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Editor’s Mailbag

Brown County DFL Picnic to feature Attorney General Keith Ellison NEW ULM — This year’s Brown County DFL Picnic will be held on Thursday, July 18 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Hermann Heights Park in New Ulm. The featured guest will be Minnesota Attorney General, Keith Ellison, who was elected in ...

Off the Shelf: Summer at the Library

Summertime has finally arrived. I thought I would take this time to remind you of some of the services available at the library that will help get you through the remainder of summer. If you have visited the library in the past month you have noticed a dramatic increase in the activity level. ...

Sleepy Eye Lions Club receive Dream Catcher Award

Submitted photo The Sleepy Eye Lions Club Members received their Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation “Dream Catcher Award” at their meeting on July 2, at the Railway Bar and Grill. The Sleepy Eye Lions have now donated more than $1,000 to the MLDF to find a Cure for diabetes. Pictured, ...

Off the Shelf: Summer cookbook roundup

Summer has sprung up the last few days. When it’s too hot to cook, I like to grab a quick crockpot, sheet pan, or grilling recipe. Reference Librarian Leasa Sieve purchases most of the library’s non-fiction collection and the new books section in cookery (641) is a treat to browse.  The ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Community Concert in German Park Monday, July 1 at 7 p.m. Entertainment by Ken and Ken Show. Municipal Band Concerts are Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on July 10, July 17 and July 24! Get to Know Nature Camps that include Geocaching, Canoeing and wildlife are offered for ...

Five Generations

Submitted photo Lucille Burdorf of New Ulm, formerly of Courtland, gathered with her family for a five generation photo to welcome Nora Jo Burdorf to the family. Clockwise, from lower left, are Lucille Burdorf, her son Bruce Burdorf of Montevideo, her grandson Scott Burdorf, also 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 ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Live music Sunday at Schell’s NEW ULM — The August Schell Brewery Biergarten will be open on Sunday, with live music from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. This Sunday Jim Strehlke and Alpensterne will be entertaining. The Bier Garten is open daily from noon-5 p.m., but live music is on Sundays ...

Off the Shelf: Light-hearted romances

In her May article, Acquisitions Librarian Betty Roiger shared a couple of romances that caught her attention. I was in search of some light summer reading, so I took her recommendation for “The Flatshare” by Beth O’Leary and really enjoyed it! Tiffy is desperate: she broke up with her ...

Cigar Workshop coming in July

NEW ULM — David Harmening and Paul Warshauer are admitted cigar aficionados, so they decided to invite the public to join them in an event entitled, “Three Flights in the Garden of Ruin.” The location for the event is at the former Hauenstein Brewery Gardens, located at 1604 Hauenstein ...

Reminiscing About the Prohibition Era with Denny Warta

NEW ULM — The public is invited to the program “Reminiscing about the Prohibition Era with Denny Warta” on, Thursday, June 27, in the Museum Annex at 7 p.m. (The museum annex is located just north of the museum.) This program complements the exhibit “Wet Stills and Dry Agents: Brown ...

New Ulm on TV

nuCAT nuCAT is seen on Comcast Channel 14 and Nuvera Channel 903. The Journal is not responsible for last-minute changes in programming. Tuesday, June 25 12-12:30 am Concertina Styles & Smiles 1-2:30 am Victory Vertical Piano Concert 3-4 am Concerts in the Park: Original German ...

Lions Walk to D-Feet Children’s Hearing Loss

Submitted photo Ten New Ulm Lions and friends participated in the 8th annual Lions “D-Feet Children’s Hearing Loss” walk on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at the U of M Landscape Arboretum, Chaska MN. Over $92,000 was raised for the Lions Children’s Hearing Center at the University of ...

Park & Rec Report

Monday Night Community Concert in German Park Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m. Entertainment by Molly and Sonny Boy. Municipal Band Concerts are Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on July 10, July 17 and July 24! FREE Yoga in the Park for all ages! Enjoy beautiful summer Saturday mornings in our Parks ...

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 ...

Off the Shelf: Help for struggling readers

I love reading, I am sure that comes as no surprise. You’d be hard pressed to find a librarian who dislikes reading. I love curling up with a book on a chilly morning. I love falling asleep with a book at night. I love stolen moments of the day reading, when I should really be doing something ...

Chromebook donation

New Ulm Area Catholic Schools received a donation of 80 Chromebooks from Mary Laraway of New Ulm on Wednesday. K-12 faculty at NUACS continue to integrate the latest technology into their curriculum to enhance instruction and student learning. The school’s goal is to finish adding Chromebook ...

Donation to Food Shelf

Submitted photo On May 16, Oakwood United Methodist Church in New Ulm hosted a “free will” spaghetti supper with all proceeds going to the New Ulm Area Food Shelf. Pictured above is Brad Kirk (Sarge) accepting a check in the amount of $l058.00 from Oakwood UMC members Renee Ubl, Sharon ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Cathedral Parish Summer Festival on Sunday NEW ULM — Cathedral Parish is holding its Summer Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23 at 605 N. State St. Activities include; Kids’ games area, raffles, a silent auction, pull-tabs and bingo. Visit the book sale or buy a treasure ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Bach & Brews program coming to Schell’s Sunday NEW ULM — The popular Minneapolis music series Bach & Brews comes to Schells’ Biergarten at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23. The professional singers and chamber orchestra, led by New Ulm native Matthew Olson, will present a program ...