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3M Club donates to DAV

The 3M Club donated $500 to the DAV from the 3M Club Christmas Dinner/Dance. Accepting the check for the DAV is Dan Meyer. (L to R) Koni Filzen, Amy Scheibel and Dan Meyer.

LWV forum explains ins and outs of legislative process

NEW ULM — Members of the community had the chance to expand their knowledge on Minnesota’s legislative process at the New Ulm Public Library Saturday. Nick Harper, lawyer, lobbyist and civic engagement director for the League of Women Voters Minnesota, held a presentation and public ...

Sewing for Sight

60 volunteers (above) sewed tirelessly creating quilts to be auctioned at the Sewing for Sight fundraiser at St. George Catholic Church Saturday. All proceeds go to the Foundation for Saving Sight and the people of San Lucas-Toliman, Guatemala.

Commissioners to consider uncollected claims

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will consider writing off $4,860 for claims submitted for homecare services provided in its adult home visiting program or enter into a provider agreement to resubmit claims on Tuesday, Jan. 15. On Oct. 23, Brown County Public Health requested ...

MVL wins Sibley East Knowledge Bowl

Submitted photo Sibley East hosted a Knowledge Bowl meet at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato on Friday, Jan. 11. MVL Black (113) took first place, followed by Jordan Gold(89), MVL Blue (87.5), MVL Gold (87.5), and Fairmont Turtle Green (87.5) Pictured above: Back Row, MVL Black: ...

New Ulm Middle School concert

Submitted photo The New Ulm Middle School Choirs for 5th and 6th grades, followed by 7th and 8th grades, performed their Christmas concerts Monday night to a full auditorium at New Ulm High School. The choirs are directed by Holly Kaderlik.

Health career scholarships available

NEW ULM — Scholarships are available for the 2019-2020 school year for students who are interested in a career in the medical field or are currently pursuing their nursing degree. Medical scholarships for high school students are available through the Physicians Group of New Ulm to ...

Play Reading Society to read “Pygmalion” on Tuesday

NEW ULM — In Greek mythology, Pygmalion, an avowed woman hater, sculpted the perfect female, Galatea, and fell in love with her. Using this theme, George Bernard Shaw wrote a delightful play, “Pygmalion,” in three acts, which the Alice Lind Play Reading society will read and discuss ...

Clarification

The presentation by DNR climatologist Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld on Thursday was arranged by C.A.S.T.L.E., Community And Seniors Together Learning Environment, in New Ulm.

1919 Day celebration

Submitted photo The staff at Chuck Spaeth Ford in New Ulm celebrated 1919 Day on Wednesday (1-9-19) by serving 1919 Root Beer and root beer floats.

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

New Beginnings Church creating a new home in former store

NEW ULM — The new year ushered in new beginnings for the New Beginnings Assembly of God Church. Members of the church have been working on their new location since late 2018. Although renovations haven’t been finished, the church’s first services were held Dec. 15 in the completed ...

Park & Rec Report

Winter/Spring Activities Guide was distributed in last Sunday’s Journal! Registration begins TOMORROW, Monday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. Be sure to check out our offerings. Nu-You Lose 2 Win 60-day Weight Loss Challenge: There is still time to register for New Ulm’s second WLC! This WLC will ...

Utilities director discusses need for electric rate increase

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Utilities (NUPU) is proposing an electrical rate increase this year. Utilities Director Rod Marshall gave a presentation on the increase during the New Ulm Area Chamber sponsored Hot Topics Breakfast at the New Ulm Country Club Friday. The rate increase will ...

The Grand announces People’s Choice awards for ArtScape

NEW ULM — The 10th Annual ArtScape Juried Art Show recently closed at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture in New Ulm. The winner of this year’s People's Choice Award in the adult category is "Pug" by Brian Berle (above, right). Berle created this piece out of found metal objects. ...

Fim Society to air ‘Eight Grade’

NEW ULM—It’s tough growing up in any age, ask any middle-schooler. If you don’t know any middle school kids, consider watching the new film “Eighth Grade.” The New Ulm Film Society is screening the 2018 comedy-drama “Eighth Grade” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, at the New Ulm Public ...

Christensen Farms gives $20,000 to food banks throughout the Midwest

NEW ULM. – During the week of December 17, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, donated a total of $20,000 to food banks across the Midwest. The organization collaborated with local food banks in 15 communities in which it operates, to provide pork ...

Hy-Vee recalls cheesecakes made with Diamond Crystal Brands Mix

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its cheesecakes made with Diamond Crystal Brands cheesecake mix due to the potential that they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s ...