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Girl Scout daycamp registration open

NEW ULM — GSI: Girl Scouts Investigate Daycamp is open to all girls who have completed kindergarten through third grade. Camp will be Aug. 7, 8 and 9 from 1 to 7 p.m. each day at Finstad’s Campground. We will investigate fingerprints, decipher secret codes, solve a mystery, uncover the ...

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State Street Theater Co. presents ‘Wizard of Oz’

NEW ULM — On July 20th, State Street Theater Company opens its production of the classic story The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The show brings together actors of all ages from the New Ulm and surrounding communities to tell the tale of Dorothy Gale and her encounters with the Munchkins, ...

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Deutcher Sprachklub to meet at Bavarian Blast parade Sunday NEW ULM — The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub normally meets at the German Bohemian Historical Society library. Since the time of this Sunday’s meeting is usually from 1 to 3 p.m. and this is also the time of the Bavarian Blast ...

Off the Shelf: Building a better world at the library

The Summer Reading Program is up and running, and the children’s books are definitely flying off the shelves! More than 900 area children are signed up, and they are all expected to read on a regular basis. Teachers and parents know that developing the habit of daily reading is one of the ...

Park & Rec Report

BMX Park track is closed until Monday July 10 due to the State of MN Qualifier Races taking place. Concert in German Park Monday, July 10, 7 p.m. Entertainment by the Lonny Carpenter Band. Adult/Child Yoga in the Parks: FREE in neighborhood parks Saturdays from 9-9:45 a.m.! Relaxed-paced ...

College News

The University of South Dakota announced its Academic Honors and Dean’s List to recognize 2,300 students for their high achievement during the Spring 2017 semester. Full-time, undergraduate students are named to the Dean’s List if they received a 3.5 GPA for courses they took in the ...

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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Epilepsy Foundation to visit Mankato MANKATO — The Epilepsy Foundation of MN will provide a free seizure recognition and response training class on Monday, July 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mankato Clinic, Conference Room B. They will share how the public can get involved at their ...

JoAnn Huss teaches the art of spinning to a young enthusiast.

Historic Kiesling House features Spinning Demonstration Saturday

NEW ULM — The Historic Kiesling House, 220 N. Minnesota St., will feature a wool spinning demonstration by expert spinner, JoAnn Huss on Saturday, July 8, from 1 to 4 p.m.. Huss enjoys interacting with audiences and teaching her craft. Items related to spinning will be on display. ...

Park & Rec Report

No Concert in German Park Monday, July 3, 7 p.m. Be sure to come next Monday, July 10 to catch entertainment by The Lonny Carpenter Band, starting at 7 p.m. Adult/Child Yoga in the Parks FREE in neighborhood parks Saturdays from 9-9:45 a.m.! Relaxed-paced yoga integrates breath work, muscle ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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