Editor’s Mailbag

Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums to remain closed

ST. PAUL — For the continued safety of staff and visitors and in compliance with Governor Walz’s March 25 executive order involving public accommodations, the Minnesota Historical Society will extend temporary closure of its historic sites and museums. All MNHS locations will remain closed to the public through May 1.

In addition, all public events, field trips and rentals are suspended through May 1.

Community Breakfast canceled

NEW ULM — The monthly Community Breakfast at First United Methodist Church in New Ulm, scheduled for March 28, has been canceled.

Diocese of New Ulm shutdown

NEW ULM – Based on the most recent information received by local, state, and federal health authorities for slowing the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Bishop John M. LeVoir has decided to extend the suspension of all public Masses in the Diocese of New Ulm through April 13, 2020.

All Catholics in the diocese remain dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass during this time.

Mankato Symphony season

MANKATO – The Mankato Symphony Orchestra board of directors has decided to cancel the remainder of the 2019/20 season.

MSO will post updates on social media channels. It will honor previously purchased tickets for our upcoming 20|21 season programs, accept ticket purchases as donations, or offer refunds. 

The MSO Office will be open on Fridays, 8am – 4pm, until further notice.

We are planning a robust and exciting 20|21 Season and look forward to sharing music with you again, as soon as we can.


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