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Historical Society offers one-room schoolhouse camp experience NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society is offering a living history camp for children grades K-5. Participants will experience all aspects of a school day in a one-room school, much like children did during the 19th ...

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Victory Vertical Project program June 15 NEW ULM — On Saturday, June 15, Dr. Garik Pedersen, professor at Eastern Michigan University, will present a lecture and concert about the Victory Vertical Project during World War II at First United Methodist Church in New Ulm at Center and Broadway ...

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Senior Fundraiser Breakfast Jun 8 NEW ULM — Community And Seniors Together (C.A.S.T.), invites everyone to a Breakfast Fundraiser from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 8 at George’s Fine Steaks, 301 N Minnesota Street, New Ulm. The $5 breakfast includes fresh biscuits & gravy, a ...

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Humane Society fundraiser Saturday NEW ULM — Brown County Humane Society is holding a plant and bake sale on Satursday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the old Brown Music Store, 2212 S. Broadway. Deutscher Sprachklub meets Sunday The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub will meet from 1 to 3 ...

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Ballroom Classes offered this summer at State Street Theater Co. NEW ULM — State Street Theater Co. announces the return of Ballroom Dance Classes this summer. Classes will take place on Thursdays, starting May 23, from 7-9 p.m and run each Thursday through Aug. 29. Those interested in ...

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Oakwood Spaghetti Supper NEW ULM — Oakwood United Methodist Church will be hosting a spaghetti supper from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at 1630 Oakwood Ave. in New Ulm. The menue includes spaghetti with a choice of meat or meatless sauce, garlic bread, pickles, bars, coffee and water. ...

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Turner Ladies Open House May 7 NEW ULM — The New Ulm Turner Ladies will host an open house in the lower level dining room of Turner Hall from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7. The meeting is open to anyone interested in learning more about the Turner Lady organization and those interested in ...

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ECFE Community Baby Shower NEW ULM — ECFE is sponsoring a Community Baby Shower for everyone who is currently pregnant, has had a baby or adopted a baby in the past 12 months, or is a licensed child care provider caring for at least one infant. Mark your calendars for this event, which ...

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Phone and device charging stations installed at New Ulm Medical Center NEW ULM — Thanks to funding from the New Ulm Medical Center Foundation, patients at New Ulm Medical Center can now charge their phones or devices without worry of a draining battery. Fourteen ChargeTech stations can be ...

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Deutscher Sprachklub meeting moved NEW ULM — The Deutscher Sprachklub will meet this month at a different time and place. Instead of the 3rd Sunday it will meet on the 4th Sunday due to Easter. It will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on April 28 at Ridgeway on 23rd, 720 23rd St. N. From Minnesota ...

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MLC Children’s Theatre presents: ‘The Cat in the Hat’ NEW ULM — MLC Children’s Theatre presents Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Cat In The Hat’ at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the MLC Auditorium. What usually happens in your home when your mom is out and the kids are left behind? Does ...

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Oakwood Spaghetti Supper postponed NEW ULM — Oakwood United Methodist Church is postponing its Spaghetti Supper, originally scheduled for Thursday, April 11, to Thursday, May 16 because of the weather. It will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the church, 1630 Oakwood Ave., New Ulm. A ...

Nuvera Gift Campaign

Nuvera recently completed their “Working Together Great Things Can Happen” campaign, raising over $16,000 for local nonprofit organizations in the communities it serves. Pictured at right, Tricia Gieseke (Nuvera) presents one of the donations to Lori Pickell-Stangel (United Way of Brown ...

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Free dental care for kids MANKATO — Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Department, within the College of Allied Health & Nursing, to provide free dental care to area children on Thursday, April 18, for children ages 5-17 Services provided include cleanings, ...

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‘The Accidental Hero’ in Fairfax FAIRFAX — The Friends of Fairfax Public Library are hosting a performance of “The Accidental Hero” by Patrick Dewane on Saturday, April 6, at 6 p.m., at Fairfax Community Center. “The Accidental Hero” is a multi-media one-man show about a WWII ...

Veterans at the Capitol

Nineteen area Veterans met with Sen. Gary Dahms, and Rep. Paul Torkelson during the annual Veterans Day on the Hill Rally held on March 20. The rally is to show grassroots support for bills that benefit Minnesota’s 370,000 military Veterans. Kneeling L-R: Leo Heiderscheidt, Brian Gramentz, ...

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George Glotzbach to speak at BCHS Lunch NEW ULM — The public is invited to the first Lunch and a Bite of History of 2019 with “Lunch and a Bite of History with Humor” on Thursday, April 4 at noon. George Glotzbach will present “Growing Up German-American Catholic in New Ulm” in the ...

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Free Community Breakfast NEW ULM — A Free Community Breakfast will be served Saturday, March 30 at First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway in New Ulm. Come from 8 to 10 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage, and coffee. Bring family, friends, and the grandkids. All are ...

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Irish ‘Gathering of the Clans’ on Sunday NEW ULM — The Irish Cultural Society of New Ulm will host its annual Gathering of the Clans Banquet on Sunday, March 17 at Don’s Pub (aka Veigel’s Kaiserhoff), 221 North Minnesota. The event will be held in the Wilhelmina Room and begin ...

A Night of Ballroom Dancing

NEW ULM — On Friday, March 15, 2019, the State Street Theater will host a Night of Ballroom Dancing to mark its 80th anniversary. For some, the festivities will start at 6:30 p.m., featuring dance floor/stage seating and a social hour with Gutes Essen appetizers and desserts. Dancing to the ...