Communities

American Legion Auxiliary sends 3 to Girls State

NEW ULM — The Seifert-Bianchi American Legion Post 132 Auxiliary is sending three local girls to attend Girls State, June 10-16 on the campus of Bethel University, St. Paul. It will be a week of learning about government, and the delegates will be involved in setting up a state government, ...

Off the ShelfLeaving with the best memories

As I finish my final weeks at New Ulm Public Library, I have been reflecting on nine years in this community and can’t believe how fast the time has passed. It seems just yesterday that Richmond and Connie Scharf hosted a welcome gathering for me with the Library Board, Library and City staff ...

Presidential Awards

New Ulm Middle School recently recognized their Presidential Award winners at a school assembly. Every student in school is tested in 5 areas which are; Mile Run, Sit and Reach, Pull-ups/Flexed Arm Hang, Shuttle Run, and Sit Ups Each person who gets the Presidential Award has to score in the ...

American Legion names Boys State delegates

NEW ULM — Americanism Chairman Alberta Marth-Wohlfeil has announced that the Seifert-Bianchi American Legion Post 132 will again sponsor three local boys to attend Boys State June 10-16 on the campus of St. John's University, Collegeville. It will be a week of learning about government,and ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Concerts in German Park begin June 4 with the Concord Singers taking the stage at 7 p.m. Bring the family early to enjoy the Puppet Wagon and the new Playground! The Puppet Wagon is a summertime favorite for all ages, shows start tomorrow, June 4th for the summer! Puppeteers ...

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: Conversations from the Cubicles: The end of an era

Betty: As you know, readers who love the Penderwicks REALLY love them. Kris: Yes, I’ve heard you raving about them. B: My sister was eagerly awaiting the next book and tried to look online to find out about it. She was aghast when she ran across the title: “Die Penderwicks.” K: ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Rich and the Resistors, Teddy Bear Band coming to GFW schools on Friday Rich and the Resistors plus Eddie Hughes as Elvis, and the Teddy Bear Band are coming to GFW schools on Friday, June 1st. In the evening at 7pm, T-Bird community arts council is sponsoring Rich and the ...

Balge to present concert Sunday

MANKATO — Pianist Bethel Balge presents a free concert with violinist Peter McGuire, cellist Sharon Mautner-Rodgers, and soprano Jennifer Haugen on Sunday, June 3 at 7 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran College’s Trinity Chapel. This concert is Balge's final project for having received the ...

See.Safe.Smart: When biking: Protect your melon

May is National Bike Month and it’s a great time to get your bike out of storage and enjoy the beautiful weather in Minnesota this time of year. It’s also a great time to talk about this month’s SEE.SAFE. SMART. safety campaign message, which is “Protect Your Melon.” When heading out ...

Park & Rec Report

Bavarian Castle Playground at German is installed. The poured in place rubber surfacing is being poured this weekend. It is imperative the surface is kept free of foot and animal traffic to allow proper curing of the surface. Please stay off until all fencing and signage has been removed. We ...

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 ...

Oakwood Church gives to Crisis Nursery

Submitted photo Oakwood Church, to help fulfill their mission statement to “Transform Lives with Love and Faith in Jesus,” recently held a Spaghetti Supper to raise money and recruit volunteers for the Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery. A total of $1,500 was donated after expenses. The ...

MNCU Scholarship

SouthPoint Financial Credit Union Branch President of Sleepy Eye Randy Reinarts and MNCU Foundation Scholarship Council recipient Alex Sellner are pictured above. Sellner, from Fairfax, a student at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, won a $1,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Credit Union ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Nominations being sought for Brown County Outstanding Seniors NEW ULM — Nominations are now being accepted until June 20 for the Brown County Outstanding Senior Citizen recognition for 2018. Seniors who have reached the age of 70 by June 1, 2018 can be nominated. Recognition will be based ...

School Lunch Menusa

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Summer Break Tuesday: Summer Break Wednesday: Summer Break Thursday: Summer Break Friday: Summer Break St. Paul’s Lutheran School Monday: No School Tuesday: Chicken Tacos in a bag, Lettuce, Diced Tomatoes, Peas, Refried Beans, ...

Off the Shelf: Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program 2018

We’re going to rock around the library, Rock this summer come and see. The reading program starts June 4th, Kids will come from the south and the north They’ll read lots of books and mark their sheets to keep track, And when they’re done they will come right back Come on in ...

NU Chiropractic donation

Submitted photo Dr. Steve Hawkins and New Ulm Chiropractic did a promotion during the Home and Health Show this spring. For a $20 donation to the New Ulm American Legion, patients could come into the office and receive all new patient services at no charge. It was a very successful promotion ...

Nick Mueller Memorial Scholarship

The 13th annual Nick Mueller Memorial Scholarship was presented to graduating senior, Madalyn Stewart at the NUHS 2018 Senior Awards Ceremony. One of Nick’s dreams was to become a police officer; however, he died suddenly in September of 2004 from an acute asthma attack. His mother, Nancy, ...

Park & Rec Report

Hermann Monument open Sunday, May 20 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and for the season beginning Saturday, May 26. We anticipate intermittent closings for shorter periods of time throughout the summer. The interpretive Center will remain closed due to the Comprehensive Historic Building Conditions ...

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