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New Ulm Area Community Education Youth ActivitiesNEW ULM - After School Clubs are being offered for all 5th through 8th graders. These include Crazy8s Math Club for Grades 5 & 6; Technology Club for Grades 5-8; Robotics for Grades 5 & 6; Sign Language for ...

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The New Ulm High School Class of 1951 held its 65th anniversary reunion on Sept. 8 at Turner Hall. In back, from left, are Ray Brey, Eagan; Warren Heidmann, Crosslake; Arlon Schmid, New Ulm, Ralph Sondag, St. Paul; Jean (Unverworn) Milbrett of New Ulm and Marie (Kenning) Brandel of New Ulm. In ...

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The Rotary Club of New Ulm has donated a total of $7,547 to NUMAS Haus, New Ulm's new homeless shelter for single mothers with children in school. The money purchased furniture for one of the bedroom suites in the house. The shelter has room for up to three families. The donation includes a ...

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Love Your Library DayNEW ULM - The New Ulm Public Library will celebrate "Love Your Library Day" on Saturday with the following events:10 a.m. - Family Movie "The Muppet Movie" will be shown in the Children's Room.10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. - Silent Reading Book Group: Grab a book off the shelf and ...

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GermanLanguage Club meetingThe New Ulm Deutscher SprachKlub (German Language Club) will meet Sunday, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the German-Bohemian Heritage Society (GBHS) Library located at 1200 South Broadway (rear entrance) in New Ulm. All are welcome, both adults and students. There is no ...

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Sioux Valley Gun Club Fun ShootNew Ulm - SVGC will hold it's annual fun shoot on Sunday from noon to 5 PM. There will be Traditional Trap and Skeet plus Fur and Feather and Trap Doubles. Bring your shotgun and bullets for some fun shooting. Price per round of 25 targets will be $4 each. All ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter SchoolMonday: Chef Salad Choice or Turkey Gravy & Rice, Winter Blend Vegetables, Lettuce, Fruit, White or Chocolate MilkTuesday: Hamburger Hot Dish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Fruit, White or Chocolate MilkWednesday: Hot Dog, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Fruit, White or Chocolate ...

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Special Guest Hanna Elshoff to Visit New Ulm LionsNEW ULM - The New Ulm Lions have a special speaker for their meeting program on Thursday Lion Hanna Elshoff from Chatfield, came from Germany after surviving WWII. Elshoff credits the American soldiers for saving her family from the Nazis. As a ...

Conversations From the Cubicles: Oprah’s Latest Pick and More

Kris Wiley,Library Directorand Betty J Roiger,AcquisitionsKris: Well, we've done it again.Betty: Uh oh. What'd we do?K: We read the same book, which happens about twice a year.B: You're right, but "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead was getting a lot of buzz K: And then I told you it ...

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Early Childhood KindergartenEntranceConferencesNEW ULM - Washington Learning Center will be holding it's Early Childhood Kindergarten Entrance Conferences: on Wednesday, Sept. 7 and Thursday, Sept. 8 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Monday, Sept. 12 and Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 ...

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Quilters MeetingNew Ulm - Prairie Piecemakers Quilt Guild's first meeting will be held on September 8th at 7pm. Meeting will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Annual Dues are 20$. All meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month from September 2016 - May 2017. Everyone is ...

Reference at the Library

You see us busy, busy around the library, but what exactly are we so busy doing? A big part of my job is helping you find things or helping you figure out how to do something.Do you have a question? Maybe a song lyric that is niggling at your brain and really bugging you? Your friend thinks she ...

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St. John's Fall Festival SundaySEARLES - St. John's Church in Searles will hold its Fall Festival on Sunday, August 28.The event will be held rain or shine everyone is welcome.A family style Ham & Chicken Dinner will be served from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost is $12 for Adults; $4 ...

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CASTLE Kickoff todayNEW ULM - To start the fifth year of lifelong learning, CASTLE, Community And Seniors Together Learning Environment, will have a Kickoff Appetizer Party, Wednesday Aug. 24 at the New Ulm Chef's Pantry, 209 N Minnesota from 4 to 6 p.m. Members are encouraged to bring a ...

Legion Riders donation

Submitted photoThe New Ulm American Legion Post 132 Auxiliary President Kathy Hempel (right) and Beth Gohr, Auxiliary and Legion Rider member, present a $500 check to Steve Sullivan for the annual legacy run. The run is an event organized to raise money for scholarships for fallen veteran's children.

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Historic Kiesling House Features a Spinning Demonstration on Saturday August 20, 2016New Ulm - Programming at the Historic Kiesling House on Saturday, August 20, features the return of spinner, JoAnn Huss. Huss has been spinning for about 25 years. She enjoys interacting with the ...

New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub meeting

NEW ULM - The New Ulm Deutscher SprachKlub (German Language Club) will meet Sunday, Aug 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the German-Bohemian Heritage Society (GBHS) Library located at 1200 South Broadway (rear entrance) in New Ulm.All are welcome, both adults and students. There is no fee. The Klub's ...

Julie Anderson named Top Junior Achievement Volunteer Award

NEW ULM - Junior Achievement of Upper Midwest announced that Julie Anderson, Vice President at Mathiowetz Construction, has been honored with the organization's award for outstanding volunteers, the JA Elementary School Volunteer of the Year Award.The purpose of the JA Elementary School ...

Learn about beekeeping at the Kiesling House

NEW ULM -Marjean Hendrycks, a commercial beekeeper since 1988, and her husband Churck have between 1,500 and 1,700 colonies in seven counties in southern Minnesota. Last year Marjean & Chuck were honored by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture at the Capital for their work for the ...

Mission trip

Submitted photoYouth and adults from First United Methodist Church recently returned from a mission trip with Urban Cross in the Mounds area of South St. Paul. They spent the week painting houses, clearing brush, cutting out small trees, removing dilapidated out buildings, installing fences and ...

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