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  1. Mar
    28
    Tue

    1. 2017 AgStar’s Annie’s Project (all-day)
      Mar 28

      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:
      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. Free Tax Preparation by IRS Certified Preparers – New Ulm (all-day)
      Mar 28

      Free Tax Preparation by IRS Certified Preparers

      Call for an appointment at 507.217.3707

      Trained volunteer tax prepares will be in the lower level of the library. 17 N Broadway, New Ulm

      Tuesdays: Feb 14, 21, 28 March 7, 14, 23, 28 April 4, 11, 18
      Thursdays: Feb 16, 23 March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 April 6, 13

      Property Tax Only Thursday, April 20

      Easy, Safe, Secure and 100% Free.
      This Service provided by the New Ulm Public Library and the United Way of the Brown County Area
      www.myfreetaxes.com
      www.unitedwaybrowncountyarea.org

    3. Wabasso Public Library Events
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Wabasso Public Library Events

      Bill Borth, Holocaust Historian, will offer a program about Nazi concentration camps during the years 1933 to 1945.

      Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00p.m. at the Wabasso Community Center.

      This program features photos and interviews of WWII servicemen, Bill Landren, Glenn Stranberg and Don Dean from Kandiyohi County who were stationed at a number of the camps in the days following the prisoner’s emancipation. This program is part of the One Book One County Read program of Redwood county that continues to the end of April. This event is hosted by the Wabasso Public Library.

      Faye Berger will have a book discussion about her book, “Finding Foxholes” A World War II Infantry Route, Then… and 48 Years Later”.

      Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00p.m. at the Wabasso Public Library .

      It’s the account of Private Russel E. Albrecht, U.S. Army, 30th Division, 120th Regiment. He fought at the Siegfried Line, the Ardennes, the Battle of the Bulge, the crossing of the Rhine, and the drive into Germany. It is also a daughter’s memoir of a trip with her husband and her veteran dad to re-trace that 1944 infantry route. This is the One Book, One County Read book and is hosted by the Wabasso Public

    4. Workforce Talent Summit
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Workforce Talent Summit

      Tuesday, March 28, 2017

      2:00 pm

      South Central College, Conference Room

      Contact: Liz Sharp @ 507.385.6641 or lsharp@greatermankato.com

      2nd installment of the Greater Mankato Workforce Talent Summit. More details at: greatermankato.com/talent

    5. Support Pro Kinship for Kids ~ Happy Joe’s
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Come One Come All to Happy Joe’s to Support Pro Kinship for Kids

      Come to enjoy the buffet at
      Happy Joes’s in New Ulm
      Tuesday, March 28, 2017
      5 – 7 pm

      we need everyone to come participate by eating at the buffet on this night at Happy Joe’s for all the buffets purchased this night, $.50 will be given to or program. 

    6. Employment Law Presentation
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Employment Law Presentation

      Joseph A. Gangi, Mankato Business Lawyer coming to the library to talk to businesses about employment law.

      Tuesday, March 28, 2017

      5:30 pm

      St. James Library

      Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and put on by the Watonwan County Library.

      Free, businesses may come and ask questions about unemployment, and right to work and how important it is to have an employee handbook and job descriptions. 

  2. Mar
    29
    Wed

    1. Bingo – New Ulm Event Center
      1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

      Bingo – New Ulm Senior Center

      Every Wednesday

      1:30 pm

      Cards are $1.00 each – Cash prizes are awarded.

  3. Mar
    30
    Thu

    1. Free Tax Preparation by IRS Certified Preparers – New Ulm (all-day)
      Mar 30

      Free Tax Preparation by IRS Certified Preparers

      Call for an appointment at 507.217.3707

      Trained volunteer tax prepares will be in the lower level of the library. 17 N Broadway, New Ulm

      Tuesdays: Feb 14, 21, 28 March 7, 14, 21, 28 April 4, 11, 18
      Thursdays: Feb 16, 23 March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 April 6, 13

      Property Tax Only Thursday, April 20

      Easy, Safe, Secure and 100% Free.
      This Service provided by the New Ulm Public Library and the United Way of the Brown County Area
      www.myfreetaxes.com
      www.unitedwaybrowncountyarea.org

    2. WWI Speaker Series – New Ulm Community Center
      7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

      WWI Speaker Series
      Mary Wingerd- “So Long, Civil Liberties: World War I and the Rule of the Minnesota Commission for Public Safety”

      Thursday, March 30, 2017

      7:00 pm

      Community Center, 600 N German St.,  New Ulm MN

  4. Mar
    31
    Fri

    1. Eagles Extravaganza
      5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Eagles Extravaganza

      Friday March 31

      New Ulm Event Center
      5:00 pm ~ Social Hour
      6:00 pm ~ Dinner (Eagle Entertainment)
      8:30 pm ~ The Blue Ringers

      Eagle Entertainment
      Oak Street Singers
      New Ulm Jazz Band
      Middle School Jazz Band
      Pops Choir
      Eagles Elite Dance Team

      Tickets
      $30 ~ Early Discount
      $35 ~ After March 27th
      $10 ~ Blue Ringers Only (after 8:30 pm, 18+)
      Tickets available for purchase at Cashwise, Hy-Vee, Chamber and online at isd88foundation.org

      Live & Silent Auction Fundraiser 

  5. Apr
    1
    Sat

    1. Hall of Fame nominations are due April 1st. (all-day)
      Apr 1

      Hall of Fame nominations for New Ulm Public Schools are due April 1st.

    2. Aluminum Can Collection & Scrip Sales
      8:30 am – 10:30 am

      Aluminum Can Collection & Scrip Sales: Will be held on Saturday, April 1, from 8:30 – 10:30 AM at the St. Anthony Elementary parking lot. Now accepting all METALS. Examples include, but are not limited to: metal plumbing fixtures, piping, electrical, wiring, motors, copper, brass, aluminum, stainless steel, water heaters, stoves, washers, and dryers. Items that cannot be accepted: refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, electronics (computers, monitors, microwaves, etc.). If you have questions about a certain item, please call Paul and MaryEllen Schanus at (507) 354-3045 or (507) 766-2167All proceeds go towards NUACS Technology.

    3. NUACS Metals Collection
      8:30 am – 10:30 am

      NUACS Metals Collection

      Saturday, April 1, 2017

      8:30 am – 10:30 am

      St. Anthony Elemtary Playground, New Ulm

    4. Champagne Brunch & Spring Fashion Show
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      Champagne Brunch & Spring Fashion Show
      Saturday, April 1, 2017
      Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM 
      Please join the Boutiques of Historic Downtown New Ulm for a Champagne Brunch & Spring Fashion Show at 
      The Grand Center for Arts & Culture

      Enjoy a delicious brunch & beverages in a relaxed environment while viewing this spring’s trendy collections, with unique jewelry & accessories. You’ll experience fashions to update your spring wardrobe, up-close & personal.
      Featuring Spring looks from Semblance, A to Zinnia Floral & Gifts, Gallery 512, and Inspired (formerly Lambrechts).

      $25 – includes $40 worth of coupons from participating stores. Tickets available at Semblance, A to Zinnia Floral & Gifts, Gallery 512, and the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.

      9:00 AM – Doors open
      9:15 AM – Serving
      9:30 AM – Show
      Contact Information: 507.233.4300

    5. Open House Come and go Bridal Shower – Lindsay Pehrson and Eric Benson
      9:30 am – 11:30 am

      Open House Come and go Bridal Shower

      for Lindsay Pehrson and Eric Benson

      Saturday April 1, 2017

      Lafayette Community Center
      540 7th St

      9:30-11:30 am

      Please bring a favorite recipe for the bride. Couple is registered at Kohl’s and Mills Fleet Farm.

      Parents of the couple are Dena & Jo Pehrson and Merling & Linda Benson. 

    6. 9th Annual Spring Luncheon Supporting Redwood Area Hospice Program
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      9th Annual Spring Luncheon Supports Local Hospice

      Redwood Area Hospital Hospice will host their ninth annual Hospice Spring Luncheon on Saturday, April 1st, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls.

      At the lunch event, table hosts set and decorate a table according to a theme of their choice. Themes can be inspired by dishes, a favorite holiday, sports team, upcoming event, your business or just about anything. Hosts then invite up to eight guests to join them for the lunch. Guests tour the tables and are served a delicious lunch.

      “If you love decorating and entertaining, this is the event for you,” said Karen Melges, Redwood Area Hospital Foundation Director. “Hosting a table is a great opportunity to share your creativity and enjoy the company of friends while supporting our hospital’s hospice program.”

      New this year will be a fashion show featuring LuLaRoe clothing hosted by fashion consultant, Shelby Helgeson.

      The luncheon is sponsored by Thrivent Communities Foundation. Proceeds from the event benefit the Redwood Area Hospital Hospice program.

      If you are interested in hosting a table or attending the event, contact Karen Melges, Redwood Area Hospital Foundation director, at 507.637.4668.

    7. Toddler Time Yoga
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Toddler Time Yoga

      Strong Walkers to Age 4 with Caregiver

      The class is based on movement, songs, stories and fun, with Kinzie Eckstein

      Saturday, April 1, 2017

      10:00 am

      Children’s Room, New Ulm Public Library

    8. Come & Go Bridal Shower Honoring Maddy O’Brien
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Come & Go Bridal Shower

      Honoring Maddy O’Brien, 
      Bride-to-Be of
      Anthony Wieneke

      Saturday, April 1
      11 am – 1 pm

      New Ulm Community Center
      600 N. German, New Ulm

      Parents of the Couple
      Joan & Paul Wieneke
      Marcia O’Brien & Vince o’Brien

      Registered at
      Target, Amazon & Zola 

       

       

    9. Grilled Pork Chop Dinner – Winthrop
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Winthrop Fire Department Relief Association Grilled Pork Chop Dinner

      Saturday, April 1, 2017

      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Winthrop Fire Hall

      Pork chop, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetable, plus dessert!

      Cost per meal: $9.00 in advance     $10.00 at the door

      Extra pork chop $3.00

      Advanced tickets available at Perennial Bank and Mid Country Bank

      Take-outs available

  6. Apr
    2
    Sun

    1. 34th Annual Potato Pancake Dinner
      9:00 am – 1:30 pm

      All Are Welcome!
      Trinity Lutheran Church
      (Co Rd# 8, 4 Miles East of Hwy# 22, Gaylord, MN)

      Country Western/Blue Grass
      Worship Service & Potato Pancake Dinner
      Sunday, April 2nd

      9 am and 11 am Worship Service
      10 am – 1:30 pm Pancake Dinner

      Music by:  GreenLake Bluegrass Band
      Western Sermon by:  Pastor Scott Richards

      34th Annual Potato Pancake Dinner
      sponsored by Trinity’s Men’s Fellowship

      Serving: Potato Pancakes, Pancakes, Ham & Etc.

      *** Free Will Offering *** 

    2. New Auburn Lions Club Spring Fling Brunch
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm
      New Auburn Lions Club Spring Fling Brunch
       
      Sunday, April 2nd 10 am – 1 pm
      New Auburn City Hall
       Serving: Scrambled eggs with Ham & Cheese, hashbrowns, muffins, coffee, juice and milk.
      Adults: $6.00
      Children 10 & under: $4.00
      5 & under: free
       
      All proceeds go to Community Projects.
  7. Apr
    4
    Tue

    1. 2017 AgStar’s Annie’s Project (all-day)
      Apr 4

      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:
      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. Free Tax Preparation by IRS Certified Preparers – New Ulm (all-day)
      Apr 4

      Free Tax Preparation by IRS Certified Preparers

      Call for an appointment at 507.217.3707

      Trained volunteer tax prepares will be in the lower level of the library. 17 N Broadway, New Ulm

      Tuesdays: Feb 14, 21, 28 March 7, 14, 21, 28 April 4, 11, 18
      Thursdays: Feb 16, 23 March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 April 6, 13

      Property Tax Only Thursday, April 20

      Easy, Safe, Secure and 100% Free.
      This Service provided by the New Ulm Public Library and the United Way of the Brown County Area
      www.myfreetaxes.com
      www.unitedwaybrowncountyarea.org

  8. Apr
    5
    Wed

    1. Soup & Salad Luncheon and Boutique
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Hector United Methodist Church
      300 2nd St. W. 

      Soup & Salad Luncheon and Boutique
      Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
      Starting 11:00 am

      Adults $9 ~ Preschool Free 

  9. Apr
    6
    Thu

    1. Free Tax Preparation by IRS Certified Preparers – New Ulm (all-day)
      Apr 6

      Free Tax Preparation by IRS Certified Preparers

      Call for an appointment at 507.217.3707

      Trained volunteer tax prepares will be in the lower level of the library. 17 N Broadway, New Ulm

      Tuesdays: Feb 14, 21, 28 March 7, 14, 21, 28 April 4, 11, 18
      Thursdays: Feb 16, 23 March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 April 6, 13

      Property Tax Only Thursday, April 20

      Easy, Safe, Secure and 100% Free.
      This Service provided by the New Ulm Public Library and the United Way of the Brown County Area
      www.myfreetaxes.com
      www.unitedwaybrowncountyarea.org

  10. Apr
    7
    Fri

    1. Cathedral of the Holy Trinity All You Can Eat Fish Fry
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

      All You Can Eat

      MEN’S FISH FRY

      Friday, April 7, 2017
      4 – 8 pm

      Adults $12 ~ Children 5-12 $5 ~ Under 5 Free 

      Menu:
      Batter Fried Cod
      Scalloped Potatoes
      Coleslaw & Corn
      Sherbet, Coffee & Milk

      Take Out Orders Available 

      Raffle Drawing at 8 pm

    2. Perfect Pairings
      6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

      Perfect Pairings

      5th annual fundraising event with all proceeds to benefit 
      the Youth Activities Scholarship Program for Brown County

      Tickets Now Available!

      Event Details:
      Unique 4 Course Dinner
      With Wine Pairings
      Auction Card Raffle

      Friday, April 7th, 2017
      New Ulm Country Club, 1 Golf Lane, New Ulm
      5:30 Social Hour with Dinner beginning at 6:30

      Tickets: $45  per person

      What’s on the Menu

      Seared Sea Scallop 
      over butternut squash risotto and parsley oil

      Burrata cheese over spring greens
      with thinly sliced roasted striped beets
      drizzled with a reduced balsamic-truffle vinaigrette

      Roasted Tenderloin Beef
      served with au gratin potato dauphinoise, grilled jumbo asparagus
      baby carrots & taragon bearnaise
      (Mahi Mahi entree option available upon request)

      Apple Tart
      with pecan streusel, caramel & black lava salt

      Each course will be paired with a unique wine option 

      Reserve your tickets TODAY
      by calling (507)354-6512
      or stop by the United Way Office,
      622 Center Street, 2nd floor of the Lind House in New Ulm
       

  11. Apr
    8
    Sat

    1. FOG Youth Ham BINGO
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      FOG Youth Ham BINGO

      Saturday, April 8, 2017

      6:00 pm start

      Lafayette Fire Station

      Beverages & Lunch Available – BBQ or Hot Dog Plate

      All proceeds to Fields of Grace Youth Group

    2. HAM BINGO
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      FOG Youth 

      HAM BINGO

      Saturday, April 8
      6:00 pm
      Lafayette Fire Station

      40 Games including 2 blackouts
      20 Games ~ $10     40 Games ~ $20

      All Ages Welcome

      Beverages & Lunch Available
      BBQ or Hot Dog Plate

      All proceeds to Fields of Grace Youth Group 

  12. Apr
    9
    Sun

    1. SMOKED HAM & PANCAKE BREAKFAST
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Annual

      SMOKED HAM & PANCAKE BREAKFAST 

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
      Green Isle

      April 9,  2017
      8 am – 1 pm

      Menu:  Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Ham,
      Cheese, Applesauce, Bars and Beverage

      Free Will Offering

      ** Please feel free to join us for Worship Service at 9 am

      Proceeds raised will go toward parking lot repairs at the church