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Authors to discuss “Boy in Blue” Civil War Monument NEW ULM — Authors Julie Schrader and Bryce Stenzel will visit New Ulm Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss their new book, “The Boy in Blue: Blue Earth County Minnesota’s Civil War Memorial.” The book ...

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New Ulm Gem & Mineral Society meets Feb. 10 MORGAN — The New Ulm Gem & Mineral Society will meet Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Morgan Public Library at 1 p.m.. in the lower level meeting room. Wheelchair accessible. A DVD on agates will be shown. Show-and-tell is encouraged. For more ...

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ECFE Concert: DD & Rosco NEW ULM — Join ECFE on Saturday, Jan. 26 for a free family concert. Kids of all ages will have a great time writing new songs with DD & Rosco in an interactive song-writing concert. DD & Rosco will lead the crowd in writing “fill in the blank” ...

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Library and CASTLE to screen “(Mid)West of Somalia” NEW ULM — The New Ulm Public Library and CASTLE will host a screening of the documentary “(Mid)West of Somalia” on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 1:30 p.m. at the library. The film focuses on the stories of nine Somali-American men and women, ...

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Give Kids a Smile Free Dental Care MANKATO — Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Department joins a statewide effort to provide free dental care to area children on Thursday, Jan. 31, and Friday, Feb. 1. Concerned about the growing number of children who are unable to ...

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March for Life trip Jan. 22 NEW ULM — All are welcome to join the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on Tuesday, Jan. 22 for the 2019 March for Life. A coach bus will leave at 7:40 a.m. following the 7 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 605 N. State Street. The bus will return at ...

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Library and CASTLE to lead book discussion NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library and CASTLE welcome all to a book discussion of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Sloot on Thursday, January 24, at 1:30 p.m. at the library. Dr. Joan Krikava, Hospitalist at New Ulm Medical ...

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ABE offering computer classes NEW ULM — Computer classes are back at Adult Basic Education. Classes will begin on Monday, March 4, from 6 - 8 pm and will continue on Mondays until April 15. Adult Basic Education classes and hours are increasing starting Jan. 14 at 17 N. Broadway St, New Ulm ...

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Lafayette Lions to hold Belgian waffle breakfast LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Area Lions Club will host its annual Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Lafayette Community Center. Serving for the breakfast/brunch will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes all-you-can ...

3M Club donates to Relay for Life

3M Club donated $500 to Relay for Life as part of the Christmas Dinner Dance. Accepting the check is Jessica Zanke. From left are Jessica Zanke and Amy Scheibel

3M Club donates to Area Food Shelf

Submitted photos 3M Club of New Ulm donated $500 to the New Ulm Area Food Shelf as part of the 3M Club Christmas Dinner/Dance held on Dec. 1. Accepting the check is Brad Kirk. From left are Koni Filzen, Amy Scheibel and Brad Kirk

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Early Childhood Screening next week NEW ULM — Early Childhood Screening is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Screening is available to any child who is between the ages of 3 years and Kindergarten. During screening children will participate in ...

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Big Ideas offering classes in 2019 NEW ULM — Big Ideas is a non-profit organization located in New Ulm working to expose anyone ages 13-113 to the value of skilled trades and, through hands-on Community Education Classes, the sense of accomplishment that is attained from a job well done. ...

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Adult Winter Reading Program at Library Those aged 16 and older are invited to participate in the free Adult Winter Reading Program at New Ulm Public Library from Wednesday, January 2 through Friday, March 1. This year's program is "Book Bingo." Participants can pick up a Bingo card at the ...

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Alice Lind Play Reading Society NEW ULM — The Alice Lind Play Reading Society will read “The Crucible” at its next meeting, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Lind House. In 1692, in Salem Massachusetts several young girls fell ill, victims of self-imposed hallucinations and seizures. In ...

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Springfield Museum Christmas Tree Walk SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Museum is celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas Tree Walk. Over two dozen Christmas trees decorated by organizations in the community are on display at the museum. Each organization has come up with unique ...

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St. George Youth Bingo Sunday ST. GEORGE — The youth members of the St. George Catholic United Financial are sponsoring a “Holiday Bingo” Sunday, afternoon Dec. 2, at 1:30 p.m. in the St. George parish center. Prizes for the bingo will be holiday articles and treats. Desserts, ...

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Concord Singers headline ‘A Holly Jolly Christmas Show’ NEW ULM — The State Street Theater Company will present ‘A Holly Jolly Christmas’, a holiday variety show featuring the Concord Singers on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. with a matinee performance on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. The ...

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St. John’s Cookie Bake Dec. 8 and 9 SEARLES — St. John the Baptist Church in Searles is holding its Cookie Bake on Dec. 8 and 9. Order Forms available at www.holycrossafc.org or by contacting Carol Waibel at 359-4339. All orders are due by Dec. 2. There are 19 varieties at $4.25 a ...

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Minnesota Valley Chorale announces 40th anniversary concert series MANKATO — Join Minnesota Valley Chorale for their Fall Concert Series celebrating its 40th season. The concert features the world premiere of “In Glory Everlasting” by David Von Kampen, commissioned for the chorale’s ...