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Lafayette Lions to hold Belgian waffle breakfast LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Area Lions Club will host its annual Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Lafayette Community Center. Serving for the breakfast/brunch will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes all-you-can ...

3M Club donates to Relay for Life

3M Club donated $500 to Relay for Life as part of the Christmas Dinner Dance. Accepting the check is Jessica Zanke. From left are Jessica Zanke and Amy Scheibel

3M Club donates to Area Food Shelf

Submitted photos 3M Club of New Ulm donated $500 to the New Ulm Area Food Shelf as part of the 3M Club Christmas Dinner/Dance held on Dec. 1. Accepting the check is Brad Kirk. From left are Koni Filzen, Amy Scheibel and Brad Kirk

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Early Childhood Screening next week NEW ULM — Early Childhood Screening is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Screening is available to any child who is between the ages of 3 years and Kindergarten. During screening children will participate in ...

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Big Ideas offering classes in 2019 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 well done. ...

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Adult Winter Reading Program at Library Those aged 16 and older are invited to participate in the free Adult Winter Reading Program at New Ulm Public Library from Wednesday, January 2 through Friday, March 1. This year's program is "Book Bingo." Participants can pick up a Bingo card at the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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St. George Youth Bingo Sunday ST. GEORGE — The youth members of the St. George Catholic United Financial are sponsoring a “Holiday Bingo” Sunday, afternoon Dec. 2, at 1:30 p.m. in the St. George parish center. Prizes for the bingo will be holiday articles and treats. Desserts, ...

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Concord Singers headline ‘A Holly Jolly Christmas Show’ NEW ULM — The State Street Theater Company will present ‘A Holly Jolly Christmas’, a holiday variety show featuring the Concord Singers on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. with a matinee performance on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. The ...

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St. John’s Cookie Bake Dec. 8 and 9 SEARLES — St. John the Baptist Church in Searles is holding its Cookie Bake on Dec. 8 and 9. Order Forms available at www.holycrossafc.org or by contacting Carol Waibel at 359-4339. All orders are due by Dec. 2. There are 19 varieties at $4.25 a ...

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Minnesota Valley Chorale announces 40th anniversary concert series MANKATO — Join Minnesota Valley Chorale for their Fall Concert Series celebrating its 40th season. The concert features the world premiere of “In Glory Everlasting” by David Von Kampen, commissioned for the chorale’s ...

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Christian Mothers Bazaar Sunday NEW ULM — The Christian Mothers of Cathedral Parish are sponsoring a Luncheon & Bazaar on, Sunday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Leifeld Hall at Cathedral Parish, 605 N. State Street. The menu includes potato salad, landjaegers, pulled-pork ...

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The Grand accepting art for ArtScape Juried Art Show NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts and Culture is accepting submissions for the 10th Annual New Ulm ArtScape Juried Art Show on Saturday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2017 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to ...

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Pedestrian crashes, fatalities increase in fall months ST. PAUL — More hours of darkness this time of year increase the number of pedestrian crashes and fatalities, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. As the days get shorter, motorists and pedestrians should use ...

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New Release Movie at Library NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released DVD on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 114 minutes. Popcorn will be served at this free event, which is sponsored by the Optimist Club of New Ulm. For more ...

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Erin Hart to lead book discussion NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library and CASTLE will welcome author Erin Hart to the library on Friday, October 19 at 1:30 p.m. Hart will discuss her second book in the Nora Gavin and Cormac Maguire series, “Lake of Sorrows,” which is set in Ireland and ...

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Gem & Mineral Society to meet MORGAN — The New Ulm Gem & Mineral Society will meet Sunday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. at the Morgan Public Library in the lower level meeting room. Everyone is invited to attend. Bring your rocks, fossils gems for identification. For more information call ...

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“Butler” event tickets available NEW ULM — Tickets are available for “Theatre After Hours”, an opening night afterglow for the State Street Theater Company play “The Butler Did It,” on Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. at MonaLena, 225 North Minnesota Street. Mingle with the cast of the play ...

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“Brown County Ballrooms” Open House NEW ULM — The public is invited to visit the Brown County Historical Society Museum Annex at 2 North Broadway in New Ulm on Saturday, October 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is currently exhibiting the “History of Brown County Ballrooms.” ...