Communities

Legion Post 132 celebrates 100 years

Submitted photo American Legion, Post 132 of New Ulm celebrated its 100th birthday with a party, held March 17th at the Legion Clubrooms in New Ulm New Ulm. From left are Roger Hoffmann (First Vice Commander), Cindy Brunk (Second District Commander), Kathy Hempel (Auxiliary President), and ...

Off the Shelf: Spring blooms

Dare I say… spring is here! I’m worried I might jinx it. Ever since I moved to New Ulm many years ago, I’ve been impressed with the pride New Ulm residents take in their homes, lawns and gardens. Especially noticeable are the beautiful flowers around New Ulm in the summer. Window boxes ...

MBW Co. employee honors

Submitted photo MBW Company honored employees and employee owners for their dedication and years of service at the EON, Inc.’s annual shareholder meeting on April 22. Pictured in the back row, left to right, are: Angela Lindquist- 3 years; Tamara Kral- 3 years; Deborah Grant- 10 years; ...

Landon Postel named EON Inc.’s 2019 Employee Owner of the Year

NEW ULM – Landon Postel has been selected as recipient of the 2019 Employee Owned Company of the Year award by EON, Inc., which recognizes outstanding employee contributions. The award was presented at EON, Inc.’s Annual Shareholders meeting on April 22. This award recognizes Postel for ...

Editor’s Mailbag

ECFE Community Baby Shower NEW ULM — ECFE is sponsoring a Community Baby Shower for everyone who is currently pregnant, has had a baby or adopted a baby in the past 12 months, or is a licensed child care provider caring for at least one infant. Mark your calendars for this event, which ...

Park & Rec Report

Thank you to Martin Luther College, students and Duane Backhaus for doing an absolute fabulous job cleaning up Harman, Hermann and Nehl’s Park in honor of Earth Day. We are so grateful for your assistance with spring clean up!!! Open Pickleball at Rec Center Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays ...

Food Shelf donation

Submitted photo Brown County Corn and Soybean Growers Association board member Jim Peterson, right, presents a $500 check to Brad Kirk, director of the New Ulm Food Shelf. The organization recently donated a total of $1,500 to Brown County food shelves to purchase meat products.

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: Hot Dog on a Bun, Baked Beans, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Peaches Tuesday: Beef Steak Fingers, Bread, Winter Blend Vegetables, Pineapple Wednesday: BBQ Pork Sandwich, Corn, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Hamburger Sandwich, Cheese Option, Tator ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Phone and device charging stations installed at New Ulm Medical Center NEW ULM — Thanks to funding from the New Ulm Medical Center Foundation, patients at New Ulm Medical Center can now charge their phones or devices without worry of a draining battery. Fourteen ChargeTech stations can be ...

Off the Shelf: Celebrate Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and it’s not too late to celebrate. If you’re looking to join a book group, all are invited to the library’s Poetry Reading Group. Participants should be prepared to read aloud and discuss at least two poems. Original work or work by others is welcome. ...

Lions Club donates to library

Submitted photo The Lions Club of New Ulm recently donated $1,000 to the New Ulm Public Library. These funds will be used to purchase 60 to 70 Large Print Books. This donation was made possible by the attendance at the Lions recent Dad’s Belgian Waffle Brunch fund raiser. Pictured L - R ...

Tonic Sol-fa to perform at State Street Theater Friday

NEW ULM — Tonic Sol-fa is a ground-breaking Minnesota acappella ensemble who will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the State Street Theater, 1 North State Street in New Ulm. The Emmy Award-winning ensemble is known as a leader in the world of vocal music for their arrangements and ...

Historical Society’s Annual Book Sale

NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society’s Annual Book Sale will be held on April 26 and 27 in the museum annex located just north of the museum. Items being sold include books, puzzles, CDs, DVDs and LP records. The book, “A German Town”, will be sold for a reduced price of ...

MRCI Thrift Store donates to German Park

Submitted photo MRCI Bargains Thrift Store donated $100 to the German Park amphitheater project. In the back row, from left: Alex Vorwerk, Tom Buker, Ruth Brandel, Josh Pieser and Shari Roth. In Front from left: Carol Guggisberg, Carol Helget, Andrew Rader, Bonnie Paulson, Phyllis Gag and ...

Park & Report

Arbor Day will be celebrated in German Park on Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. The Mayor, Public Library and Park and Rec., along with local students will listen to a proclamation, learn about trees and plant an actual tree in the park. Please note: this event may be canceled due to inclement ...

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: Soft Shelled Taco, Corn, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Wednesday: Silly Fish Nuggets, Wheat Chips, Peas, Fruit Thursday: Hamburger Vegetable Soup, Green Beans, Croutons, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Friday: Cheese Pizza, Mixed ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Deutscher Sprachklub meeting moved NEW ULM — The Deutscher Sprachklub will meet this month at a different time and place. Instead of the 3rd Sunday it will meet on the 4th Sunday due to Easter. It will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on April 28 at Ridgeway on 23rd, 720 23rd St. N. From Minnesota ...

Off the Shelf: Books about libraries

Librarians love to read about libraries and librarians and we love to encourage others to read about them, too. Libraries are a great setting for mysteries, romances, adventures, and more, plus give the author a chance to introduce lots of interesting characters. Here are a few books about ...