Editor’s Mailbag

Wingnut RC Flyers meet Saturday

NEW ULM — The Wingnut RC Flyers will be flying radio controlled planes, helicopters and drones indoors at Vogel Fieldhouse on Saturday Feb. 23 and March 2, 9 and 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. The public is invited to watch.

If you have ever been interested in radio controlled flight this is a good opportunity to come and find out what it is all about. If you have an indoor type radio controlled aircraft and are a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), you can join the fun for a $5 fee. Proof of AMA membership will be required to fly. There is no charge to come and watch.

Lafayette fundraiser postponed

LAFAYETTE — Due to inclement weather forecast for this weekend, the Lafayette Charter School PROS Auctions/Meal Fundraiser has been postponed to Sunday, March 3, begining at 11 a.m.

Garden plot planning program

NEW ULM — Emily Korbel, manager of the New Ulm Community Garden, will present “Planning Your Garden Plot” on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. She will discuss square foot gardening, seed catalogs, and the New Ulm Community Garden. Attendees will also have a chance to work on planning their garden plot and look through seed catalogs.

Library and CASTLE to screen “(Mid)West of Somalia”

NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library and CASTLE will host a screening of the documentary “(Mid)West of Somalia” on Friday, March 1 at 1:30 p.m. at the library. The film focuses on the stories of nine Somali-American men and women, all striving for success while seeking a meaningful connection to the rural southern Minnesota communities they call home. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with Gustavus Adolphus Communications Studies Professor Martin Lang, co-producer Noah O’Ryan, and a panel of three Somali-Americans.

Narren to visit library for Fasching

NEW ULM — Families are invited to visit the library on Saturday, March 2 at 10 a.m. for a visit from the Narren and a special Fasching-themed craft. The Narren will show off their characters and hand-carved wood masks and introduce the Fasching celebration.


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