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Poultry show caters to pigeon fanciers

NEW ULM — The Brown County Poultry & Pigeon Association drew a crowd of bird lovers from several states to the Brown County Fairgrounds Coliseum Saturday. Forty-three exhibitors brought 399 birds to the show, sponsored by Minnesota’s oldest pigeon and poultry association. The group ...

Changing colors

Trees and vegetation are turning colors as the fall weather continues. This photo was taken Sunday morning, Oct. 17 from Peichel’s Hill, several miles east of Fort Ridgely State Park.

New Ulm Lions clean road ditches

The Lions Club of New Ulm and friends cleaned 2 miles of road ditch west of New Ulm on Saturday, October 16. We filled 7 bags with trash in less than two hours and had fun doing it. Pictured, L to R, are Bob Vogel, Lion Helen Vogel, Lion Bob Schirlinger and Daryl Vogel. Also working and taking ...

Liedman’s World of Art got its start at an early age

NEW ULM — Creativity and variety marked Jane Liedman’s World of Art exhibit that opened at The Grand’s 4 PIllars Gallery Friday. Sixty-five of her paintings are on display through Friday, Nov. 12. Retired New Ulm High School Social Studies teacher Lowell Liedman said his mother ...

GFW school board to consider new hires

GIBBON — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) School Board will consider approving new personnel hires on Monday, Oct. 18 in the Gibbon Elementary School gym. New hires include theater/play director Samarah Forster, paraprofessional April Gunderman, head boys basketball coach Ryan Jacobson, ...

Commissioners to get BCPH update

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners will hear the most up to date COVID-19 information from Brown County Public Health (BCPH) Director Karen Moritz on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Moritz will present Brown County by the numbers, case investigation and contact tracing, break-through cases, vaccine ...