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THUMBS UP State BMX will attract riders and visitors It is a great weekend for bicycle enthusiasts, especially those who participate in BMX competition. On Sunday, the River Valley BMX track in New Ulm will host a state qualifier. Races start at 11:25 a.m. Sunday. It is anticipated several ...

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THUMBS UP George’s Ballroom sign will be preserved The historic George’s Ballroom is expected to be demolished as part of a redevelopment plan in September, but at least one part of the building will be preserved. The iconic sign hanging off Center Street will be preserved and ...

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THUMBS UP Take advantage of Memorial Day events It is Memorial Day Weekend, a time for remembering those we have lost over the years. Many area communities are holding special Memorial Day programs on Monday. In New Ulm, Memorial Day observance begins at 9:30 a.m. Monday with a parade ...

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THUMBS UP Graduation Time Graduation season is upon us. Several college and high school graduation ceremonies are scheduled for week, with others scheduled for next weekend. Sleepy Eye High School’s graduation was Friday. Cathedral High School of New Ulm will hold their graduation ...

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THUMBS UP National Child Care Provider Day Friday was Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, which is celebrated on the Friday before Mother’s Day. The day celebrates child care providers, teachers and other educators of young people. Few groups are more deserving of an appreciation day. ...

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THUMBS UP Cellar Press celebrating five years The Cellar Press Studio in the lower levels of The Grand is celebrating five years today and that is an impressive achievement. It contains a unique collection of letterpress and printmaking machines has brought dozens of artists to New Ulm. The ...