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Editor’s Mailbag

Annual Advent Prayer Service to be held at Church of St. Mary, Bird Island BIRD ISLAND — An Advent Prayer Service with the Most Reverend John M. LeVoir, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. at the Church of St. Mary, 220 S. 10th Street in Bird ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Tater Tot Hotdish, Bread, Mixed Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Turkey Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: No School Thursday: No School Friday: No School St. Paul’s Lutheran School Monday: Chicken ...

Jefferson students visit Ridgeway residents

NEW ULM — Mrs. Mack’s 4th grade class AND Mrs. Brooks’s 1st grade class from Jefferson Elementary School are visiting Ridgeway residents for the third year in a row to play bingo, cards, and read to the residents. The residents enjoy listening to the students read and love interacting ...

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Call for Artists for ArtScape Juried Art Show NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts and Culture is looking for artists to take part in the 11th annual ArtScape Juried Art Show. Submissions can be dropped off Saturday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Monday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. or ...

Better Breathers Club of New Ulm to meet Dec. 19

NEW ULM — If you or your family member has COPD or another lung disease, consider attending this free support group to learn the skills to help manage your condition and improve your quality of life. Guest speaker, Cheryl Armstrong, RRT, AE-C, will talk about “Airway Clearance ...

Hy-Vee donates to Vets emergency program

The Hy-Vee store in New Ulm donated four $50 gift certificates to the Veterans Emergency Assistance Program in New Ulm. Tony Miller, left, (American Legion Post 132 Finance Officer) accepts the donation from Nick Fitch (Hy-Vee Store Manager).

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 ...

Public Health Corner: Youth E-cigarette use is a public health threat

Vaping is the use of an electronic device to inhale nicotine or other substances into the respiratory system. Vaping uses an atomizer and a cartridge. The cartridge holds the liquid, or e-juice, and the atomizer turns the liquid into a vapor. Vaping devices are known by names such as ...

Added warmth

Lisa Toltzman of the New Ulm Kiwanis Club accepts delivery of 150 hats and 150 pairs of gloves and mittens from Rotary Club member Evy Olson. Rotary donated the hats and mittens from the Rotary Warm Hands, Warm Hearts program, to Kiwanis for its Coats for Kids program.

Park & Rec Report

Teen Day of Play Friday, Nov. 22 at the Rec Center from 9-11 p.m. This event is FREE and open to teens 12-18, thanks to the generous donations of our Days of Play sponsors!!! Enjoy Human Fooseball, Human Billiards and mini golf, pool and gym activities. Men’s Adult Basketball League for 18 ...

United Prairie donates to United Way

United Prairie in New Ulm recently raised $550 through its Denim for Dollars program. Those funds were donated to the United Way of Brown County’s Project Lunchbox. This program aims to feed local kids on the weekends with food packages, and is currently serving around 80 kids. Denim for ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Grilled Chicken Patty, California Blend Vegetables, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Walking Taco, Corn, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: Hamburger Vegetable Soup, Green Beans, Croutons, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Silly Fish ...

Editor’s Mailbag

‘Ballrooms of Brown County’ Exhibit travels to Sleepy Eye SLEEPY EYE — The “Ballrooms of Brown County,” a traveling exhibit of posters, photo enlargements and text panels telling about ballrooms in Brown County, is currently on display at the The Furniture Gallery in Sleepy Eye. The ...

Editor’s Mailbag

RAD Zoo program at the Library Saturday NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library will host the RAD Zoo (Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. This entertaining and educational show will feature turtles, snakes, frogs, salamanders, lizards, and even small ...

Honor Roll: St. Anthony Elementary School

NEW ULM — The First Quarter Honor Roll from St. Anthony Elementary School (NUACS) has been announced. “A” Honor Roll, Grade 5 Eli Anderson, Greta Bailey, Andrew Bentler, Kylie Berdan, Cora Dagel, Madisen Enevoldsen, Joshua Forstner, Jack Griebel, Emma Hoffmann, John Hoffmann, James ...

Lafayette Lions recognize poster contest winners

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Area Lions Club recognized the winners of the Lions Peace Poster contest at Lafeyette Charter School on Thursday, Nov. 7.. The students created posters for the annual Lions Peace Poster Contest. Contest winners were Olivia Krajewski of rural New Ulm, daughter of ...

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 ...

Retirees party

A party for retirees from BF Goodrich, Pantasote, Holm Industries & Ilpea Industries was held on Sunday, Oct. 6, at Finstad’s Hall, New Ulm. Attending were (seated L-R): Judy Gruenhagen (Holm Industries-2006), Melinda Cooling (Holm Industries-2003), Karen Paa (Ilpea Industries-2019), Judy ...

School Lunch Menus

Lafayette Charter School Monday: Turkey Gravy, Bread, Mashed Potatoes, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Peas, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: Hot Dog on a Bun, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Thursday: Beef & Bean ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Turner Hall is turning 163! NEW ULM — Turner Hall will be celebrating its 163rd birthday with a special luncheon. the public is invited to join the annual Stiftungsfest celebration. This year’s program will feature a video compiled by Turnverein Member Tom Edwards, and his experience ...