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Bloodmobile collects 78 units of blood NEW ULM — The Red Cross Bloodmobile took in 78 units of blood on Friday, the third day of the blood drive in New Ulm. The total was four short of the daily goal of 82. An eight-gallon pin was presented to Ellen Preisinger, and 17 gallon pins were ...

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NEW ULM — The public is invited to Lunch and A Bite of History, at noon on Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Brown County Historical Society Annex. Raymond Godfrey Lehman III will present “The 93rd Infantry Division Colored of World War ll.”  General Lehman (Joe) was born in Sleepy Eye. He ...

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Lind House Association hosts Pitchfork Fondue NEW ULM — The Lind House Association is hosting its annual Pitchfork Fondue Steak Fry at Hermann Heights Park in New Ulm on Friday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu will feature sirloin steak, corn on the cob, baked beans, pickles, and Dilly ...

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Free Community Breakfast Saturday NEW ULM — A free community breakfast will be served Saturday, Aug. 25 at First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway in New Ulm. Come from 8 to 10 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage, and coffee. All are welcome! Sarah Steffel benefit ...

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Caregivers Workshop to be offered at NUMC NEW ULM — Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota will be offering a Powerful Tool for Caregivers Workshop series beginning Sept. 10 at New Ulm Medical Center. It will run for six consecutive Mondays through Oct. 15. Powerful Tools For ...

The Shoe Lady coming to the Kiesling House Sunday

NEW ULM — Programming at the Historic Kiesling House, 220 N. Minnesota St., on Sunday, Aug. 19, 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, Pegeen travels ...

MCHC holding health clinic for hunters, photo contest

MADELIA – The Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic (MCHC) is offering a specially priced health screening specifically for hunters on Wednesday, September 19 from 7 to 9 a.m. in the Clinic. Hunters that attend will have their height and weight recorded, their blood pressure checked, and ...

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Kimmel hosting Jam Session at the Coffee Hag in Mankato MANKATO — Minnesota Music Hall of Fame musician, Dick Kimmel, is hosting a series of acoustic jam sessions at the Coffee Hag, 329 N Riverfront Dr in Mankato. The first jam session will take place on Sunday, Aug. 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. ...

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Historic Kiesling House features Quilting and Wool Spinning on Sunday NEW ULM — The historic Kiesling House, 220 North Minnesota St., will showcase a quilting demonstration this Sunday, August 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. Quilters will demonstrate the art of quilting. Also, they will ...

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CAST program on Smartphones Aug. 21 NEW ULM — Community And Seniors Together (C.A.S.T.), invites everyone to a free presentation on Smartphones with Chad Aukes, owner of Tech Unlimited. It will be held ON Tuesday, August 21 at 10 a.m. at the Community Center, Room 112, 600 N. German St., New ...

Kiesling House making kraut Sunday

NEW ULM — Making sauerkraut will be demonstrated on Sunday at the Historic Kiesling House, 220 N. Minnesota St., from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to the Kiesling House is $3 per person, with no charge for children 5 and under. Sauerkraut was a typical food staple in households in and around the ...

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New Ulm Area Foundation fall grant deadline approaching NEW ULM — Jeff Braegelmann, Chairman of the Grants Committee for the New Ulm Area Foundation, reminds non-profit organizations that the deadline for the 2018 Fall Grant Cycle is Aug. 15, 2018. All grant applications should be ...

German Park playground photoshoot planned

NEW ULM — Miracle, the playground manufacturer that produced the custom German Theme Castle playground is going to be shooting professional photos to be featured in their National Catalog. They need models between the ages of 3 and 12 to be featured in the photographs. The shoot will be ...

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First Choice Fundraiser NEW ULM — First Choice Pregnancy Services will hold a fundraiser at McDonald’s in New Ulm on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. During that time a portion of the sales at McDonald’s will be donated to First Choice. First Choice volunteers will be on ...

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Puppet Show at Fairfax Library FAIRFAX — Fairfax Public Library invites everyone to a Schiffelly Puppets’ production of The Little Mermaid on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 1 p.m. Join Ariel, King Triton and other underwater friends as they try and teach the evil Ursula a lesson about bullying. ...

Christensen Farms thanks Sheriff’s Office

Submitted photo On July 3, 2018, representatives of Christensen Farms presented Officer Eric Schwarzrock of the Brown County Sheriff’s Office with a gift of $1,000. The gift was in recognition and appreciation for ALICE Trainings at held at Christensen Farms headquarters in late May and ...

NUMAS House donation

Submitted photo A donation of $1,000 was made to the NUMAS House by the St George Catholic Church on Monday July 23. The funds are a percent of the funds raised at the Spring Fever event, hosted each year by people from the St. George Church. The event has a matching grant from the Catholic ...

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Old Time Games Day at the Harkin Store WEST NEWTON — The Harkin Store will have old time games, such as pick up sticks, tic-tac-toe, checkers, dominoes, graces, rolling hoops this Sunday. Children can enjoy some time old time games, such as pick up sticks, tic-tac-toe, checkers, ...

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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 ...

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