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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 ...

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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Sausage making at Kiesling House NEW ULM — Visitors are invited to learn how to make sausage at New Ulm’ Historic Kiesling House on Sunday, July 23, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Help grind the meat and stuff the casings for the sausage. Learn about the various processes involved in making ...

Gayle O’Connor elected New Ulm Lions president

NEW ULM — Lions President, Gayle O’Connor, as well as 15 other New Ulm Lions, were installed onto the Lions Club of New Ulm Board of Directors on July 13 at Turner Hall. The Lions Club of New Ulm Board of Directors also include 1st Vice President, Carl Enck; 2nd Vice President, to be ...

Girl Scouts abroad

Submitted photo Girl Scout troop 30158 from New Ulm traveled to London and Paris in June. The scouts raised funds and planned the trip for several years. The objectives of the trip included studying different cultures, history, art and architecture. The girls spent nine days in London and ...

Minnesota State Fair Trip

NEW ULM — The registration deadline is approaching for the New Ulm Community Education’s trip to the Minnesota State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 31. Bus will leave at 6:30 a.m. from the Middle School Parking Lot on South Garden Street and leave the fair at 4 p.m. Charter Bus Fee: $25 payable ...

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“Jack and the Beanstalk” tonight NEW ULM — With a cast of over 50 local students in grades 3-9, “Jack and the Beanstalk” is being presented Friday, July 14, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 15, at 1 p.m. in the New Ulm High School Theater. Tickets for the performances are $2. This ...

State Street Theater Co. presents ‘Wizard of Oz’

NEW ULM — On July 20th, State Street Theater Company opens its production of the classic story The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The show brings together actors of all ages from the New Ulm and surrounding communities to tell the tale of Dorothy Gale and her encounters with the Munchkins, ...

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Deutcher Sprachklub to meet at Bavarian Blast parade Sunday NEW ULM — The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub normally meets at the German Bohemian Historical Society library. Since the time of this Sunday’s meeting is usually from 1 to 3 p.m. and this is also the time of the Bavarian Blast ...

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Epilepsy Foundation to visit Mankato MANKATO — The Epilepsy Foundation of MN will provide a free seizure recognition and response training class on Monday, July 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mankato Clinic, Conference Room B. They will share how the public can get involved at their ...

Historic Kiesling House features Spinning Demonstration Saturday

NEW ULM — The Historic Kiesling House, 220 N. Minnesota St., will feature a wool spinning demonstration by expert spinner, JoAnn Huss on Saturday, July 8, from 1 to 4 p.m.. Huss enjoys interacting with audiences and teaching her craft. Items related to spinning will be on display. ...

Heartland Express to observe July 4 Holiday

NEW ULM — In observance of the 4th of July holiday, the Brown County Heartland Express transit service will not be operating and the office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. Regular service will resume on Wednesday, July 5. To schedule rides for Wednesday, July 5, patrons are requested to ...

Suzuki School Pops Camp to present final performance

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Suzuki School’s Pops Camp is presenting its final performance this Friday at 7 p.m. at the New Ulm High School. The guest clinician is Carl Rieke from Georgia with a special performance by Peter McGuire (solo in Mendelssohn ‘Violin Concerto in E Minor’). Over ...

Free Book Wednesday at MVAC Thrift & More

NEW ULM — MVAC’s Thrift & More Store is hoping to place lots of free books into the hands of children this summer with their Free Book Wednesday program. “Any child 13 or under can receive a free kid’s book when they come into the store on Wednesdays. No purchase is necessary,” ...

Turner Hall donation

Submitted Photo United Prairie Bank recently donated $6,000 to Turner Hall’s Capital Campaign. This campaign will raise $500,000 for paving the parking lot and a major remodel to the kitchen. Construction on the kitchen begins in December and is expected to take two months. Front Row: ...

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Free Book Wednesday at MVAC Thrift & More NEW ULM — MVAC’s Thrift & More Store is hoping to place lots of free books into the hands of children this summer with their Free Book Wednesday program. “Any child 13 or under can receive a free kid’s book when they come into the ...

Gibbon Independence Day concert

GIBBON — The Greater Gibbon Area Uncommon Band of Renown will hold an old-fashioned Independence Day Celebration on Friday, June 30, in Gibbon City Park. Activities include patriotic crafts at 6 p.m., a family-friendly, all-ages kickball game at 6:45 p.m. (if you can kick, you can play), a ...

“Murder: Say Nix to Hollywood” at the Brown County Museum July 14

NEW ULM — Hollywood comes to New Ulm, at least for an upcoming Murder Mystery dinner theatre production on Friday, July 14 at 6:15 p.m. at the Brown County Historical Society located at 2 N. Broadway. The mystery is set in one of New Ulm’s most beloved and German looking building. The ...

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Free Community Breakfast Saturday NEW ULM — A Free Community Breakfast is being held Saturday, June 24, at First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway, New Ulm. Come from 8 to 10 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage. All are welcome. Malecki Rogers to visit library with ...

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