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Editor’s Mailbag

St. George Youth Bingo Sunday ST. GEORGE — The youth members of the St. George Catholic United Financial are sponsoring a “Holiday Bingo” Sunday, afternoon Dec. 2, at 1:30 p.m. in the St. George parish center. Prizes for the bingo will be holiday articles and treats. Desserts, ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Hot Dog on a Bun, Baked Benas, Iceberg Lettuce, Peaches Tuesday: Beef Steak Fingers, Bread, Broccoli, Pineapple Wednesday: Hamburger Rice Hot Dich, Sweet Corn, Madarin Oranges Thursday: Meat Calzone, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Friday: Pita ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Concord Singers headline ‘A Holly Jolly Christmas Show’ NEW ULM — The State Street Theater Company will present ‘A Holly Jolly Christmas’, a holiday variety show featuring the Concord Singers on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. with a matinee performance on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. The ...

Off the Shelf: Holiday inspiration

The Parade of Lights has ushered in the holiday season here in New Ulm! If you’re in the holiday spirit, you can find inspiration for the season with these new holiday books, available at the New Ulm Library. The holidays are a time to get together with family and friends. If you are ...

Park & Rec Report

Adult Basketball League: Get your buddies together for 5-on-5 un-officiated basketball league! League will play Sunday evenings beginning Dec. 2 and run until late February/early March. Fee is just $150 per team. Registration forms are available at the Rec Center or online at newulmmn.gov. ...

Turner Ladies gift

A payment on at $10,000 pledge was made to the Turner Hall Capital Campaign from the Turner Hall Ladies, Tuesday. Barb Becker hands Ed Weber, co-chair of the capital campaign the check. Weber said the campaign’s goals is to pave the parking lot, renovate the kitchen and fix the sanitary ...

NUHS Class of 1978 40 Year Reunion

The New Ulm High School class of 1978 had their 40th Class Reunion on Saturday, September 29. The class size was originally 302 and 17 have passed away since. Those in attendance are pictured as follows: front row left to right – Diane Berg, Betti Hanson Kamolz, Nancy Backer Genelin, Nancy ...

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 ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: BBQ Pork Sandwich, Corn, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Tuesday: Beef Steak Fingers, Bread, Broccoli, Pineapple Wednesday: Silly Fish Muggets, Broccoli, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Hamburger Soup & Bread, Green Beans, Vegetable ...

Off the Shelf: A new face at the library

There’s a new face at the library. I’m excited to join the staff at the New Ulm Public Library as the new Library Director. I cruised into town in the waning days of October hoping to get a peek at a prolonged autumn. The snow seems to have followed.  The time has flown by yet I’ve been ...

Park & Rec Report

Open Broomball runs Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Civic Center. Admission is $4.75 per person or punch cards are available for $42.75 for a 12-punch card. This is a non-checking league, open to men and women, ages 18 or older. Players may divide into teams for a fun, competitive workout ...

St. Mary’s Men’s Ham Dinner Sunday

NEW ULM — The men of St. Mary’s Parish in New Ulm are hosting their 31st annual Men’s Ham Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The menu includes ham, corn, potatoes, coleslaw, beverages and ice cream. The cost is $10 for adults, and $5 for children 14 and under. ...

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 ...

Home for Christmas, 1944

NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts & Culture and State Street Theater Co. present “Home for Christmas, 1944” on Friday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m., featuring Patrick Dewane in a multi-media one-man show. It takes place on the stage at the historic State Street Theater at 1 N. State Street. ...

NUHS Class of 1963 Reunion

Submitted photo The New Ulm High School Class of 1963 held its 55th anniversary reunion on Oct. 20 at the New Ulm Country Club. Pictured above, left to right: Front row: Diana Walth, Ronda Rolstad, Pam Schmiesing Schultz, Jerry Scharbach, Larry Luepke, Rich Schugel, George Brown, Lonny ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Tator Tot Hot Dish, Bread, Vegetable Sticks, Mixed Vegetables, Fruit Tuesday: Soft Shelled Tacos, Corn, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Wednesday: NO SCHOOL Thursday: NO SCHOOL Friday: NO SCHOOL St. Paul’s Lutheran School Monday: Chicken Shapes, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

St. John’s Cookie Bake Dec. 8 and 9 SEARLES — St. John the Baptist Church in Searles is holding its Cookie Bake on Dec. 8 and 9. Order Forms available at www.holycrossafc.org or by contacting Carol Waibel at 359-4339. All orders are due by Dec. 2. There are 19 varieties at $4.25 a ...

Off the Shelf: Get out of that reading slump!

Do you ever find yourself in a slump where you just can’t get invested in any of the books you read and nothing piques your interest? I have been struggling with a reading slump this fall, which is unfortunate, since this is the perfect time of year to get cozy with a book! When a reading ...

CHS Class of 1973 Reunion

Submitted photo The Cathedral High School Class of 1973 held its 45th anniversary reunion on Sept. 14 and 15. Of 88 graduating classmates, six have died, with 28 in attendance. Pictured above at Turner Hall are: Front row: Jean (Guggisberg) Sturm, Jaye Vogel, Terry Sveine, Steve Dunham, Joan ...

Park & Rec Report

Open Broomball runs Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Civic Center. Admission is $4.75 per person or punch cards are available for $42.75 for a 12-punch card. This is a non-checking league, open to men and women, ages 18 or older. Players may divide into teams for a fun, competitive workout ...