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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 ...

Editor’s Mailbag

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 ...

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 ...

‘Robin Hood’ performances this weekend

NEW ULM — The members of the cast of “Robin Hood” want to invite you to see their performances Friday July 13th at 7 p.m. and Saturday July 14th at 1 p.m. Admission is $2. Performances will take place in the New Ulm High School Theater. Directors Hannah and Will from Prairie Fire ...

Holstein Twilight Meeting to be held at Schroeder farm July 19

COURTLAND — The Brown and Nicollet County Holstein Associations will jointly sponsor a Twilight Meeting at Schroeder Holsteins, rural Courtland, on Thursday, July 19. The evening will include farm tours, a judging contest, an appearance by Princess Kay Emily Annexstad, cheese and crackers, ...

Off the Shelf: Random acts of kindness

There are several staffers here who drift toward World War II historical fiction and love that time period. I usually go for something more obscure, but then I fell into “Dear Mrs. Bird.” Emmy has dreams of being a war correspondent, so when a job opens at The London Evening Chronicle she ...

Impromptu rehearsal held in SSTC parking lot

Submitted photo Following Monday night’s power outage in New Ulm, the cast and crew of the upcoming production of Mary Poppins at State Street Theater Co. chose to continue their rehearsal outside in the parking lot. Staying true to the mantras “the show must go on” and “all the ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Concert in German Park on July 9 will have entertainment by the Ken and Ken Show Band starting at 7 p.m. Bring the family early to enjoy a special Rec on the Go program at 6 p.m. and/or the Puppet Wagon at 6:15 p.m.! Look for our new FREE Rec On the Go program traveling to 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 ...

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Ice Cream Social at Oak Hills on July 11 NEW ULM — The Auxiliary of Oak Hills is hosting an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. Culver’s Custard© and assorted toppings will be served at a cost of $5 per serving. Proceeds benefit projects to support the residents and ...

Off the Shelf: Landscaping at the Library

In 2016 The Wanda Gag Monument Committee generously donated the sculpture of Wanda Gag, a New Ulm artist and illustrator, which faces Broadway outside the New Ulm Public Library. The sculpture was designed and created by New Ulm native Jason Jasperson. In June 2018, the Committee completed its ...

Shoe Lady will present the Art of Making Shoes Sunday at the Kiesling House

NEW ULM — Programming at the Historic Kiesling House on Sunday, July 8, features Pegeen Rozeske, The Shoe Lady, a Historical Re-enactor, shoe maker and New Ulm resident. She will present the Art and Mystery of a Cordwainer. A journeyman shoemaker, Rozeske travels through time as well as ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Concert in German Park on July 2 will have entertainment Grace Community Kids and Worship Band starting at 7 p.m. Bring the family early to enjoy the Puppet Wagon at 6:15 p.m. Look for our new FREE Rec On the Go program traveling to a location near you to play games, sports, ...

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