×

Mailbag

Editor’s Mailbag

Virtual Lego Challenge Oct. 15 NEW ULM — Calling all Lego builders! Please join the New Ulm Public Library virtual challenge. On the third Thursday of the month, the library will post a new Lego Challenge on its Facebook page. Accept the challenge, build at home, and then take a photo or ...

Lion Bob Schirlinger receives Lions MD5M Hall of Fame award

NEW ULM — Lion Club member Bob Schirlinger received the Lion Club Multiple District (MD) 5M Hall of Fame Award on Aug. 1 at the District 5M3 Cabinet Meeting in Sherburn MN. Lions Clubs in the district are able to nominate one qualified Lion annually. This award is to honor those Lion ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Grand offering arts camps for kids NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts & Culture is offering some fun, art-related camps for kids this Summer. They include: Children’s Creativity Day Camp Exploring the World through Fine Arts. For children who have completed 1st, 2nd or 3rd ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Christ the King Lutheran Church services resume NEW ULM — Starting this coming weekend, June 13-14, Christ the King Lutheran Church will resume regular services at 50% capacity. Services will be Saturday, 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. The church will try to maintain the capacity limit ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Virtual Live at The Grand this Friday NEW ULM — Virtual Live at The Grand Kabaret this Friday, June 5 features Ron Arsenault and Dave Pengra, performing from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Ron and Dave have made magical music together for over 30 years. The two play in a number of bands, including the ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Virtual show at The Grand NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts & Culture is launching live virtual performances starting this week, Thursday, May 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Featured this week will be Adam Moe from the band Pushing Chain on location in Duluth with his show “Adam Moe ...

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 ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums to remain closed ST. PAUL — For the continued safety of staff and visitors and in compliance with Governor Walz's March 25 executive order involving public accommodations, the Minnesota Historical Society will extend temporary closure of its ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Legion Fish Fry today is take-out only NEW ULM — Th American Legion Club of New Ulm is holding its annual Fish Dinner today from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Due to the coronavirus concern, only take-out orders will be served. Hub Club Farm Show door prize winners announced NEW ULM — Fourteen ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Anderson teaching scholarship NEW ULM — The deadline for the Charlotte Raymond Anderson Teaching Scholarship is March 15, 2020. This is a new $5,000 scholarship awarded annually to one student pledging their intent to attain the highest level of proficiency in teaching or an established ...

Editor’s Mailbag

DNR hosts deer conversation open houses MANKATO — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has scheduled a series of spring open houses at 35 locations throughout the state to invite public conversation with local wildlife managers about deer and deer management. Open house attendees ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Joe Gartner to present at Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table NEW ULM — Joe Gartner will present “A Great Grandson’s Perspective on His Civil War Ancestors” at the Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table on Tuesday, March 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Gartner will discuss the ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Two Rivers Community Orchestra to perform at State Street Theater NEW ULM — The Two Rivers Community Orchestra will hold its inaugural concert on Saturday, March 21 at 2 p.m. at State Street Theater Co., 1 North State Street, New Ulm. The orchestra features some of the region’s best ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Turner Hall Rib Feast NEW ULM — Turner Hall is holding its 5th annual Rib Feast Fundraiser on Thursday, March 5. This event is sponsored by local pork producers Christensen Farms, Schwartz Farms and Wakefield Pork. This event and 100% of its proceeds support Historic Turner Hall. The meal ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Diocese of New Ulm to host annual Bishop Lucker Lecture March 9 in Redwood Falls NEW ULM – The 2020 Bishop Lucker Lecture will be held on Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m. at the Church of St. Catherine in Redwood Falls. This year marks the 17th year that the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm has ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Early Childhood Screening NEW ULM — Early Childhood Screening in New Ulm is scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 and Wednesday, March 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment only. These will be the last two times District 88 ECFE will offer screening this school year. Screening is ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Morgan Community Players to present “Last Gasp at the Last Gulp” Feb. 28, 29, March 1 MORGAN — Step back in time to a rustic setting in a saloon hall full of dance hall girls to solve a murder while enjoying a sarsaparilla? Welcome to “Last Gasp at the Last Gulp,” a two act wildwest ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Pinball Place open this weekend NEW ULM — The Pinball Place, at 827 N Broadway in New Ulm, will be holding Open Pinball Night on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 6 to 10 p.m. There is a $20 cover charge for guests 15 and over. All machines are on free play. Family Fun Day will be held Sunday, ...

Editor’s Mailbag

Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table to screen Gettysburg film NEW ULM — The Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table will screen “Gettysburg: The Last Full Measure” at its 6:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18. The film is a production of Lou Reda films and includes commentary from ...

Snowmobile Hill Climb Saturday, Feb. 15

SLEEPY EYE — The River Valley Dutchmen Snowmobile Club of Brown County will hold a Snowmobile Hill Climb and side-by-side hill drags on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Golden Gate Campground, 6 miles north of Sleepy Eye on Highway 14. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12, and under 6 ...