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NUMAS Haus celebrates with fundraiser

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Ministerial Association (NUMAS) held its annual fundraiser for NUMAS Haus Saturday. The fundraiser was held at the New Ulm Event Center and was also live-streamed on Facebook for those unable to attend in person. NUMAS Haus is an emergency shelter where homeless ...

Jersey’s Sweet Spot sponsoring Trunk or Treat

NEW ULM — We all scream for ice cream, but the day before Halloween, Jersey’s Sweet Spot ice cream truck will give trick or treaters more to scream about. Jersey’s Sweet Spot is hosted at the Trunk or Treat event from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 18848 Highway 14, New Ulm. ...

Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes receives national recognition

NEW ULM – Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes have been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2021 Pursuit of Excellence Award. Only 542 funeral home locations around the globe were honored with a 2021 Pursuit of Excellence Award, placing the Minnesota Valley ...

New manager at MVAC store

NEW ULM — MVAC (Minnesota Valley Action Council) Thrift & More Store now has a new manager since Tammy Gingles Baum took over as the new store manager. The Minnesota Valley Action Council is a private, non-profit organization that started in 1965 that uses federal, state and local ...

Ethics report scrutinizes Hagedorn

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn is continuing to face scrutiny with a report from the Office of Congressional Ethics detailing possible violations tied to spending on taxpayer-funded constituent mailings and an allegation involving campaign office space. The report, sent to the ...

Junior Pioneers plan park shelter, improvements

NEW ULM — The details of a proposed Junior Pioneer Park shelter project were revealed at the Junior Pioneers annual meeting at Turner Hall Friday. Executive Board President Larry Mack said the 30 feet by 50 feet shelter is planned to be built next year in time for the park’s 100th ...