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St. George Harvest Festival Sunday ST. GEORGE — The St. George Catholic Church of West Newton Township is holding its annual Harvest festival on Sunday, Sept. 10. The day begins with a Heritage Mass at 8:30 a.m., with music provided by the Wendinger Band. This will be followed by the ...

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Eagles 5000 5K on Sept. 16 NEW ULM — The Friends of ISD88 will be putting on the sixth annual Eagles 5000 5k and kids k races Saturday, September 16 at the New Ulm High School at 9 A.M. (5k) and 10 a.m. (kids k). Online or same day registrations accepted. See www.friendsofisd88.org for ...

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German Language Class offered NEW ULM — District 88 Community Education is offering an intensive German language class from 6-8:15 p.m. the week of Oct. 23-27. Classes will be held Monday through Friday, 6 to 8:15 p.m. in the Washington Learning Center Room #104. Cost is $180. The class ...

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NU Gem & Mineral Society to meet Sept. 10 MORGAN — The New Ulm Gem & Mineral Society will meet Sunday, Sept. 10 at the Morgan Public Library in the lower meeting room at 1 p.m. After a short meeting there will be a presentation on agates followed by door prize, silent auction and ...

Brown County Farm Bureau along with Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation and Schwartz Farms Inc. donated $350.00 to each FFA Chapter in the county - New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Springfield. The money will be used for Agriculture Education purposes. Accepting the donation for New Ulm FFA are (l-r) Kelsy Brandt-FFA Advisor, Hannah Altmann-Vice President, Jeff Nelson-FFA Advisor, Audra Bastian-Treasurer, Zach Hoffmann-Reporter and Jacob Radloff-President from Greg Bartz-Brown County Farm Bureau President.

Farm Bureau donates to New Ulm FFA

Submitted photo Brown County Farm Bureau along with Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation and Schwartz Farms Inc. donated $350.00 to each FFA Chapter in the county - New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Springfield. The money will be used for Agriculture Education purposes. Accepting the donation for New Ulm ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: NO SCHOOL Tuesday: Hamburger Sandwich, Cheese Option, Tator Tots/Carrot Sticks, Peaches Wednesday: Pepponi Pizza or, Chef's Salad Option, Corn / Carrot Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Chicken Fajita, Mixed Vegetables, Carrot Sticks/ Lettuce, Pears Friday: NO ...

zAmya Theater Project coming to New Ulm

Stop Staring. Start Seeing. NEW ULM — The zAmya Theater Project will be coming to New Ulm for a play performance on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 4 p.m. at the New Ulm Public High School Auditorium, 1600 Oak Street. The zAmya troupe is based out of St. Stephen’s Human Services, a Minneapolis ...

In early August members of New Ulm Boy Scouts Troop 25 and some siblings plus adults went on a one day “cheap thrills” trip to St. Cloud. They canoed the Mississippi, visited the dam, and spent hours jumping the rock cliffs in Quarry Park and Nature Preserve (below). They ended the day at a buffet restaurant. First Row: Left to right-Amy Johnson, Anton Leonard, Cindy Bode, Amanda Vogel, Meghan Leonard. 2nd Row: Parker Sunderman, Dylan Kotten, Brian Longtin, Joey Gag, Brock Carlson, Ethan Richter, Jacob Vogel. Keenan Davis, Patrick Leonard. 3rd Row: Chris Surprenant, David Bode, Ben Hubbard, Bennett Carlson, Isaac Davis, Joe Leonard, John Vogel, Steve Bode. Not pictured - Tom Henderson and Kara Carlson - Trip Leader.

Boy Scout Water Adventure

Submitted Photo In early August members of New Ulm Boy Scouts Troop 25 and some siblings plus adults went on a one day “cheap thrills” trip to St. Cloud. They canoed the Mississippi, visited the dam, and spent hours jumping the rock cliffs in Quarry Park and Nature Preserve (below). ...

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CASTLE Lifelong Learning kickoff Aug. 22 NEW ULM — C.A.S.T.L.E., Community And Seniors Together Learning Environment, will kickoff its sixth year with a Chamber Music Concert and Party on Aug. 22, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the State Street Theater, Center &State Streets, New Ulm. ...

Minnesota Valley Chorale auditions

MANKATO — The Minnesota Valley Chorale is holding auditions for new members on Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 6-8 pm at Ylvisaker Hall on the campus of Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota. The Chorale is a group of dedicated vocalists who gather to rehearse and perform vocal works from ...

Mending Spirits Fundraiser at McDonald’s

NEW ULM — Mending Spirits Animal Rescue is partnering with McDonalds in New Ulm to hold a McFundraiser Night. The McFundraiser Night will be held on Wednesday, August 16, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at McDonalds in New Ulm. Mending Spirits Animal Rescue will receive a percentage both from ...

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Local artist Maggie Schwab will demonstrate chair caning at the Historic Kiesling House this Sunday.

Chair caning demonstration at Historic Kiesling Hous

NEW ULM — Local artist Maggie Schwab will demonstrate chair caning at THE Historic Kiesling House, 220 N. Minnesota St., this Sunday, Aug. 6, from 1-4 p.m. The heritage art of chair caning is being kept alive by contemporaries interested in preserving this interesting art form. The public ...

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Lind descendants visit

Bill Beck, a great-grandson of former Governor John Lind, recently visited the Lind House with his family. Bill’s mother, Mary Lind Beck, is a granddaughter of John Lind and was on the U.S. Olympic ski team in the 1960’s.  Bill lives in Idaho and is pictured with his wife Jennifer and their sons William and John.

Lind descendants visit

Submitted photo Bill Beck, a great-grandson of former Governor John Lind, recently visited the Lind House with his family. Bill’s mother, Mary Lind Beck, is a granddaughter of John Lind and was on the U.S. Olympic ski team in the 1960’s. Bill lives in Idaho and is pictured with his wife ...

State Street Theater Halloween Haunt

NEW ULM — The Haunted Theater, or whatever they decide to call it, is taking shape and State Street Theater needs people’s fiendish talent to make it a success. Vickie Kuehn has completed the floor plan for this year’s Haunted Theater at the State Street Theater, and construction will ...

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Jefferson Elementary School Open House NEW ULM — Jefferson Elementary School will hold Open House on the following dates/times: Tuesday, Aug 29 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. for families with last names starting with A-L. Wednesday, Aug. 30 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. for families with last names ...

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McFundraiser for First Choice Pregnancy Services Wednesday, Aug. 9 NEW ULM — First Choice Pregnancy Services will hold a McFundraiser on Wednesday, Aug. 9, from 4 to 7 p.m., at McDonald’s in New Ulm. A portion of the sales during that time will be donated to First Choice Pregnancy ...

Alliance Bank recently donated $9,000 to Turner Hall’s Capital Campaign. This campaign will raise $500,000 for paving the parking lot and a major remodel of the kitchen, A portion of the parking lot has been completed and construction on the kitchen begins in December and is expected to take two months.
Pictured above are Virginia Suker Moldan, Turner Hall Manager, Kathleen Backer, Rob Reuter, Allianace Bank president, Dan Beranek and Janell Chrobak.

Turner Hall donation

Alliance Bank recently donated $9,000 to Turner Hall’s Capital Campaign. This campaign will raise $500,000 for paving the parking lot and a major remodel of the kitchen, A portion of the parking lot has been completed and construction on the kitchen begins in December and is expected to take ...

Jim Dehn

Jim Dehn is Senior Commodore for Aquatennial

MINNEAPOLIS — Jim Dehn, a former resident of New Ulm, was selected as the Minneapolis Aquatennial Senior Alumni Association’s 2018 Senior Commodore at the organization’s Coronation held at the Bloomington Event Center on July 21. Dehn grew up in New Ulm and now resides in St. Paul. He ...

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Making Shoes and Wool Spinning to be featured at Lind House NEW ULM — The art of making shoes and spinning wool will be featured at the Historic Kiesling House, 220 N. Washington St., on Sunday. The Shoe Lady, Pegeen Rozeske, a historical reenactor, shoe maker and New Ulm resident will ...

At their June 29th meeting, the New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen presented the Let’s Go Fishing Sleepy Eye Chapter with a $1000. donation. NU Area Sport Fishermen Secretary, Ross Nelson. second from right, presented the check to Let’s Go Fishing Sleepy Eye Chapter members (from left) Gerry & Linda Schueler, & Dave & Dori Theneman.

Let’s Go Fishing

Submitted photo At their June 29th meeting, the New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen presented the Let’s Go Fishing Sleepy Eye Chapter with a $1000. donation. NU Area Sport Fishermen Secretary, Ross Nelson. second from right, presented the check to Let’s Go Fishing Sleepy Eye Chapter members ...

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