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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 ...

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

Alice Lind Play Reading Society NEW ULM — The Alice Lind Play Reading Society will read “The Crucible” at its next meeting, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Lind House. In 1692, in Salem Massachusetts several young girls fell ill, victims of self-imposed hallucinations and seizures. In ...

Lions Donate to Food Shelf

Submitted photo The Lions Club of New Ulm donated $500 to the New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf. Executive Director Brad Kirk (left) is shown accepting the donation from New Ulm Lions President Gayle O’Connor and Lion John Micheel. Donations of food or money are always needed. Food ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Chicken Gravy over Rice, Leetuce, Broccoli, Pineapple Tuesday: Hamburger Goulash Hotdish, Green Beans, Lettuce, Mandarine Oranges Wednesday: Pigs in a Blanket, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Thursday: Pepperoni Pizza or Chef Salad Option, Corn, ...

New Ulm Civil Ward Round Table to discuss John Quincy Adams

NEW ULM — Reverend Timothy Berg, President’s Chaplain Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Minnesota State University Mankato, will present “John Quincy Adams: One Voice Can Make a Difference!” at the Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the library. ...

Cathedral High School Class of 1968

Submitted photo The Cathedral High School Class of 1968 recently celebrated its 50-year reunion. Alumni at the reunion included (from left) � First row: Dan Beranek, Gary Scheman, Terri (Andersen) Schiller, Janice (Hillesheim) Schnobrich, Ann (Polta) Ring. Second row: Sharon (Neidecker) ...

Christmas Bird Count set for Sunday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Christmas Bird Count will be held on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 8 a.m. Participants will meet at the Hy-Vee Deli Cafe to assign count areas. Those planning on counting in their yards should let Elaine Poulson knowby calling her at 507-217-6004. Also remember to keep track of ...

Honor Roll: Cathedral High School – 1st quarter

Cathedral High School has named its honor roll for the 1st Quarter of the 2018-19 school year. A Honor Roll Grade 12: Kateri Abraham, Kayla Adema, David Berg, Lauryn Franta, Abagail Furth, Karlene Gieseke, Bridget Grathwohl, Zachary Helget, Mary Herzog, Alexander Hillesheim, Heidi Hoffman, ...

Deer Hunters donation

Submitted photo The Sioux Trails Chapter of the MN Deer Hunters Association donated $1,362.00 to the City of New Ulm Park and Recreation Department completing the local match to the MNDNR grant of $22,362.00. The trap and skeet clay target shooting facility will see improvements totaling ...

Park & Rec Report

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 is $2.50/tot. Lifeguard Training Class offered Dec. 26 (2-6 p.m.), 27, ...

Deutscher Sprachklub meets Dec. 16

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub will meet Dec. 16 at the German Bohemian Historic Society Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Any and all are welcome to join in and try their luck at speaking or just listening to New Ulm German spoken. The GBHS Library is at 1200 South Broadway rear ...

Hy-Vee donates to NUMC

Submitted photo New Ulm Hy-Vee recently donated $988.34 to support Virginia Piper Cancer Institute-New Ulm. This donation was provided from funds raised at Hy-Vee during the month of October. Donations to VPCI-New Ulm allow patients and their families to have access to the extra support and ...

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: Chicken Rice Hotdish, Green Beans, Iceberg Lettuce, Peaches Tuesday: Hot Ham & Cheese on Bun, Baked Beans, Lettuce Salad, Pears Wednesday: Grilled Chicken Patty, Sweet Corn, Lettuce, Mixed Fruit Thursday: Tater Tot Hotdish, Bread, Mixed Vegetables, ...

Santa’s Closet donation

Submitted photo Sertoma Club of New Ulm received a donation from the Flying Dutchmen Cycle Club of New Ulm for their Santa’s Closet project. Santa’s Closet provides toys, hats and mittens and books to children in need at Christmas time. Pictured: LaNaye Kral from Sertoma; Charlie Hoffman, ...

Veteran helping Veteran

On Friday, Nov. 30 Tom Cotterman (L) of Jasper\\ receives keys from Kenny Drexler of New Ulm to a van that Drexler donated through the Disabled American Veterans Donor Connect Program. Cotterman, an Army Veteran of the Gulf War who served in Somalia, is a single father of four and has ...

Off the Shelf: Sharing a good book

Sue and I were talking about what we were reading the other day. Go figure. Hazards of working with books, I guess. She said something like: “Here, this is good, I can’t tell you a thing.”? Hmm. Well, I just put that very book down this morning, and she was right about everything. I would ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Springfield Museum Christmas Tree Walk SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Museum is celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas Tree Walk. Over two dozen Christmas trees decorated by organizations in the community are on display at the museum. Each organization has come up with unique ...

2018 Snowmobile Safety Training

NEW ULM — A snowmobile safety course offered in New Ulm will provide certification required by law for anyone born after December 31, 1976. The training will start Saturday, Dec. 14 at 8 a.m. at the River Valley Dutchmen Snowmobile Club House, 24927 Main St. Essig. Participants will have ...