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2019 Sleepy Eye year in review

JANUARY 2 — After decades of darkness, the Pix theater marquee was brilliantly lit up after it was restored downtown. Medical doctors Karlyn and Adam Armbruster plan to create a coffee shop and micro-brewery in the former theater. 4 — Sleepy Eye High School students Alexa Steffl and ...

2019 Springfield roundup

JANUARY 2 — Long-time City of Springfield employees were recognized for their service. Fire Chief Charles Baumann and Police Chief John Nicholson were honored for 30 years of service. Honored for 25 years were firemen Tim Gramentz and Jess Weisensel, Andrew Larson, ambulance service; John ...

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

Phil Thompson to perform “Billy & Elton: The Hits” at State Street Theater NEW ULM — Internationally acclaimed pop pianist, vocalist, and Kawai-endorsed touring artist Phil Thompson will perform a night of Billy Joel and Elton John’s biggest hits on Jan. 11 at 7 p.m at State ...

Christmas visits

Submitted photo First graders from Mrs. Brooks’ class and fourth graders from Mrs. Mack’s class at Jefferson Elementary School visited Ridgeway on German on Dec. 20. While there, the students read books, played Uno, and played Bingo with the residents. Pictured above are Avery Abraham, ...

ARS receives gift from 3M Foundation

Submitted photo Adaptive Recreational Services received a donation from the 3M Foundation, employee and retiree volunteer match program. Accepting the $500 donation are ARS Participants Eric, Tammy, Kenny, Ali, Emily, John and Alex. 3M and the 3M Club are very generous to ARS, and ARS wants ...

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 ...

Century 21 fundraiser

Submitted photo In just one day, on Oct. 24, New Ulm’s Century 21 Red Shoe Realty agents raised $1,200 from their first Raise the Bar Event. This event was held at B&L Bar with agents serving pizza, popcorn, and cupcakes with a portion of proceeds from sales in addition to all tips ...

Gag House gift to library

Submitted photo Laurie Groebner presented Kathryn Tatnall, the Children’s Librarian at the New Ulm Public Library, the following books; We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, Don’t Blink, and Blue on behalf of the Wanda Gag House Association. The books were awarded the 2019 Wanda Gag Read Aloud ...

Nuvera gives to Brown County Humane Society

Nuvera employees recently held an internal fundraiser for local humane societies. Employees submitted photos of their pets and voted on their favorite to become Nuvera’s Pet. Pictured is Nick Gjerde of Nuvera, presenting a check and items donated to the Brown County Humane Society.

Clinic hours for the holidays

The New Ulm Medical Center Clinic has announced its hours of operations for the holdiays. Tuesday, Dec. 24: Walk-in clinic and pharmacy are open until 3 p.m. Scheduled appointment for clinic, lab, radiology, Courage Kenny Rehab and oncology & infusion services departments are closed at ...

Drawing winner

Submitted photo Jami Walth (left) was the winner of a Schwibbogen given away through a drawing at the Guten Tag Haus on Shop Small Saturday. Alvin Stabenow (right) owner of the Guten Tag Haus is presenting the Schwibbogen (candle archway) to her.

Editor’s Mailbag

German carols at the Cathedral on Christmas NEW ULM — German Weihnachtslieder (Christmas car- ols) will be featured at New Ulm’s Cathedral of the Holy Trin- ity, 605 North State Street, on Christmas morning. Everyone is invited. Carols will begin at 7:30 a.m. and lead into the 8 a.m. ...

St. Paul’s Christmas Concert

Submitted photo The St. Paul's Lutheran School Raider Bands gave a concert of favorite hymns and Christmas carols on Thursday, Dec. 12 in their gymnasium. The percussion featured a piece based on the Greensleeves tune (What Child Is This?) Pictured from left are Leah Menzel, Paige Berg, ...

Our Savior’s Cantata this Sunday

NEW ULM — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Adult Choir will be presenting a Christmas Cantate by Joseph Martin, “A Ceremony of Candles,” during the church’s 9 a.m. service on Sunday.

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: Turkey Gravy over Rice, Corn, Bread, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Tuesday: Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Peas, Lettuce, Veggie Sticks, Fruit Wednesday: Hot Dog on a Bun, Baked Beans, Vegetable Sticks, Lettuce, Fruit Thursday: Cheezy Beefy Nachos, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

MN Valley Civil War Round Table to discuss disease during the Civil War NEW ULM — Retired DNR Forester and New Ulm Fire Fighter Tom Romaine will discuss the impact of disease during the Civil War at the Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Ulm ...

Lions Donate to Food Shelf

Submitted photo The Lions Club of New Ulm donated $1,000 to the New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf. Executive Director Brad Kirk (center) is shown accepting the donation from Lions Treasurer, John Micheel, left, and Lion Bob Schirlinger. Donations of food or money are always needed. Food ...

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 ...