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Editor’s Mailbag

Randy Larson, proprietor of the Furniture Gallery in Sleepy Eye, MN. The public is invited to view this exhibit during business hours. The exhibit will be on display until spring of 2020.

‘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 public is invited to view this exhibit during business hours. The exhibit will be on display until spring of 2020.

The Brown County Historical Society developed this exhibit in an effort to take history “on the road” to locations beyond the walls of the Brown County History Museum located in New Ulm. A slide-talk presentation of the “Ballrooms of Brown County” is also available to groups and organizations. For more information about the exhibit or the presentation, call 507-233-2620 or email: programs@browncountyhistorymn.org

City looking for Hans Joohs intern applications

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the year 2020 Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange Program. The recipient of this award will live up to 12 weeks in or near the City of Ulm, Germany. The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission will provide transportation to and from Germany and a modest stipend. The cooperating Ulm organizations will provide housing and a paid internship in a job setting or settings based on the recipient’s background and interests.

Candidates must be within the age group of 18 to 35 years old and show interest in German culture, including some German language skills. Applicants should be from the New Ulm area or have ties to New Ulm. To learn more about this program and obtain an application form, write New Ulm Sister Cities, 100 North Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073; contact the City Manager’s Office at (507)359-8233 or e-mail lisap@newulmmn.gov. For background on the Joohs Exchange visit www.newulmmn.gov/Government/Boards and Commissions/Sister Cities Commission.

Deadline for applying is Dec. 31, 2019.

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