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Off the Shelf: Summer time at the Library

Summer is the busiest time in most children’s areas of a library. It is a whirlwind of activity each day that helps most of us sleep well at night. Whether it is planning and presenting story times, selecting and preparing a new craft and scavenger hunt, changing out displays, picking up ...

Autofest donates to Relay for Life

Submitted photo New Ulm Autofest Chairman Jessi Havemeier, second from right, presents a check on behalf of Autofest to the Brown County Relay for Life. Autofest’s donation covers the cost of renting the event venue. The Brown County Relay for life will be held at the Brown County ...

Family Night on the Dairy Farm Thursday

NEW ULM — Join the New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club for a night of free family fun at the 2019 Family Night at the Dairy Farm. This event, put on every other year by the New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club, is set for Thursday, July 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Steve and Kerry Hoffman Farm, 18868 140th ...

Free Concert at State Street Theater

Submitted photo The Red Bull 34th Infantry Division Concert Band will play at the State Street Theater Co. for “A Salute to Our Military Service Members” on Sunday, August 4, starting at 2 p.m.. The concert will take place on stage at the historic State Street Theater at 1 N. State ...

Nielsen is Lions President

Lions President, Jean Nielsen, as well as 14 other New Ulm Lions, were installed onto the Lions Club of New Ulm Board of Directors. The annual Installation of Officers meeting was held on July 11,at New Ulm's Turner Hall. The Lions Club of New Ulm Board of Directors also includes 1st Vice ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Community Concert in German Park Monday, July 22 at 7 p.m. Entertainment by Teh Wendinger Band. Municipal Band Concerts are Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on July 17 and July 24! July is National Park and Rec month! This year’s theme is Game On! We are challenging ...

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 ...

Night of One Acts

Submitted photo Pictured above are “The Mighty Roving Pan-Galactic Art Players,” just part of the fun At the “Night Of One-Acts” this Friday and Saturday at 7and Sunday at 3 at the Grand Kabrat, 210 N. Minnesota, in New Ulm. Admission is $7, $5 for students and Seniors. Come see Julie ...

Cruise in at Searles Friday

SEARLES — Searles Bar & Grill will hold a Car and Motorcycle cruise in from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 19. The Rock and Roll band Attitude will be playing outside during the event.

Editor’s Mailbag

NUHS Class of 1994 planning for reunion NEW ULM — New Ulm High School’s Class of 1994 is hosting a 25-Year Class Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Social will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at The Retz 227, with dinner following at 6:30 p.m. at Lola’s - An American Bistro. To ...

Off the Shelf: Summertime and the livin’ is… for reading

Now that the days are longer and getting hotter, it might be a good time to sit back with a good book. Every year the five MacAllister siblings went to camp together because their parents owned and ran the camp. Now decades later, mostly estranged from each other, they are all returning to ...

Honor Roll: New Ulm High School

New Ulm High School has released its honor roll for the second semester of the 2018-19 school year: Grade 9 Highest Honors Marcarious Amoah, Paige Frederick, Isaac Gieseke, Natalie Hacker, Logan Kletscher, Makenna Lang, Anna Lee, Jacob Martinka, Riley Merkel, Kylee Nosbush, Makiah Otto, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

‘Night of One-Acts’ this weekend NEW ULM — The 9th Annual “Night of One-Acts” will be held at the Grand Kabaret, 210 N. Minnesota St. in New Ulm at 7 p.m. on July 19 and 20, and 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 21. First up is “Speed Date” by Janet Allard. We all want to find the right ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Community Concert in German Park Monday, July 15 at 7 p.m. Entertainment by New Ulm’s very own Concord Singers! Be sure to come early for a Puppet Wagon performance at 6 p.m.! Municipal Band Concerts are Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on July 17 and July 24! July is National ...

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 ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Outstanding Brown County Senior nominees sought NEW ULM — Do you know an outstanding Senior Volunteer in your community? Let the Brown county Free Fair recognize them for their accomplishments. Individuals must be over the age of 70, reside in Brown County, and show outstanding volunteer ...

“Beauty and the Beast” on stage at State Street Theater Co.

NEW ULM — “Be Our Guest!” when the Academy Award-winning film comes to life on stage at State Street Theater Co. This magical performance will take place over the course of two weekends. Dates and times are Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 27 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m.; ...

Little Mermaid Sails into Winthrop Aug. 1-4

WINTHROP — The Disney musical, “The Little Mermaid” opens with a large cast at the GFW High School Auditorium, 1001 Cottonwood St, Winthrop, for five shows, on August 1, 2, & 3 at 7:30 p.m. and August 3 & 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or in advance, call ...