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  1. Jan

    1. AgStar Announces 2017 Annie’s Project Schedule (all-day)
      Jan 10 – Feb 14

      AgStar Announces 2017 Annie’s Project Schedule
      Women invited to expand farming expertise through six-week program

      AgStar Financial Services, ACA, is again hosting Annie’s Project, a nationally-known workshop series dedicated to strengthening women’s role in the modern farm enterprise. Sessions will be offered in seven locations in AgStar’s Minnesota service area over the coming months. The first session starts in St. James on January 10.

      Annie’s Project connects women who are passionate for agriculture and helps them develop a strong and well-rounded understanding of their farm and the agriculture industry. The program curriculum examines five areas of risk, including production, financial, marketing, legal and human resources. The program is offered as part of the AgStar Edge, a resource for enhancing industry knowledge through online resources and in-person educational events.

      “AgStar offers Annie’s Project as an opportunity for women to learn about the common areas of risk in farming and prepare them to make business decisions,” said Amy Durand, AgStar Edge Project Manager.

      Launched in 2003, Annie’s Project has successfully reached more than 8,000 farmers and ranchers in 30 states. AgStar began offering the program in 2014.

      The 2017 Annie’s Project schedule is as follows:
      St. James – Tuesdays, from January 10 to February 14
      Rochester ­– Thursdays, from January 12 to February 16
      Worthington – Thursdays, from January 26 to March 2
      Mankato – Tuesdays, from February 28 to April 4
      St. Cloud – Thursdays, from March 2 to April 6
      New Ulm – Tuesdays, from March 7 to April 11
      Glencoe – Thursdays, from March 9 to April 13

      Annie’s Project Retreat also is available for those unable to attend over six weeks. The retreat will be held February 24-26 at the JW Marriott Mall of America. The retreat offers the same content as a regular Annie’s Project session, but in a condensed format. For more information and to sign up for one of the sessions or the retreat, visit AgStar.com/AnniesProject.

      About AgStar:
      AgStar Financial Services, ACA, headquartered in Mankato, Minn., employs more than 550 full-time team members. The company is part of the national Farm Credit System and has a public mission to serve 69 counties in Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. AgStar’s industry specialization, client segments and market delivery systems result in diversification nationwide. The company has expertise in the corn, soybean, swine, dairy and bio-energy industries. AgStar has developed successful programs in loans, leases, crop insurance, consulting and rural home mortgages. As a value-added financial services cooperative, AgStar allocates patronage dividends to its stockholders. The company is also committed to giving back to rural residents, organizations and communities through AgStar’s Fund for Rural America. Visit AgStar.com for more information.

  2. Jan

    1. Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table

      Tuesday, January 17, 2017

      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      New Ulm Public Library

  3. Jan

    1. Legion Baseball Meeting
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Legion Baseball Meeting

      Wednesday, January 18, 2017

      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      New Ulm American Legion

  4. Jan

    1. HYPE Lunch for January
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      New Ulm Area Young Professionals
      HYPE – Helping Young Professionals Evolve

      Thursday, January 19 at the New Ulm Country Club. Come meet others, share lunch and hear an engaging presentation from Les Schultz, Brown County Probation Director. If you plan on attending or are sending an employee, please RSVP by the end of today to nuyoungprofessionals@gmail.com.

      If you are interested in more information about the group and their activities, like them on Facebook!

    2. HYPE Young Professionals Luncheon
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      HYPE Young Professionals Luncheon

      Thursday, January 19, 2017

      12:00 pm – 1:00 PM

      New Ulm Country Club

    3. Lunch and a Bite of History
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      Lunch and a Bite of History

      Thursday, January 19, 2017

      12:00 pm

      Brown County Museum Annex

      Lunch and a Bite of History program.  “We bring the history, you bring your lunch.” Featuring Historian Steve Chicoine “George H. Mallon, WWI Medal of Honor Recipient and the first man buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery”

      The presentation is the first of seven in a speaker series to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United State’s involvement in World War I.
      The series will feature a host of speakers at noon and in the evening through July and is sponsored by BCHS, the New Ulm Public Library and Friends of the Library.
      BCHS will also unveil an exhibit of World War I “Loyalty and Dissent: Brown County and World War I” in April. Visit www.browncountyhistorymn.org for details.

      Free and Open to the Public! Call BCHS at 507.233.2616 for information.

      Brown County Historical Society 2 North Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073
      www.BrownCountyHistoryMN.org E-Mail: BCHS@BrownCountyHistoryMNUSA.org

    4. American Red Cross Blood Drive – Salem Lutheran Church, Madelia
      1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      American Red Cross Blood Drive at Salem Lutheran Church, Madelia
      109 3rd St SE, Madelia

      Thursday, January 19, 2017

      1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Walk-ins are always welcome, but for your convenience, call ahead for an appointment. Mary Wollsey at 642.3142 or go to redcrossblood.org

    5. Castle Learning for the Joy of Learning Event
      1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      Musical ‘Crooners’

      January 19 at 1:30 pm

      Community Center, 600 N German Street, New Ulm

      State Street Theater’s Kent Menzel will lead this class with music from such singers as Sinatra, Bennett and Martin. Re-member a time when classic crooners owned the radio with the soothing sounds that helped us escape our stresses and soothe our spirits. Experience the satisfying, serene sounds of these larger-than-life entertainers. This will be followed with a public performance of ‘Frank Sinatra & Friends: A Crooner’s Tribute’ at the Community Center on January 20 & 21 with tickets that can be purchased at the door.

    6. BINGO – New Ulm American Legion
      7:00 pm – 9:30 pm


      Thursday, January 19, 2017

      7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      New Ulm American Legion