listen to inspiring and informative speakers? And get ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Free Community Breakfast Saturday NEW ULM — A Free Community Breakfast is being held Saturday, June 24, at First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway, New Ulm. Come from 8 to 10 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage. All are welcome. Malecki Rogers to visit library with ...

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at Markplatz Mall. Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Diabetes presentation at Community Center June 29 NEW ULM — Community and Seniors Together will host a Diabetes Type 1 presentation on Thursday, June 29 at 10 a.m. at the New Ulm Community Center, 600 N German Street, Room 112. Bob and Bonnie Schirlinger will speak about diabetes and ...

Conversations from the Cubicles: North, South, East and West

Betty: Guess what I just got done reading? Kris: Hmmm. No clue. B: (sigh) Then I guess that means you aren’t psychic. I just finished “Spoonbenders” by Daryl Gregory, and it was a delightfully quirky read. K: We’ve established I’m not a mind reader, so go on. B: In ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Monday Concert in German Park NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library presents Concert in the Park: The Porchlights on Monday, June 19 at 7 p.m. in German Park. Come down to the park and enjoy an evening of acoustic rock and blues music. This program is co-sponsored by KNUJ and New Ulm Park & ...

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Jake Meyer (left) with New Ulm Quartzite Quarries, a division of Oldcastle Materials, presents Joey Schugel of the New Ulm Park and Rec Department with a $250 dollar check to help fund the Park and Rec’s Days of Play event planned for August 2017.

New Ulm Quartzite Quarry donates to New Ulm Days of Play

Submitted photo Jake Meyer (left) with New Ulm Quartzite Quarries, a division of Oldcastle Materials, presents Joey Schugel of the New Ulm Park and Rec Department with a $250 dollar check to help fund the Park and Rec’s Days of Play event planned for August 2017.

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at Markplatz Mall. Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

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