New Ulm

Castle lists spring classes

NEW ULM – CASTLE Lifelong Learning begins the 2018 Spring Term on April 9 at 1:30 pm at the New Ulm Library with a book discussion of Walter Issacson’s “Leonardo.” Counting 100 participating CASTLE members at any one time, facilitators Kris Wiley and Dave Martinka hope for a big ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Hot Dog on a Bun, Baked Beans, Veggie Sticks/Lettuce, Peaches Tuesday: Beef Steak Fingers, Bread, Winter Blend Vegetable, Pineapple Wednesday: Hamburger Rice Hot Dish, Sweet Corn, Mandarin Oranges Thursday: Meat Calzone, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce, Mixed ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Palm Sunday Easter Egg hunt NEW ULM — Oakwood Church, 1630 Oakwood Ave., is sponsoring a Palm Sunday Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 25, following Children’s Church. The church service starts at 9:30 a.m.. Moneys raised for the animals will go to Foundation Farms, located in Gibbon. ...

The BCHS presents: Women Recalling WWI

Submitted photo The Brown County Historical Society invites the public to attend Women Recalling WWI on Tuesday, March 20 at the New Ulm Country Club. Dinner at 6 p.m., program at 7 p.m. The program will feature reflections on WWI as shared by a nurse, Gold Star mother, a politician woven ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Chamber announces spring Hot Topics schedule NEW ULM — Taking advantage of warmer weather and a change in seasons, the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce is announcing a strong Hot Topics schedule for spring. “We’ve got a lot of irons in the fire to improve this community and the ...

Princess Kay charms kids at Farm Show

NEW ULM — The second day of the 2018 Farm Show started with rush. Farm City Hub President Beth Fluegge said there was a group of people waiting for the doors to open at 10 a.m. Fluegge said there were 111 vendors at this year’s show and 125 booths. Many of the early visitors were ...

Laser Tag popular draw for Teen Days of Play

NEW ULM — Saturday night the New Ulm Recreation Center hosted free laser tag to area teenagers as part of its Days of Play event. This was first Days of Play event for teenagers. Recreation Program Supervisor Joey Schugel said wanted to have an event to engage the teenagers that was safe ...

Trade Show gives visitors a taste of frontier life

NEW ULM — If you like wearing coon skin hats or are in the market for a new muzzle-loading rifle, Turner Hall s the place to be this weekend. The 37th Annual New Ulm Trade Fair and Living History Event, sometimes known as the Black Powder Show, began Saturday morning and will continue ...

MVL Speech Team at Sibley East

ARLINGTON — The MVL speech team traveled to Arlington Saturday to compete in the Sibley East speech tournament. Stephanie Dose placed 6th in Discussion, and in Extemporaneous Reading, Maida Jaspersen placed 5th, Emma Niebuhr placed 4th, and Lauren Schauer received an Honorable Mention. In ...

Park & Rec Report

Harman Park Warming House is closed for the season. Rinks are unable to be maintained. Tiny Tot Open Swim March 16 from 9:30-11 a.m. Shallow area of the pool will be open to bring your tot for splashing fun! There will be toys out. Cost is $2.50 per tot. Whirlpool closed during this ...

Plenty to see in New Ulm this weekend

Whether your interests ar modern farm technology, or early 1800s living, there was plenty to see in New Ulm this weekend. Between the Farm City Hub Club’s Farm Show and the New Ulm Black Powder Trade Show there was something for everyone.

Free health screening for children with bone, muscle, joint problems

NEW ULM — Families with children with bone, muscle or joint problems are invited to a complimentary screening clinic in New Ulm, hosted by Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. Children will be evaluated to see if their bone, muscle, or joint problem is a treatable condition at Shriners ...

Fun at the Farm Show

NEW ULM — Traffic in the Brown and Nicollet County Farm Bureau booth at the 37th Annual New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club Farm Show at the New Ulm Civic Center was relatively busy Friday. Rural residents were bringing in well water to be tested at no charge for nitrates and all getting favorable ...

Cathedral sending three to state science fair

NEW ULM — Cathedral High School is asking for community support to send three students to the State Science and Engineering Fair. Six students qualified for the state competition during the regional science fair. Three have opted to continue on to the state competition in Brooklyn ...

Heading to Math Counts State Meet

St. Paul’s Lutheran Elementary School’s MathCounts team embarked Friday for the state competition in Minneapolis today (Saturday, March 10). Pictured left to right, front row: Mark Spengler and Isaiah Rogotzke; back row: Coach Greg Thiesfeldt, Isaiah Carlovsky and Joshue Giefer.

Florida governor signs gun limits

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a far-reaching school-safety bill Friday that places new restrictions on guns in the aftermath of a deadly school shooting, cementing his state's break with the National Rifle Association. The NRA immediately fought back with a ...

Film Society to show ‘Salaam Bombay’

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Film Society continues its Women Director series with the Hindi film “Salaam Bombay.” The screening will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March, 13 in the New Ulm Public library. Members of the Film Society will facilitate discussion about the film before and after the ...

Hot Topics will focus on Hwy 14/15 Gateway New Ulm project

NEW ULM — As winter closes down, Minnesota’s other season approaches: Road Construction. New Ulm is in a cycle of three years of significant transportation construction and investment. 2018’s major project of bridge replacement and 7th Street streetscape will impact employees, visitors ...

St. Anthony Elementary – Kindergarten Roundup

NEW ULM — A Kindergarten Roundup and Parent Information Meeting will take place at St. Anthony Elementary School, 514 N. Washington St., on Thursday, March 15. Children will enjoy an abbreviated day in Kindergarten and a bus ride. Mom and Dad will spend time in an informational meeting in ...

Sertoma Club seeks award nominees

NEW ULM — The Sertoma Club of New Ulm is seeking nominees for its Service to Mankind Award. Nominees should be deserving individuals who give generously of their time or talent to those in need in the New Ulm area, without seeking recognition in return. Names, along with a description of ...

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