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School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Chicken Nuggets, California Blend Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Deli Sub, Ham, Turkey, Cheese, Corn, Fruit Wednesday: Hamburger Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Beef and Bean Burrito, Baked Beans, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Early Childhood Screening next week NEW ULM — Early Childhood Screening is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Screening is available to any child who is between the ages of 3 years and Kindergarten. During screening children will participate in ...

Deutsche Longbeards donate to Food Shelf

NEW ULM — Members of the Der Deutsche Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently delivered turkeys to the New Ulm Area Food Shelf. The chapter raised funds for this donation at their annual banquet. Proceeds from the banquet also fund local youth hunting ...

Smiley’s Food Donation

Submitted photo Smiley’s Tavern had a successful food shelf drive on Nov. 4. Thanks to the people who made it possible, organizers took in $1,500 and 160 pounds of food. Pictured above, from left, are Sharon Isenberg, Brad “Sarge” Kirk from the Food Shelf, and Al Kopischke.

Editor’s Mailbag

Hot Topics Breakfast Friday NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its first Hot Topics for 2019 on Friday, Jan. 4, at 7:30 a.m. at the New Ulm Country Club. This will be the first Hot Topics for Rod Marshall, the new utilities director for New Ulm Public Utilities. ...

Sewing for Sight

Journal File Photo Quilters and quilt admirers are invited to attend the 8th Annual Sewing for Sight Quilt Show to be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 1-5 p.m. The show will be held at the St. George Parish Center, featuring quilts by Mike Ellingsen of Blue Earth, MN as well as retreat participants. ...

Park & Rec Report

Winter/Spring Activities Guide is distributed in TODAY’S Journal Sunday, Dec. 30. Registration begins Monday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. Be sure to check out our offerings. Nu-You Lose 2 Win 60-day Weight Loss Challenge- New Ulm’s second WLC providing the Community with resources needed to meet ...

Lost Dog & Fox Hunter donation

Submitted photo The Lost Dog and Fox Hunter Club donated $1,000 to the City of New Ulm Park and Recreation Department completing the local match to the MNDNR grant of $22,362. The trap and skeet clay target shooting facility will see improvements totaling $44,724 with the addition of 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: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Big Ideas offering classes in 2019 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 well done. ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: No School Tuesday: No School Wednesday: No School Thursday: Chicken Fajita Strips, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Friday: Cheese Bread Dunker, Green Beans, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit St. Paul’s Lutheran School Monday: No ...

Off the Shelf: Hygge: Make the best of winter

Now that Christmas has passed, I’m ready to settle down and enjoy — or at least make the best of — the winter months that are inevitable in Minnesota. I’d like to take a cue from the Danish since they have a word that encompasses a feeling of wellbeing and comfort. “Hygge” ...

Park & Rec Report

Last minute gift giving ideas — punch cards and/or gift certificates for Civic and Rec Center memberships, programs, etc. Nu-You Lose 2 Win 60-day Weight Loss Challenge: New Ulm’s second WLC providing the Community with resources needed to meet and surpass all types of fitness goals. ...

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: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Heartland Express holiday hours NEW ULM — The Brown County Heartland Express will be operating on limited hours over the holiday weekends Christmas: Brown County Heartland Express will operate on Monday Dec. 24 with a limited schedule, and the office will be closing early. We will ...

Businesses take part in Adopt-A-Family

Submitted photo For the 19th year, the New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center’s took part in Adopt-A-Family for Brown County. Employees collected money, shopped, wrapped and delivered gifts Pictured with the gifts to be donated are, left to right, Denise Kuester, Jodi Runck, Michelle Koenig and ...

Off the Shelf: Winter tales for the season

A couple of weeks ago, I was at a birthday party and a three year old sat down by me on the couch with a stack of books. He knew how to spot the librarian in the room. If you have any little ones in your life, check out these winter tales this season. Who says you can’t have a lemonade ...

Nuvera employees give to Hospice Program

Submitted photo A very special thank you to Nuvera for their donation of $586.39 to support local Hospice programming at New Ulm Medical Center. This donation was raised at various Nuvera employee fundraising events. Donations to hospice allow patients and their families to have highly skilled ...

Runnings gives to Cancer Institute

Submitted photo Runnings Home, Farm and Outdoor Store announced that its recent Ladies Night promotion generated $19,306 to support the fight against breast cancer. The annual event, held each October, was attended by thousands of customers in more than 40 stores for a night of fun events, ...

Park & Rec Report

Open Pickleball on Thursday, Dec. 20 has been moved to 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tot Swim: Friday, Dec. 21 from 9:30-11 a.m. This is an opportunity to Swim and play with your tot in the shallow part of the pool. Toys provided and tot slide will be open. Whirlpool is closed during this time. Admission ...