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Lions walk to ‘D-Feet’ Children’s Hearing Loss

Submitted photo Twelve New Ulm Lions and friends participated in the 7th annual Lions “D-Feet Children’s Hearing Loss” walk on Saturday, June 2 at the U of M Landscape Arboretum, Chaska. Over $114,000 was raised for the Lions Children’s Hearing Center at the University of Minnesota by ...

Park & Rec Report

German Park Bavarian Castle Playground Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting (rescheduled from last week) will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 18. The public is encouraged to come! Afterward, stay for the Puppet Show and the Community Concert! Please stay out of the newly seeded areas that ...

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: Upcoming book adaptations

Most avid readers will agree: The book is always better than the movie. But that does not mean that the movie or television adaptation won’t be pretty good, too! It seems that there is always a new spate of book adaptations on the horizon; here are some recent notable adaptations. Hulu has ...

Honor Roll: Lafayette Charter School

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Charter School has announced its Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance list: Grade 4 A Honor Roll: Rachel Lund B Honor Roll: Will Lang, Stevee Pena, Alexander Williams Grade 5 A Honor Roll: Isabelle Miller B Honor Roll: Robert Lund, Kristopher Mikkalson, ...

Swedefest at Bernadotte June 23

LAFAYETTE — Bernadotte Lutheran Church of rural Lafayette will host its 24th annual “Swedefest” Saturday, June 23. The event includes family entertainment, a Swedish Mid-Summer picnic, a silent auction, horse-drawn wagon rides, kids’ activities, and more. Events begin at 4 p.m. ...

College News

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence after the spring 2018 semester at South Dakota State University. To earn dean’s list distinctions in SDSU’s colleges, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and must have earned at least a 3.5 ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Make butter at Historic Kiesling House on Sunday, June 17 NEW ULM — Following a slight delay in getting the 2018 started, the Historic Kiesling House will open Saturday, June 16. The house, built in 1861 by pioneer settlers Friedrich & Caroline Kiesling, underwent major repairs and this ...

Park & Rec Report

German Park Bavarian Castle Playground Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 11. The public is encouraged to come! Afterward, stay for the first night of Rec on the Go, Puppet Show and the Community Concert! Please stay out of the newly seeded areas that ...

Lafayette Pie and Ice Cream social June 15

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette American Legion Auxiliary will host a pie and ice cream social on Friday, June 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. at the Lafayette Community Center. The menu will include riblet sandwiches, hotdogs, chips, beans, pie and dessert and ice cream. Stay to hear the Lafayette ...

Sort your photos and papers class at Library

NEW ULM — Bring a small box of your personal papers and/or photographs to a hands-on “Sort Your Stuff” organization class on Thursday, June 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Library staff will discuss strategies for sorting and provide guidance as you work on your own ...

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 ...

Hub Club supports 4-H leadership training

Submitted photo The New Ulm Farm City Hub Club donated $750 each to the Brown and Nicollet County 4-H Federations recently. 4-H program coordinators from the counties accepted the donations at the Hub Club Board meeting Tuesday, May 1. The funds have been earmarked for leadership training. ...

Hub Club presents ag books to schools

Submitted photo To help students learn more about farming, the New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club presented books about agriculture to the libraries of seven area elementary schools and two public libraries recently. This year’s book donation consisted of three books — one about dairy, one about ...

Three receive Eagle Scout awards

NEW ULM — Connor Schaper, Glenn Howell, and Kyle Brunner of New Ulm Boy Scout Troop 25 were awarded scouting’s highest advancement rank of Eagle Scout on Saturday, May 26. New Ulm Boy Scout Troop 25 is sponsored by the New Ulm Optimist Club. Connor Schaper is the son of Blake and Patti ...

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 ...

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