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Program to cover meaning of being ‘German’ NEW ULM — Many Minnesotans have German ancestors from domains of the Austrian Empire, and many have a branch of the family tree from Bohemia, an ancient kingdom whose lands today make up the Czech Republic. Attend this entertaining free slide ...

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Murder Mystery and Fundraiser at NUACS Friday NEW ULM — Lake Life is the theme of the annual New Ulm Area Catholic Schools Fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 24. The fun starts at 5 p.m. with brats, soup and chips for $7 in the NUACS Cafeteria, serving until 7:30 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., bingo, games and ...

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Organ Concert at Cathedral on Friday NEW ULM — Dr. Chris Gage, music director and organist at Overbrook Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA, will present an organ concert at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on Friday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. Dr. Gage has performed in numerous organ ...

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Deutscher Sprachklub meeting Jan. 19 NEW ULM — The New Ulm Deutscher Sprachklub (German Speaking Club) will meet on Jan. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the annex room to the Martin Luther College cafeteria. This is the club’s Christmas party. All are welcome. There are no fees. We only ask ...

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Library to host program on spiders NEW ULM — DNR Naturalist Scott Kudelka will present “Spiders: Friend or Foe?” on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Many people find spiders scary or creepy, usually because of spiders’ eight legs, big eyes and how easily they ...

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Phil Thompson to perform “Billy & Elton: The Hits” at State Street Theater NEW ULM — Internationally acclaimed pop pianist, vocalist, and Kawai-endorsed touring artist Phil Thompson will perform a night of Billy Joel and Elton John’s biggest hits on Jan. 11 at 7 p.m at State ...

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German carols at the Cathedral on Christmas NEW ULM — German Weihnachtslieder (Christmas car- ols) will be featured at New Ulm’s Cathedral of the Holy Trin- ity, 605 North State Street, on Christmas morning. Everyone is invited. Carols will begin at 7:30 a.m. and lead into the 8 a.m. ...

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MN Valley Civil War Round Table to discuss disease during the Civil War NEW ULM — Retired DNR Forester and New Ulm Fire Fighter Tom Romaine will discuss the impact of disease during the Civil War at the Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Ulm ...

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Legion Auxiliary Curiosity Shop NEW ULM — The American Legion Auxiliary will be having their annual Christmas curiosity shop, baked goods and luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Holiday Prize Bingo at St. George ST. GEORGE — Catholic United Financial is sponsoring a ...

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BCHS Craft and Bake Sale Dec. 14 NEW ULM — The Brown County Humane Society will hold a Holiday Bake and Craft Sale on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oak Hills Living Center, 1314 8th N. St., New Ulm. Donations of crafts can be brought to the shelter any morning before Dec/ 14. ...

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Armstrong Boulevard Brass Quintet to play NEW ULM — The Armstrong Boulevard Brass Quintet will perform on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. The quintet, which includes members Craig Brenden, Thomas Bierer, Steve Spieker, Dave Stordalen and Al Tonn, will play ...

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Annual Advent Prayer Service to be held at Church of St. Mary, Bird Island BIRD ISLAND — An Advent Prayer Service with the Most Reverend John M. LeVoir, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. at the Church of St. Mary, 220 S. 10th Street in Bird ...

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Call for Artists for ArtScape Juried Art Show NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts and Culture is looking for artists to take part in the 11th annual ArtScape Juried Art Show. Submissions can be dropped off Saturday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Monday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. or ...

Better Breathers Club of New Ulm to meet Dec. 19

NEW ULM — If you or your family member has COPD or another lung disease, consider attending this free support group to learn the skills to help manage your condition and improve your quality of life. Guest speaker, Cheryl Armstrong, RRT, AE-C, will talk about “Airway Clearance ...

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‘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 ...

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RAD Zoo program at the Library Saturday NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library will host the RAD Zoo (Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. This entertaining and educational show will feature turtles, snakes, frogs, salamanders, lizards, and even small ...

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Turner Hall is turning 163! NEW ULM — Turner Hall will be celebrating its 163rd birthday with a special luncheon. the public is invited to join the annual Stiftungsfest celebration. This year’s program will feature a video compiled by Turnverein Member Tom Edwards, and his experience ...

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Shop with your Gnomies NEW ULM — Kick off the holiday shopping season with an event featuring local artisans at the 35th Annual Gnomemade Market held on Nov. 7-10. This year the market is located in 16 historic venues and artisan homes. Market hours are: Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.; ...

Concert Series this Sunday

Pianist Bethel Balge will perform with violinist Peter McGuire (left) and cellist Richard Belcher (right) this Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Good Counsel in Mankato for the Music on the Hill Concert Series. The program, titled “Pale Yellow,” includes the Mozart C Major Piano ...

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Early Childhood Screening NEW ULM — Early Childhood Screening is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Wednesday, Dec. 11. Screening is available to any child who is between the ages of 3 years and kindergarten. During screening children will participate in an evaluation of speech, ...