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SE Chamber of Commerce to donate $13.8k for kayaks

SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council will consider a couple donations at its Tuesday, Feb. 8 meeting in the city council chambers. The Sleepy Eye Chamber of Commerce wishes to donate $13,822 for kayaks on Sleepy Eye Lake. In addition, Beth and James Klein wish to donate $50 to Sleepy ...

Mack Lake log cabin auction stirs memories for Fairfax woman

FAIRFAX — A woman who formerly lived west of Fort Ridgely State Park recalled in detail Friday about what it was like 60 years ago when she lived in a log cabin in the Minnesota River Valley. The log cabin is being offered at auction online. Agnes Palmer Mack, 86, of Bertha, said she and ...

Grand Center honors Artists of the Month

NEW ULM — The Grand Center of the Arts held a welcoming reception of its February Artists of the Month. Each month, the Grand celebrates local artists in New Ulm schools. This month featured the work of four local students — Sylvia Bentler, Carmen Schotzko, Kallie Olson and Sierra Nicole ...

Film captures awe of first moon walk

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Film Society’s NASA film series takes a step onto the moon with a screening of “First Man.” The film starts at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the New Ulm Public Library. This is the fourth film in the film society’s series on NASA. Each film in the series chronicles ...

Ag Trivia at the Pub Tuesday night

SLEEPY EYE — Anyone with an interest in agriculture is invited to Ag Trivia Night at the Sleepy Eye Brewing Company on Tuesday, Feb. 8 starting at 7 p.m. There is no charge – and complimentary pizza and a beverage of choice will be served. Featured activities include a friendly trivia ...

Oak Hills looking for financial help in expansion project

NEW ULM — Oak Hills Living Center is planning to expand to the facility to accommodate community demand. Oak Hills has gone through multiple expansions in its 64-year history. Oak Hills started in 1958 when it was called Highland Manor. It was created by the community when long-term care ...