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Alice Lind Play Reading Society began eight years ago today

NEW ULM — The Alice Lind Play Reading Society is marking the 8th anniversary of its founding today, May 8. The society began with a proposal from the NUACT (later State Street Theater Co.) Board of Directors to the Board of the Lind House to participate in a joint play reading venture. ...

First B the Light – HOPE Getaway recipient announced

NEW ULM — When breast cancer survivor Amber Melby started the organization B the Light with the mission of “Offering HOPE to breast cancer survivors one getaway at a time,” she had no idea of the overwhelming support that would follow. After its first successful gala last fall, it was ...

Janssen wins Optimist oratory contest

NEW ULM — Bethany Janssen, a senior at New Ulm High School, recently won the Optimist Club of New Ulm’s oratorical contest based on a theme of “Just Imagine a World without Boundaries.” Janssen will be sent to the District level where she will compete against winners from other ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Drive-In Service in the parking lot. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael ...

Park & Rec Report

The Recreation, Civic and Community Centers remain closed through at least May 17. Follow us on our Facebook Page for the latest information. We also provide weekly fitness ideas, classes and links. If you aren’t on our e-mail list and wish to be, email cherylk@newulmmn.gov Parks are open, ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Drive-In Service in the parking lot. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael ...

Turner Ladies pre-order bake sale on May 2

NEW ULM — Turner Ladies will be holding their annual Bake Sale on Saturday, May 2. Sales will be by pre-order only. Order by April 23 by calling 276-4541 or 276-5798. Available items are: sauerkraut and german potato salad: $3 for pints $3 and $6 for quarts; schmierkuchen, $10 each; 4 ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. Assembly of God New Beginnings Pastor Lonny Carpenter 507-215-2005 Meets Sundays at 324 20th South St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Drive-In Service in the parking lot. NEW LIFE Pastor Michael ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Fluorescent bulb collections postponed NEW ULM — The Brown County Fluorescent Bulb Collection in New Ulm on May 6 and in Springfield on May 7 have been postponed in response due to the coronavirus recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and the Minnesota Department of Health. A ...

Cancelations due to COVID-19

The following is a list of canceled events and closures due to concerns for the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The list will be updated as The Journal is notified of events. Please email news@nujournal.com or editor@nujournal.com to notify The Journal of cancellations. For more information ...

Soccer Club grateful for donations

NEW ULM — The New Ulm United Soccer Club hosts two trailers for aluminum can recycling in New Ulm. One trailer is at Hy-Vee and the other at Cash Wise. Thank you to these stores for allowing these trailers to be near their locations and the recycling collection areas. Since the Stay At Home ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. 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. ...

SpecSys Inc. challenge

Submitted photo Food shelves are a vital resource in our communities and a lifeline for people who struggle with hunger. During critical times, food shelves can receive less than half of the normal expected donations because nervous families hold on to what they have. Even more importantly, ...

New deadline extension for Madelia Healthcare Scholarships

MADELIA — The Madelia Community Hospital Foundation announces an extended deadline for Healthcare Scholarships for 2020. School closures, business restrictions, and other precautions due to COVID-19 make it harder for applicants to complete application. This deadline extension allows ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. 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. ...

SSTC calls for crew to help with “Peter Pan”

NEW ULM — Help State Street Theater bring the classic tale “Peter Pan” to life with everyone’s favorite characters Wendy, Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, and Captain Hook. SSTC is looking for help with costumes, tech, backstage crew, stage manager, front of house help, make-up, and painting. ...

Honor Roll: Cathedral High School

Cathedral High School (NUACS) lists its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll “A” Honor Roll Grade 12 Maggie Fliszar, Tony Geiger, James Gillis, Kyle Goblirsch, Jacob Guggisberg, Emma Henle, Christopher Knowles, Josh Kretsch, Jakob Leshovsky, Kendra Lyimo, Ethan Mixdorf, Gabrielle Rohlik, Isaac ...

Honor Roll: St. Anthony Elementary School

St. Anthony Elementary School (NUACS) lists its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll: “A” Honor Roll Grade 5 Eli Anderson, Greta Bailey, Kylie Berdan, Cora Dagel, Madisen Enevoldsen, Joshua Forstner, Jack Griebel, Emma Hoffmann, John Hoffmann, James Jensen, Emma Mason, Aubrey Moldan, Thea ...

Area Church Services

Editor’s Note: Please notify The Journal by Thursday of any changes in service times. 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. ...

Kuebler benefit

Submitted photo The Knights of Columbus, American Legion and VFW presented checks to the Gary Kuebler family. The three organizations held a fundraiser for their benefit during which the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard presented Gary with an American flag for his service to the country. Gary served ...