Communities

Hub Club supports youth leadership programs

The New Ulm Farm City Hub Club donated $1,000 each to the Nicollet and Brown County 4-H Federations and to the New Ulm FFA recently. Club members presented a check to the FFA at that group’s banquet in May and to representatives of the 4-H programs Tuesday, June 4. The funds have been ...

Legion Auxiliary sending two to Minn. Girls State

NEW ULM — The Seifert-Bianchi American Legion Post 132 Auxiliary is sending two local girls to attend the 73rd American Legion Auxiliary Minnesota Girls State, June 9-15 on the campus of Bethel University, St. Paul. Those attending are Bethany Janssen, daughter of Dave and Jenny Janssen, ...

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Mayo in Springfield invites community to 2019 Fun Run/Walk SPRINGFIELD — Join Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield for its Fun Run/Walk during Springfield Riverside Days Saturday, June 29, in the Springfield Area Community Center parking lot. Participants will receive a shirt while ...

Off the Shelf: Remembering D-Day

On June 6, 2019 the 75th Anniversary of D-Day will be commemorated. The Normandy Invasion on June 6, 1944 was a turning point in World War II. There have been many books written about D-Day, but the 75th anniversary has prompted several new titles. The following are just three of the most ...

NU American Legion sending four delegates to Boys State

NEW ULM — Americanism Chairman Alberta Marth-Wohlfeil has announced that the Seifert-Bianchi American Legion Post 132 in New Ulm will sponsor four local boys to attend Boys State June 9-15 on the campus of St. John’s University, Collegevill. Boys State will be a week of learning about ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Community Concert series start tomorrow, June 3, 7 p.m. at German Park. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Original German Band. Municipal Band Concerts offered Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on June 5, June 12, June 19, July 10, July 17 and July 24! Outdoor Wading ...

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 ...

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Hanska Library set to celebrate its 35th anniversary HANSKA — The Hanska Community Library Board of Directors will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Library on June 29 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hanska Community Center, Upper Level, 201 Broadway Hanska. After 5 Attire is required. ...

Off the Shelf: Flowery library updates

Our crown jewel’s the Wanda Gag sculpture garden is blooming. Thank you to the volunteers who helped plant and beautify the area and to those that continue to tend to it. Your work is budding. It’s wonderful to walk by swaying flowers as a breeze descends from Broadway. Currently the Wanda ...

National Night Out Donation

Submitted photo The National Night Out Committee accepted a $1000\ donation from the New Ulm Optimist Club to be used to provide entertainment for children at this year’s National Night Out Celebration. The event will occur on July 29th, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in German Park, New Ulm. Pictured ...

Park & Rec Report

Swimming Lesson Openings: We have openings in most classes of Session I, held June 3-13 (Monday through Thursday mornings) as well as session V, June 3-26 (Monday/Wednesday evenings). Please register online or at the Rec Center. Hermann Swim Club focuses on training swimmers and providing ...

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 ...