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Puppets coming out of storage

NEW ULM — The puppet wagon is returning to New Ulm Parks this summer after a year off. The puppet wagon will ride again starting the weekend of June 14 and will be out through the next five weeks with a final performance at the Brown County Fair. The wagon had to take a hiatus in 2020 due ...

A ‘shot in the dark’ pays off

NEW ULM — After graduating from New Ulm High School in 2019 and finishing her senior season as the All-Journal Softball Player of the Year, former Eagles softball pitcher Ashlyn Donner had big goals in mind for her future in the circle. One of Donner’s biggest goals was playing Division 1 ...

Playing at another level

NEW ULM — As a high school player, Minnesota Valley Lutheran graduate Jake Kettner was often the best player on the floor, even in a tough Tomahawk Conference that featured a handful of players that went on to play at the next level. But as he transitioned into a Division II men’s ...

‘Survival Fitness’ aids breast cancer survivors

“Survival Fitness,” an eight-week class at New Ulm CrossFit focusing on yoga and strength training is helping women who have been through cancer. Created by Dr. Cori Jordan of New Ulm Medical Center and Brandy Toomer of New Ulm CrossFit, the hour-long program begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays ...

From the Beginning… BCHS exhibit to show formation of Brown County

BROWN COUNTY — The Brown County Historical Society (BCHS) is putting in the final touches of one of its most ambitious museum exhibits, “Becoming Brown County.” This will be a new permanent exhibit in the Brown County Museum. It will outline the history of Brown County from the last ice ...

This year’s lambing season best yet for Bode

COURTLAND — For Courtland resident Henry Bode, raising sheep and lambs has been something he’s wanted to do from a young age. After moving to Wisconsin in 1985 and returning to Courtland in 2014, Bode was able to accomplish that goal of raising sheep at his farm that’s been in the ...