Editor’s Mailbag

ECFE Vehicle Fair May 23rd

NEW ULM — District 88’s Early Childhood and Family Education will hold its Vehicle Fair on Wednesday, May 23.

ECFE will fill the Jefferson School parking lot with as many different vehicles as they can find. They have everything from a police car to a semi to a Vet Clinic Van. There will also be two different food vendors on site, so plan to have dinner.

They will also be selling bike helmets for $5 each. If you need a helmet, this is the perfect opportunity to get one fit especially for your head.

The vehicle fair will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.. Do not arrive earlier that 5:30 p.m., as the vehicle need time to safely get into their spots before the fun begins.

Mystery author Christine Husom

to present at library

NEW ULM — Author Christine Husom will discuss her mystery books at New Ulm Public Library on Tuesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. Husom is the best-selling author of the Snow Globe Shop Mysteries and the Winnebago County Mysteries. She has stories in six anthologies and co-edited A Festival of Crime for Nodin Press. Husom holds a law enforcement certificate from Metropolitan State University, trained with the St. Paul Police Department, and served in the Wright County Sheriff’s Department. Call 507-359-8334 for more information about this free program.

Library offers finger nail art class

NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library will offer a nail art class led by library staff member and avid nail artist Leah Bode on Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will learn nail art basics and have the chance to create spring-themed nail art. All supplies will be provided for this free class, which is open to those aged 10 and older; attendees younger than 16 must attend with a parent or guardian. Registration is required; visit www.newulmlibrary.org and choose “Library Events Registration” to register. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.

MNBIF fundraiser at Pizza Ranch Monday

NEW ULM — Lonesome Ron is volunteering to perform his special music at the New Ulm Pizza Ranch on Monday, May 21, from 5 to 8 p.m.. The Pizza Ranch will donate a portion of their sales and all the tips during the time listed to MN Brain Injury Force (MNBIF).

MNBIF is a non-profit that provides free programs and services to support area stroke survivors. MNBIF brain injury and stroke survivors will gather at 4 p.m. to share their stories of courage and hope. MNBIF survivors volunteering will be able to eat free.

A few silent auction items that have been made by survivors will be on display. MNBIF shares stroke information and the ways to spot a stroke = FAST. May is National Stroke Awareness Month.

Free Twins Tickets through HCHY

NEW ULM — Free tickets are available for Twins fans who will be in grades 3-12 this fall. Healthy Community / Healthy Youth of Brown County has received 50 tickets, from Twins Care for Kids, for the Twins game on Friday, June 8 vs. the Los Angeles Angels.

If you are interested in going you must be in grades 3-12 this fall (those in grades 3-6 must have an adult attend with them) and attend a school in New Ulm, Sleepy Eye, Springfield or Comfrey. Cost for the trip is $10 per person. Tickets and seats on the bus will be reserved on a first come first serve basis. To reserve your spot you just mail $10 (check or cash) to: Twins Game, Healthy Communities Healthy Youth, 125 S. Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073.

With the $10 you must include a note from a parent with your name, address, phone number, and email so that we can notify you on whether you are going or not. There is a limit of 10 tickets per household.

The bus will leave from the Springfield High School at 2:30 pm, the Sleepy Eye Public High School at 3 pm, and the New Ulm Pubic High School at 3:30 pm. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. and so hopefully we should be back by midnight or so. You must bring your own money for food. If you have any questions call Healthy Communities Healthy Youth of Brown County at 354-8632 or 276-8628.