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Communities

Chamber meets with new NUACS administrators

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently visited New Ulm Area Catholic Schools to meet new president Sister Julie Brandt and elementary school principal Karen Schulte. Brandt was born in Owatonna and has family from the Mankato area. She began as an elementary ...

68th reunion for New Ulm High class

Submitted photo The New Ulm High School class of 1954 recently held its 68-year reunion. Pictured here are front row, from left: Marlene Zuehlsdorff, LaVon Whalen, Carrie Woller, Corrine Faber, Roger Bakken, Mary Low Fenske, Betsy Brodford, Donna Mikkelson and Rosie Kunz. Pictured in the back ...

Need for lifeguards sharply increasing

With the beginning of the school year, and lifeguards going back to college, certified lifeguards are needed even more at the New Ulm Aquatic Center. The Park and Recreation Department is offering a lifeguard training class Sept. 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. and Sept. 10 and 11 from 9 a.m.-4 ...

County agency offers trauma, resilience training

The Brown County Mental Health and Wellness Action Team is hosting an upcoming training, “Surviving and Thriving: Trauma and Resilience Basics,” open to the public. The free training session will be held 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Sleepy Eye Event Center, 110 12th Ave NE in ...

Yoga session part of downtown farmers market

Power Haus Yoga from The New Ulm Wellness Collective on Saturday, Aug. 13, for a 30-minute Power Yoga class in German Park. Class starts at 10 a.m. Bring a mat or towel, and water is recommended. On Saturdays, the market takes place on German Street, starting at 3rd North Street and ...

Scout troop canoes Boundary Waters

Submitted photo taken by Troy Booth Troop 25 organized and sent nine scouts and four scout leaders to the Boundary Waters for a five-day adventure. The group’s adventure was from Aug. 3-8. Highlights included seeing and hearing loons and eagles, bobcat sighting, swimming, discovering a ...