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German Park playground photoshoot planned

NEW ULM — Miracle, the playground manufacturer that produced the custom German Theme Castle playground is going to be shooting professional photos to be featured in their National Catalog. They need models between the ages of 3 and 12 to be featured in the photographs. There are a few ...

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First Choice Fundraiser NEW ULM — First Choice Pregnancy Services will hold a fundraiser at McDonald’s in New Ulm on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. During that time a portion of the sales at McDonald’s will be donated to First Choice. First Choice volunteers will be on ...

Park & Rec Report

National Night Out/Monday Night Concert in German Park July 30 from 5:30 p.m. until dusk. Musical entertainment by the Schell’s Hobo Band, children’s games and activities, puppet wagon, Rec on the Go, food and more! This program sponsored by the New Ulm Police Department, Park and Rec and ...

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at New Ulm Event Center, 301 20th South St. Sunday: 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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Puppet Show at Fairfax Library FAIRFAX — Fairfax Public Library invites everyone to a Schiffelly Puppets’ production of The Little Mermaid on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 1 p.m. Join Ariel, King Triton and other underwater friends as they try and teach the evil Ursula a lesson about bullying. ...

Christensen Farms thanks Sheriff’s Office

Submitted photo On July 3, 2018, representatives of Christensen Farms presented Officer Eric Schwarzrock of the Brown County Sheriff’s Office with a gift of $1,000. The gift was in recognition and appreciation for ALICE Trainings at held at Christensen Farms headquarters in late May and ...

NUMAS House donation

Submitted photo A donation of $1,000 was made to the NUMAS House by the St George Catholic Church on Monday July 23. The funds are a percent of the funds raised at the Spring Fever event, hosted each year by people from the St. George Church. The event has a matching grant from the Catholic ...

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Old Time Games Day at the Harkin Store WEST NEWTON — The Harkin Store will have old time games, such as pick up sticks, tic-tac-toe, checkers, dominoes, graces, rolling hoops this Sunday. Children can enjoy some time old time games, such as pick up sticks, tic-tac-toe, checkers, ...

Off the Shelf: Poetry at the Library

Many people I speak with think poetry is too highbrow or stuffy to enjoy reading, but that’s just not so! Poetry is diverse; there are so many different kinds. Nowadays, poets are adhering less and less to traditional forms, opting for freer verse. I’ve enjoyed many poets recently who have ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Concert in German Park on July 23 will have entertainment by The Wendinger Band starting at 7 p.m. Bring the family early to enjoy the Puppet Wagon at 6:15 p.m. or the new Playground at any time! July is National Park and Rec month! We are challenging individuals to submit a ...

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at New Ulm Event Center, 301 20th South St. Sunday: 10 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

New Ulm to New York and back again

NEW ULM – A year ago, as life was humming with summer business, a prolific and compelling composer arrived in town exploring the GermanAmerican heritage in New Ulm. Peter Michael von der Nahmer, the 2016 McKnight Foundation Composer in Residence, settled in for two months to work with local ...

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Big Ideas offering intro to the skilled trades NEW ULM — Big Ideas is a non-profit organization located in New Ulm working to expose anyone ages 13-113 to the value of skilled trades and, through hands-on Community Education Classes, the sense of accomplishment that is attained from a job ...

3M raises money for United Way

Submitted photo 3M has donated $1,800 to the United Way of Brown County. The local 3M plant did an internal fundraiser raising $1,800. The donation was presented to Lori Pickell-Stangel, United Way Executive Director, to support the 2018 campaign of ‘Live United, Give United.’ Pictured ...

Off the Shelf: Saving your digital stuff!

Growing up, our phone was just a phone. People could call us, and we could call them. Today, phones are planners, photo albums, phone books and more. Have you ever thought about all the stuff you have on your cell phone or other digital devices? Would you like to save it? I recently attended ...

Veteran car donation

Submitted photo Roger Schroeder’s dying wish was that his beloved 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser be given to a veteran in need when Roger, a former US Marine, passed on. Roger completed his permanent change of station on June 20th. Roger’s family asked Brown County Veterans Service Officer Greg ...

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Comedy Tour at The Starkeller Thursday NEW ULM — Herron Entertainment, LLC will be coming to the The Starkeller on its Brewery Comedy Tour on Tuursday, July 19, from 7-8:45pm. On Every Corner Food Truck will be on site from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for some pre-show eats. Tickets are available for ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Concert in German Park on July 16 will have entertainment by The Worst Band Ever starting at 7 p.m. Bring the family early to enjoy the Puppet Wagon at 6:15 p.m. or the new Playground at any time! Look for our new FREE Rec On the Go program traveling to a location near you to ...

Sons of Norway meeting to focus on Lindbergh

WINDOM — The Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge will host their next monthly meeting on Thursday, July 19, at the Cottonwood County Historical Society Museum, 812 4th Ave, Windom. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The program for the evening will be “Charles Lindbergh: Triumph, Tragedy and ...

Brown County Fair grant

Submitted photo Pictured above (L-R) are Cindy Hauser (Brown County Fair Vice President), Nicole Rustman (Fair Secretary), Kathy Covington (Board Member), and a Compeer Financial representative. The Brown County Fair received a $3,000 grant from Compeer Financial to update and install ...

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