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New Ulm to host cruise to honor graduating high school seniors

NEW ULM — Lamplighter Restaurant and Lounge, with assistance from the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a 2020 Senior Cruise: Unity in the Community. The cruise is an effort to honor the senior graduating class from all public/private schools in New Ulm. The cruise will take ...

Nici Peper Virtual Live at the Grand

NEW ULM — The Grand Kabaret will hold a virtual live performance on Friday, May 29 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., featuring Nici Peper with Kit Kildahl. Nici Peper is an Americana singer-songwriter based based in the Minnesota/ Wisconsin region. This event will be streaming live from The Grand’s ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Contact editor@nujournal.com. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Drive-In Service in the parking lot. NEW ...

United Way awards 3rd round of COVID-19 emergency grants

NEW ULM — The United Way of the Brown County Area has made its third round of COVID-19 Emergency Non-Profit Assistance Grant awards. These grants support non-profit organizations that provide services to families and individuals in Brown County who are struggling due to the COVID-19 crisis. ...

Royal welcome to Sleepy Eye

Submitted photo The Miss Sleepy Eye Royalty welcomed the New Ulm Car Cruisers as they came to Sleepy Eye on Wednesday evening to travel through the community, making special drive-by visits to the nursing homes! The Royalty then met the classic cars on the west side of town to thank them for ...

Legion Post announces scholarship winners

NEW ULM — The Ben J. Seifert American Legion Scholarship Committee announces the recifour $500 scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 school year. They are Margaret Fliszar, Rachel Hohensee, Leah Preisinger, and Hayleigh Hazen. They were selected for their educational achievements, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Virtual show at The Grand NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts & Culture is launching live virtual performances starting this week, Thursday, May 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Featured this week will be Adam Moe from the band Pushing Chain on location in Duluth with his show “Adam Moe ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Contact editor@nujournal.com. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Drive-In Service in the parking lot. NEW ...

Nick Mueller Scholarship

The 2020 Nick Mueller Memorial Scholarship was presented to graduating senior, Joshua Liebl, center. One of Nick’s dreams was to become a police officer; however, he died suddenly in September 2004 from an asthma attack after completing the mile run in P.E. class. His mother, Nancy, ...

30 years at NUMC

Dr. Scott Rysdahl marked the 30th anniversary of his practice at the New Ulm Medical Center on Thursday with strudel in the shape of a 30. Rysdahl, a family practice doctor, arrived in New Ulm 30 years ago from the St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, where he served his internship and ...

Blood donors needed amid COVID-19 outbreak

NEW ULM — In times of need, people come together to support one another. The American Red Cross is asking for healthy individuals to step up to help patients experiencing health crises by donating blood or platelets. As COVID-19 continues to affect everyday life, people may not be thinking ...

Five high school seniors receive SouthPoint Foundation scholarships

SLEEPY EYE — Five area high school seniors have been awarded scholarships from the SouthPoint Foundation during their inaugural year of giving. Receiving a $1,000 scholarship each to help further their education are: • Emily Appel, New Ulm Public High School • Rachel Hohensee, New ...

Memorial Day interview

Brown County Veterans Service Officer Greg Peterson is interviewed at the State Capitol Complex on Wednesday, May 6 by Twin Cities Public Television’s Field Producer Brittany Shrimpton. TPT has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs to create a 30-minute Memorial Day ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Contact editor@nujournal.com. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Drive-In Service in the parking lot. NEW ...

SouthPoint Foundation gives $7,000 to local food shelves

SLEEPY EYE — In an effort to help ease the burden food shelves may be feeling due to COVID-19, and to support its local communities, SouthPoint Foundation has donated $7,000 to area food banks. Receiving $1,000 donations each are: • Sleepy Eye Food Shelf • Springfield Area Food ...

Alice Lind Play Reading Society began eight years ago today

NEW ULM — The Alice Lind Play Reading Society is marking the 8th anniversary of its founding today, May 8. The society began with a proposal from the NUACT (later State Street Theater Co.) Board of Directors to the Board of the Lind House to participate in a joint play reading venture. ...

First B the Light – HOPE Getaway recipient announced

NEW ULM — When breast cancer survivor Amber Melby started the organization B the Light with the mission of “Offering HOPE to breast cancer survivors one getaway at a time,” she had no idea of the overwhelming support that would follow. After its first successful gala last fall, it was ...

Janssen wins Optimist oratory contest

NEW ULM — Bethany Janssen, a senior at New Ulm High School, recently won the Optimist Club of New Ulm’s oratorical contest based on a theme of “Just Imagine a World without Boundaries.” Janssen will be sent to the District level where she will compete against winners from other ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Drive-In Service in the parking lot. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael ...

Park & Rec Report

The Recreation, Civic and Community Centers remain closed through at least May 17. Follow us on our Facebook Page for the latest information. We also provide weekly fitness ideas, classes and links. If you aren’t on our e-mail list and wish to be, email cherylk@newulmmn.gov Parks are open, ...