Communities

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: No School Tuesday: Hot Dogs, Vegetable, Veggie Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Wednesday: Pita Salad with Dipping Sauce, Vegetable, Veggie Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Summer Break Friday: Summer Break St. Paul’s Lutheran School Monday: Summer ...

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Historical Society offers one-room schoolhouse camp experience NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society is offering a living history camp for children grades K-5. Participants will experience all aspects of a school day in a one-room school, much like children did during the 19th ...

Jefferson students at Ridgeway

Submitted photo Mrs. Mack’s fourth graders and Mrs. Brooks’ first graders from Jefferson Elementary visited Ridgeway on 23rd Friday, May 17. While there, students and residents created an art project entitled “Hands of Friendship.” Students also read to residents and played bingo with ...

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Heartland Express holiday hours NEW ULM — Brown County Heartland Express will not be operating on Sunday May 26, or Monday May 27 in honor of Memorial Day. Rides that need to be made for Tuesday May 28 need to be received by 3 p.m. on Friday May 24. Night of One-Acts auditions NEW ULM — ...

Off the Shelf: Not your typical time travel novels

Light sabers and space ships don’t always appeal to me; I’m not usually a hard core science fiction reader. One science fiction theme that does speak to me, however, is time travel. I love authors that weave time travel into a character-driven story, or when an ordinary life is suddenly ...

Park & Rec Report

Hermann Monument is open on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Memorial Weekend, when it will be open daily. Admission is $3 per person. Ages 5 and under free with adult. Swimming Lesson Openings – We have openings in most classes of Session I, held June 3-13 (Monday ...

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Hamburger Sandwich, Vegetable, Veggie Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Tuesday: Riblet Sandwich, Vegetable, Veggie Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Wednesday: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Vegetable, Veggie Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Beef Steak Fingers, Vegetable, Veggie ...

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Senior Fundraiser Breakfast Jun 8 NEW ULM — Community And Seniors Together (C.A.S.T.), invites everyone to a Breakfast Fundraiser from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 8 at George’s Fine Steaks, 301 N Minnesota Street, New Ulm. The $5 breakfast includes fresh biscuits & gravy, a ...

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Humane Society fundraiser Saturday NEW ULM — Brown County Humane Society is holding a plant and bake sale on Satursday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the old Brown Music Store, 2212 S. Broadway. Deutscher Sprachklub meets Sunday The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub will meet from 1 to 3 ...

Off the Shelf: Summer Reading Program 2019

It’s May, time for warm winds, longer periods of daylight, and eventually summer break. The library has been a busy place as of late. We have spent all of late winter and early spring preparing for the Summer Reading Program. As I write this in the first week of May, we are finalizing the ...

Park & Rec Report

Hermann Monument is open on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) until Memorial Weekend, when it will be open daily. Admission is $3 per person. Ages 5 and under free with adult. No Park and Rec Commission Meeting Monday, May 13. The meeting is canceled due to lack of Agenda Items. Open ...

Area Church Services

Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Service. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael Franklin 507-723-5931 702 W. Central, Springfield Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship. Nursery Available. Baptist CALVARY ...

Junior Optimists ‘Walk for Water’

Submitted photo New Ulm High School JOI Club chose “WE Walk for Water” as their global service project this year. On Wednesday, May 8, members walked to raise $250 to help “WE” build schools and wells worldwide, so girls can go to school instead of walking hours each day collecting ...

United Prairie gives to Optimists

United Prairie in New Ulm recently raised $900 through its Denim for Dollars program. Those funds were donated to the Optimist Club of New Ulm. Denim for Dollars is a company-wide program in which employees have the option to pay $5 on Fridays to wear denim. Four times each year, those funds ...

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Ballroom Classes offered this summer at State Street Theater Co. NEW ULM — State Street Theater Co. announces the return of Ballroom Dance Classes this summer. Classes will take place on Thursdays, starting May 23, from 7-9 p.m and run each Thursday through Aug. 29. Those interested in ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Hamburger Vegetable Soup, Green Beans, Croutons, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Soft Shelled Taco, Corn, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Wednesday: Pita Salad w/ Dipping Sauce, Peas, Lettuce, Applesauce Thursday: Corn Dog on a Stick, Peas, ...

Off the Shelf: Spring into some adventure and romance

Lately I’ve been dipping my toe into a few new romances that just came out and I’m having a blast. “Meet Cute” by Helena Hunting begins as Kailyn is crossing the quad, earbuds in place, when (former teen star) Daxton misses a Frisbee and crashes into her. They share a moment as they ...

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Oakwood Spaghetti Supper NEW ULM — Oakwood United Methodist Church will be hosting a spaghetti supper from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at 1630 Oakwood Ave. in New Ulm. The menue includes spaghetti with a choice of meat or meatless sauce, garlic bread, pickles, bars, coffee and water. ...