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MN Valley Civil War Round Table to discuss disease during the Civil War NEW ULM — Retired DNR Forester and New Ulm Fire Fighter Tom Romaine will discuss the impact of disease during the Civil War at the Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Ulm ...

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Legion Auxiliary Curiosity Shop NEW ULM — The American Legion Auxiliary will be having their annual Christmas curiosity shop, baked goods and luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Holiday Prize Bingo at St. George ST. GEORGE — Catholic United Financial is sponsoring a ...

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BCHS Craft and Bake Sale Dec. 14 NEW ULM — The Brown County Humane Society will hold a Holiday Bake and Craft Sale on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oak Hills Living Center, 1314 8th N. St., New Ulm. Donations of crafts can be brought to the shelter any morning before Dec/ 14. ...

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Armstrong Boulevard Brass Quintet to play NEW ULM — The Armstrong Boulevard Brass Quintet will perform on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. The quintet, which includes members Craig Brenden, Thomas Bierer, Steve Spieker, Dave Stordalen and Al Tonn, will play ...

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Annual Advent Prayer Service to be held at Church of St. Mary, Bird Island BIRD ISLAND — An Advent Prayer Service with the Most Reverend John M. LeVoir, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. at the Church of St. Mary, 220 S. 10th Street in Bird ...

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Call for Artists for ArtScape Juried Art Show NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts and Culture is looking for artists to take part in the 11th annual ArtScape Juried Art Show. Submissions can be dropped off Saturday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Monday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. or ...

Better Breathers Club of New Ulm to meet Dec. 19

NEW ULM — If you or your family member has COPD or another lung disease, consider attending this free support group to learn the skills to help manage your condition and improve your quality of life. Guest speaker, Cheryl Armstrong, RRT, AE-C, will talk about “Airway Clearance ...

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‘Ballrooms of Brown County’ Exhibit travels to Sleepy Eye SLEEPY EYE — The “Ballrooms of Brown County,” a traveling exhibit of posters, photo enlargements and text panels telling about ballrooms in Brown County, is currently on display at the The Furniture Gallery in Sleepy Eye. The ...

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RAD Zoo program at the Library Saturday NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library will host the RAD Zoo (Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. This entertaining and educational show will feature turtles, snakes, frogs, salamanders, lizards, and even small ...

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Turner Hall is turning 163! NEW ULM — Turner Hall will be celebrating its 163rd birthday with a special luncheon. the public is invited to join the annual Stiftungsfest celebration. This year’s program will feature a video compiled by Turnverein Member Tom Edwards, and his experience ...

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Shop with your Gnomies NEW ULM — Kick off the holiday shopping season with an event featuring local artisans at the 35th Annual Gnomemade Market held on Nov. 7-10. This year the market is located in 16 historic venues and artisan homes. Market hours are: Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.; ...

Concert Series this Sunday

Pianist Bethel Balge will perform with violinist Peter McGuire (left) and cellist Richard Belcher (right) this Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Good Counsel in Mankato for the Music on the Hill Concert Series. The program, titled “Pale Yellow,” includes the Mozart C Major Piano ...

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Early Childhood Screening NEW ULM — Early Childhood Screening is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Wednesday, Dec. 11. Screening is available to any child who is between the ages of 3 years and kindergarten. During screening children will participate in an evaluation of speech, ...

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Junior Pioneers Annual Meeting Oct. 25 NEW ULM — The Junior Pioneers will hold their annual meeting on Friday, Oct. 25, at Turner Hall, New Ulm. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., business meeting at 6 p.m., then a meal followed by the program. Reservations are due by ...

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Cathedral organ concert NEW ULM — The Cathedral Concert Series continues on Friday, OCT. 18 at 7 p.m. Michael Mills, a graduate organ student at the University of Kansas, will be giving an organ recital at the Cathedral. The program includes music from J. S. Bach, Vincent Dubois, and Max ...

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Cathedral 150th Celebration Mass Oct. 20 NEW ULM — Cathedral of the Holy Trinity Parish is celebrating 150 Years of “Knowing, Loving and Serving God” this year. Bishop John M. LeVoir will celebrate the 10 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Oct. 20 in honor of this special occasion. Following ...

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Better Breathers Club of New Ulm NEW ULM — The October meeting of the Better Breathers Club of New Ulm will feature a presentation from Kelly Beneke, PharmD and Charlie Sieberg, PharmD on “Medications for COPD and Asthma.” The presentation will help participants understand the ...

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Balge, McGuire to present recital Sunday MANKATO — Pianist Bethel Balge and violinist Peter McGuire (right) will present a recital of Mozart, Brahms and Franck on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m., in Trinity Chapel at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato. A $10 donation is suggested at the ...

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ECFE Gym Night Friday NEW ULM — Have children who need to run off some extra energy? Join us for ECFE Family Gym Night! Family Gym Night provides an indoor space for kids to scooter, jump, play ball, use riding toys, and lots more. Join us at the Washington Learning Center from 6 TO 7 ...

Germanic American Parade Oct. 5

NEW ULM — Everyone is either invited to watch or walk in the Germanic-American Day Parade starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. Show your pride in your family name or organization. Parade will start at Glockenspiel. Assembly starts at 10:30 a.m. For more information call Rick Eckstein ...