The Consul General of the German Embassy in Washington DC is visiting family in the New Ulm area this weekend. Knut Abraham says that he’s excited to be here. He says he is impressed by how friendly everyone is, and looks forward to visiting the Schell’s Brewery, amongst other local tourist destinations. Abraham’s family is originally from northern Germany, and he now lives in the Hamburg area. He is related to around 9 families around the region, including the Hesse family in New Ulm. Pictured is Abraham (left) & New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman.